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In a posting on his official blog, Takanori Gomi announced that while in Las Vegas this past weekend for boxing, he hoped to meet with UFC officials and work out a deal with the promotion, preferably before he gets married in the future. But Gomi also said that if those talks don't work out, Strikeforce is an option and Gomi hopes he's "not here only to tourism".

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Post #1   11/16/09 12:08:57PM   

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How many times have we heard that Gomi wants to sign with the UFC? Ill believe it when i see it actually happen

Post #2   11/16/09 12:12:28PM   

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hes worth a lot less now than before, although in his mind im sure hes still deserving of big paychecks.

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And thats the problem. Because he wants all this money and really thinks he deserves it, when he isnt a name in the U.S and not the fighter he once was in PRIDE. And Dana knows this which is why he wont fork over that money to him. I see him going to Strikeforce if anything

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Hope the UFC can get him onboard for their Japan show........IF that ever happens.

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I doubt that Gomi ever fights with the UFC

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to be completely honest i want Gomi to go to Strikeforce.

the reason behind my thinking is pretty simple...i want Strikeforce to succeed

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Posted by george112

to be completely honest i want Gomi to go to Strikeforce.

the reason behind my thinking is pretty simple...i want Strikeforce to succeed



but if they pay him what he thinks hes worth, it might lead them down the road of so many promotions before them...gone.

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UFC has a Global bussiness plan, Gomi is a major draw in Japan.

It would make sense to sign him, to further there world takeover.

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as of the last year, I hate to say it but I put Gomi in the same boat as fighters like Andy Wang, Gabe Rudiguer and more. The guy use to be a killer, dunno what happend to him, but he quit on himself without even knowin it.

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Posted by RMFG_187

as of the last year, I hate to say it but I put Gomi in the same boat as fighters like Andy Wang, Gabe Rudiguer and more. The guy use to be a killer, dunno what happend to him, but he quit on himself without even knowin it.



agreed, difference here though is that gomi actually use to be a killer, Gabe Ruediger has always been and will always be Gabe Ruediger

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Posted by george112

to be completely honest i want Gomi to go to Strikeforce.

the reason behind my thinking is pretty simple...i want Strikeforce to succeed



I'd like to see Strikeforce do well also. If he signs he would still be able to fight in Japan when Dream and Strikeforce cross promote. This is probably the best bet for him

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i wouldn't mind seeing gomi in the ufc
if ufc does want to expand in japan
signing gomi would be a start

Post #13   11/17/09 1:17:28AM   

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Gomi would get chewed up by alot of the LWs in the UFC. Would be great for him if they get the lighter classes though. Gomi could still be a force at 145.

Post #14   11/17/09 11:46:13AM   

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Tbh I cant think of many fighters in the UFC lw division that would lose to Gomi but i guess they would sign him on his name alone.

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