Found February 25, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Preliminary bouts (on FX): Takanori Gomi (32-8) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (18-7-2) After decisive back-to-back losses against Nate Diaz and Clay Guida, the once dominant Pride champion returns to his native land for a fight that could seal his fate with the UFC. Gomi, 33, earned his nickname "The Fireball Kid" for a string of spectacular finishes during his prime, including his crushing six-second knockout of Ralph Gracie at Pride Bushido 3, the fastest knockout in the now-defunct organization's history, as well as finishes over Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett, Jens Pulver, Luiz Azeredo, Tatsuya Kawajiri and Hayato Sakurai. From 2004 to 2006, Gomi was indeed the man to beat at 155 pounds. The Japanese southpaw began a decline in recent years, losing numerous fights by submission against the likes of Kenny Florian, Satoru Kitaoka, Marcus Aurelio and Nick Diaz, a result that was later changed to a no-contest due to Diaz testing positive for marijuana. Gomi's UFC...

UFC 144 Results: The Fireball Kid Is Back

Hometown hero Takanori Gomi survived a late 1st Round scare Sunday afternoon in Saitama, Japan. His opponent Eiji Mitsuoka caught him with a brutal counter right. Instead of going for the TKO, Mitsuoka followed Gomi to the ground and looked to flatten his opponent out, sinking in the triangle. Luckily for Gomi he was saved by the bell and the fight continued. Gomi entered Round...

UFC 144 Prelims: Takanori Gomi Stops Eiji Mitsuoka in Stirring Comeback

Former Pride Fighting Championships lightweight titleholder Takanori Gomi still houses some of the competitive fire that made him a global superstar.
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