Archive: takanori gomi

Oct 1, 2014 9:58 am

Fury vs. Cowboy?

Undefeated UFC lightweight Myles “Fury” Jury (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has apparently been offered a fight with surging 155-pound contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. “Fury” gave fans the inside scoop earlier today: I’m getting asked non-stop when I’m fighting next and if it’ll be against Donald Cerrone. Just to let you all have a little inside...

Sep 21, 2014 10:45 am

Takanori Gomi Unsure About Fighting Future Following Loss To Jury

Following his quick KO loss to Myles ‘Fury’ Jury at UFC Fight Night Japan yesterday morning, Takanori Gomi admits that he is contemplating retiring. Gomi recovered from a loss to Diego Sanchez in March of 2013 to pick up a unanimous decision win over Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172 in April of 2014. That victory...

Sep 21, 2014 9:14 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Jury’s Quick Finish Over Gomi

Yesterday morning, the UFC hit Japan for an event that delivered by all standards. In the co-main event for the bout, Myles ‘Fury’ Jury showed why he deserves to be in the top 10 rankings with his quick first round KO over Takanori Gomi. We have compiled the best Tweets from UFC fighters who watched...


Sep 20, 2014 2:10 am

UFC FN 52 Results: Jury Makes Quick Work of Gomi, Gets 1st Round KO Win

#9 ranked UFC lightweight Myles Jury earned his sixth victory in a row tonight after a quick TKO win against Takanori Gomi. Jury saw the opening down the middle and threw a right cross that landed directly on Gomi’s chin. Gomi fell to the ground but disguised his grogginess well. Regardless, Jury still dove on...

Sep 19, 2014 9:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on UFC Fight pass, the UFC returns to action with a fantastic fight card in Japan. ‘UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson’ takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Here are the live results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 3 a.m. ET) Mark Hunt def. Roy Nelson by way of...

Sep 18, 2014 3:20 pm

REPLAY! Watch Gomi KO Griffin Back In 2010

“The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi rocks Tyson Griffin with a right hand and earns a knockout victory inside the Octagon. Watch Gomi battle Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 in Japan.

Sep 16, 2014 3:39 pm

Gomi – Yesterday’s Heroes, Tomorrow’s Legends

Due to his fearless fighting style, Takanori Gomi is one of Japan’s most popular fighters. He is one of the last former PRIDE greats still active in the UFC, and will be facing a crossroads fight against the dangerous and unbeaten challenger Myles Jury on September 20, which also happens to be his birthday. VICE...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 3, 2014 8:53 am

Takanori Gomi vs. Myles Jury Added To Fight Night 52

FOXSports.com has reported that UFC Fight Night 52, which will serve as the UFC’s return to Japan, will now play host to Takanori Gomi vs. Myles Jury, however no contracts have been signed. Myles Jury had been making a strong play to get a fight with Nate Diaz, however when Diaz didn’t go for it,...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...

Mar 5, 2014 7:21 am

Takanori Gomi Replaces Danny Castillo At UFC 172

The Fireball Kid is back. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that PRIDE veteran and fan favorite, Takanori Gomi, will be replacing Danny Castillo at next month’s UFC 172 event. Gomi will be facing Isaac Vallie-Flagg in the newly announced contest. Castillo is not being taken off the card, however, as the UFC is deciding on his new...

Dec 4, 2013 4:57 pm

UFC Signs Three New Fighters To Its Roster

The UFC is continuing its march towards global domination, as three new prospects have been signed to the roster. Now, I’ll be first to admit that whenever we have a list of newly signed UFC fighters, it can sometimes read more like a “who’s that” list, rather than a “who’s who” list. But this time...

Nov 25, 2013 10:20 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi

Japanese superstar Takanori Gomi hopes his historic striking power will win this bout with Nate Diaz. Returning to lightweight, Diaz is well aware that if he is to hand the former PRIDE champion a loss, he will have to be on top of his game.

Oct 22, 2013 11:05 am

Report: Tatsuya Kawajiri Signs with UFC and Looks For Fight on January Card in Singapore

Sources close to Japanese featherweight fighter, Tatsuya Kawajiri, have said the 145-lb. fighter has signed a deal with the UFC.  These sources also said Kawajiri wants to fight on the UFC’s card in Singapore coming up in January.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Tatsuya Kawajiri will be coming to the UFC, sources close to the...

Sep 8, 2013 3:32 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard trilogy bout set for TUF 18 Finale

UFC officials announced today that top lightweights and former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” participants Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray “The Bully” Maynard  (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), have verbally agreed to throw down for a third time at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” this November in Las Vegas. Diaz and Maynard first met in the semi-final...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...