Donald Cerrone, Nate Diaz to fight
He will face Nate Diaz at UFC 141, the promotion announced Monday on its website.
The fight will be held Dec. 30 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It is being billed as the UFC 141 co-main event.
Cerrone (17-3, one no contest) has won six fights in a row. The former WEC lightweight contender is 4-0 since making his UFC debut on Feb. 5. After a four-fight stint at welterweight, Diaz returned to lightweight in September against Takanori Gomi. He submitted Gomi in the first round.
Diaz is 14-7 as a pro.
Franklin McNeil covers mixed martial arts and boxing for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Franklin_McNeil.
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