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Takanori Gomi targeted for UFC's next show in Japan, says he'll quit drinking for title shot

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BALTIMORE – Takanori Gomi‘s next fight is likely to take place in his native Japan, according to UFC President Dana White.

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Post #1   4/27/14 3:11:28PM   

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So that explains why he looked outta shape. Gomi has more potential than he realizes I think, even at this stage in his career he's able to beat good fighters. I just don't think he has anything to offer the top top of the division.

Post #2   4/27/14 3:14:58PM   

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Gomi vs Lauzon would make for a great fight

Post #3   4/27/14 3:26:31PM   

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Makes sense.
Glad gomi won. Always rooting for him

Post #4   4/27/14 7:21:58PM   

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Love to see Gomi compete, true warrior, but I don't think he has what it takes to dismantle the like of Henderson, Thomson, Pettis...

Post #5   4/27/14 7:32:56PM   

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Yeah, me too

Post #6   4/27/14 9:35:39PM   

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He looked skinnier than normal. Where'd his muscles go?

I'd put money on him if he quit drinking, really trained his ass off, and if the fight was taking place in Japan.

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Posted by Bustamante-Aoki

He looked skinnier than normal. Where'd his muscles go?

I'd put money on him if he quit drinking, really trained his ass off, and if the fight was taking place in Japan.




In a ring?

Post #8   4/28/14 7:45:48AM