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UFC Quick Quote: Henry Cejudo will fight in Las Vegas if Nick Diaz is set free by NSAC

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

"I think there's due process going on. So as soon as that gets overturned, we can talk. I mean, obviously I'm not my own boss. I'd have to sit down and talk to everybody from the UFC and decide what we're gonna do. [As long as] Nick Diaz is freed, I'll fight in Vegas."

-- Henry Cejudo previously proclaimed that he would never fight in the state of Nevada after the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Nick Diaz for five years for a failed drug test. But, now that the steps are in place to reduce Nick's sentence, Cejudo is changing his tune a bit. After defeating Jussier Formiga at UFC Fight Night 78 in Monterrey, Mexico (recap), the former Olympian tells MMA Fighting if the Stockton slugger is "freed," he'll fight in Las Vegas. And it's a god thing, too, because after racking up his latest win, the wrestling powerhouse is in line for a shot at the flyweight title against division kingpin, Demetrious Johnson. But, the ball, it seems, is still in the NSAC's court.

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