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Jim Miller becomes first fighter to win at UFC 100 and UFC 200

LAS VEGAS -- Jim Miller made short work of Japanese legend Takanori Gomi to kick off UFC 200 on Saturday night with a vicious ground-and-pound TKO victory in the first round.Miller not only started off the card but he also became the first fighter to fight and win at both UFC 100 and UFC 200.In 2009, Miller defeated former "Ultimate Fighter" winner Mac Danzig by unanimous decision...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi on luster lost, and passion yet enduring

LAS VEGAS --- There's usually a predictable rhythm to interviews conducted through an interpreter. Question-listen– translation – consideration – answer- listen – translation – next question.The listening is a combination of real (on the translator's part), and faux (on the part of whoever is listening while words not spoken in a language known to them),...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 200 Fight Preview: Jim Miller vs. Takanori Gomi

This is just an amazing fight to kick off the majestic UFC 200 fight card. Both of these guys are battle tested warriors and bring a ton of experience to the table. Miller has lost four of his last five fights, and Gomi comes in having lost three of four. It’s a must win situation for both fighters, and should be a barnburner. Jim Miller has been a stalwart at Lightweight in the...
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July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Miller Vs Takanori Gomi Added To UFC 200

Two veteran campaigners, Jim Miller and Takanori Gomi, will battle at the UFC 200 card In las Vegas on July 9th. Miller is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Diego Sanchez at UFC 196 last month, and troublingly for the 32 year-old that marks his fourth defeat in his past five fights. Miller has
Via Fight Of The Night
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

From Fireball Kid to wise veteran, Takanori Gomi now enjoys the small moments

CHICAGO --- By the time former world champion Takanori Gomi got to the UFC, in 2010, he was already a living MMA legend. Now, as he heads into a UFC on FOX main event contest against Joe Lauzon on Saturday, Gomi is a nearly 17 year-veteran. He began his professional MMA career in 1998, while still a teenager. After all these years, we asked the fighter Thursday afternoon if he still...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Myles Jury scorches Takanori Gomi with first round TKO

It took Myles Jury less than two minutes to put away Takanori Gomi with a blistering first round knockout in the co-main event from the UFC Fight Night card in Japan. While he's moved all the way to No. 9 in the lightweight rankings, Jury remains one of the most underrated fighters at 155-pounds despite the fact that he's undefeated and has looked better than ever since his stint...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Myles Jury TKO’s Takanori Gomi In 92 Seconds At UFC Fight Night 52

Myles Jury earned another big win in the UFC’s lightweight division at UFC Fight Night 52 today, stopping Takanori Gomi early in the first round by TKO after dropping him with a right hand. Round One: Jury with a leg kick to start. He lands a high kick to the upper body. A front kick flicks out now as he looks to settle into the fight. Gomi wings a punch that misses. Jury using...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi Vs Myles Jury Now Set For UFC Fight Night 52 In Japan

Takanori Gomi was recently confirmed to be competing on the UFC’s latest visit to Japan at UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20th, and now he has an opponent in the shape of Myles Jury. Gomi’s had mixed results over the course of his four year stint in the UFC so far, but he’s currently enjoying his best spell with three wins in his last four fights, including a unanimous decision...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomi, Vallie-Flagg, Benavidez and Beal Win Bonuses at UFC 172

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Takanori Gomi (pictured), Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Joseph Benavidez and Chris Beal each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira.” Gomi and Vallie-Flagg took home “Fight of the Night” for their back-and-forth 15-minute shootout. Gomi rallied to...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi Returns Against Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172

Former Pride FC lightweight champion Takanori Gomi (pictured) will return to action to fight Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172. Vallie-Flagg was initially scheduled to face Danny Castillo in the April 26 event. No word on why Castillo was forced to withdraw from the scrap. The UFC announced the new matchup Tuesday night. Gomi hasn’t been seen since dropping a split decision to Diego...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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