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Takanori Gomi vs. ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim set for UFC Japan

Discussion in 'Cageside - MMA Discussion' started by Wild, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. Wild

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    “The Fireball Kid” will get the chance to compete in front of his home fans for the first time in three years.

    Former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi will take on Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night in Saitama, Japan on September 23rd. MMAjunkie confirmed the matchup on Friday.

    Gomi (35-13, 1 NC) has lost four straight, all by stoppage, and with virtually no signs of actually being competitive in any of them. His most recent bout was in June against Jon Tuck, who hurt him to the body and then submitted him with a rear-naked choke at UFC Singapore. He also has TKO defeats to Jim Miller, Joe Lauzon, and Myles Jury. You’d have to go back to April 2014 for the 38-year-old’s last victory, a…


    Takanori Gomi returns at UFC Japan
     
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    Jesus how many times are they gonna allow Gomi get destroyed.
     
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  3. Robbie Hart

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    I don't know Gomi like most fighters, but innit time to hang em up?
     
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  4. Jack Lame

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    Thats a easy fight to pick. Kim via gnp rd1
     
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  5. Cagesidelore

    Cagesidelore Man on the silver mountain

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    Gomi is a pioneer but jeepers I am tired of seeing him get merked.

    The article doesn't hold back either. Shame its come to this
     
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  6. Enock 4 MoD

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    Gomi just needs to switch to Marlboro reds and steel reserve this camp
     
  7. KWingJitsu

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    Gomi is a tiny 155'er. Tiny. Lauzon looked like his babysitter.
    Kim fights at 170 and is huge.


    WTF weight class is this gonna be at?
     
  8. wiz

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    maestro kim is one of those korean fighters that can win almost every fight by judo if they choose not to get into a firefight, dude is a beast
     
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    there are 2 dong hyun kims bro, stun gun fights at 170 and maestro fights at 155
     
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  10. KWingJitsu

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    Really? Wow! I had no idea lol.
     
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    They should've made Gomi vs Kawajiri 2 when they had the chance. Also, I think the UFC won't let him go because he will end up at Rizin and they don't really want that.
     
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    Hopefully this is the last fight of Gomi's career.
     
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