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State of Nevada Rebuts Nick Diaz Lawsuit

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Last Tuesday, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz filed a lawsuit against the Nevada state athletic commission, claiming that the state regulation agency violated his right to due process by declining to grant him a hearing on the status of his fighter's license within 45 days of his suspension.

According to the state of Nevada's office of the attorney general, the legal move is misguided. That is because Diaz's legal team, headed by Ross C. Goodman, cited a "summary suspension" of Diaz's license in his court filing. According to Nevada's state codes, a summary suspension can be ordered if an agency finds that "public health, safety or welfare imperatively require emergency action."

But in a written response from Nevada attorney general Catherine Cortez Masto to Goodman and forwarded to MMA Fighting, the state of Nevada asserts that Diaz's legal team misunderstood the suspension...

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Post #1   4/30/12 7:44:48PM   

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Diaz need to pay for a better lawyer

Post #2   4/30/12 7:52:01PM   

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Is this drama over yet?

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Post #3   5/1/12 4:52:56PM   

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haha..there's always two sides to a story. He didn't show up? Sounds familiar.

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Post #4   5/1/12 5:18:42PM