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TAKANORI GOMI RUMORS

Joe Lauzon: I felt I had taken the life out of Gomi

The ending of Saturday's first UFC on FOX main card bout between Takanori Gomi and Joe Lauzon combined jarring violence and surprising compassion. Fighters are supposed to keep attacking one another until the referee separates them, and stop not a moment sooner. However, after he had unleashed a barrage of concussive  punches and elbows on a flattened out, belly-down Gomi, Lauzon...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon pummels Takanori Gomi, then shows him mercy in first round win

CHICAGO --- Just as he did in his UFC debut nearly 9 years ago against Jens Pulver, Joe Lauzon defeated one his fighting heros Saturday night. The all-time UFC performance bonus leader needed just 2:37 to stop former world champion Takanori Gomi in their UFC on FOX main card bout via strikes on the ground from back mount. Gomi took the center of the cage and walked Lauzon down at...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon TKO’s Takanori Gomi In 1st Round At UFC On FOX 16

Joe Lauzon didn’t take long to put away Takanori Gomi tonight at UFC ON FOX 16, taking him down and TKO’ing him with ground and pound mid-way through the first round. Round One: Gomi feeling out with the jab to start. He throws a left now as he goes in on the attack. Lauzon with a jab of his own. Two hard body punches from Gomi. Another couple of punches from him and two...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 25, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lauzon brings in Takanori Gomi impersonator for last day of sparring

We've been in Massachusetts all week long shadowing lightweight star Joe Lauzon during the last week of his training camp for his UFC on Fox Chicago's main card lightweight scrap with former world champion Takanori Gomi for an upcoming feature, but Joe's video blog crew also decided to hit the scene a little early and catch some of the preparation and fun. In episode one of Joe's...
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2015  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Closer Look: UFC 172′s Gomi vs. Vallie-Flagg FOTN Classic

There was a lot of great action inside the octagon at UFC 172 with some sweet finishes that made performance of the night tough award to decide. It was an easy choice for FOTN, however, as Takanori Gomi and Isaac Vallie-Flagg came together to give us one of the best fights of the year to date. It was the kind of fight that had you rooting for both fighters by the end of it and wanting...
Via hov-mma
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Takanori Gomi defeats Isaac Vallie-Flag in a bloodbath

The Fireball Kid’s still got it. And by ‘it,’ I mean he can still throw a Hadouken with his left hand like it was 2004. Isaac Vallie-Flag put on one hell of a fight, and many say he was beating GOmi at one point, but I had it 29-28 at worst on my card. I could argue for a 30-27. Vallie-Flag did his best in staying active and moving through Gomi’s punches, but in the end,...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 26, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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