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  1. Three Stars of UFC Fight Night Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Cage Pages

    ... TODAY Sports Clay Guida is no stranger when it comes to fighting top Japanese talent, previously defeating Takanori Gomi and Hatsu Hioki in the UFC, Guida added one more name to his list. Guida was in a bit of a must-win situation coming into the ...

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  2. Clay Guida Ready to Add Another Legend to His Hit List at UFC Abu DhabiRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | MMA Weekly

    ... earning the moniker of "one of the best" himself. Having fought the likes of Josh Thomson, Gilbert Melendez , Takanori Gomi, Diego Sanchez, and Benson Henderson amongst others, Guida will face another legendary fighter in Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC ...

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  3. Video Flashback: Clay Guida Submits Takanori Gomi at UFC 125Read the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | MMA Weekly

    Clay "The Carpenter" Guida takes on Tatsuya Kawajiri at UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi on April 11 in a featherweight match-up. Take a look back at Guida's submission win over former PRIDE champion Takanori Gomi from UFC 125 in January 2011 in this Submission of the Week video.

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  4. Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson Added to UFC Fight Night 42 in AlbuquerqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | MMA Weekly

    ... June 7 fight card. Sanchez (24-7) returned to the lightweight division in 2013 with mixed results. He defeated Takanori Gomi by split decision in March 2013. He came up on the losing end of a Fight of the Night performance against Gilbert Melendez ...

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  5. UFN Shogun vs. Henderson 2: Leonardo Santos vs. Norman Parke preview and the prognosticationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | BloodyElbow

    ... picked up for one of their TUF: Brazil seasons. The beginning of his career was seemingly innocuous: a loss to Takanori Gomi in his debut after Gomi just won the Shooto welterweight title from Rumina Sato (yes if you're scratching your head at that ...

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  6. UFN Shogun vs. Henderson 2: Michel Prazares vs. Mairbek Taisumov preview and the prognosticationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | BloodyElbow

    ... had been pretty inactive following his high profile bouts in 2008 against the still dangerous (at the time) Takanori Gomi, and Jorge Masvidal (both of whom were taken to decision). And he offered as expected. Taisumov is a striker by trade. He ...

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  7. Takanori Gomi: Is He Facing a Must-Win Situation at UFC 172?Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... fighters the welterweight division ever had. Chandler vs. Alvarez was good, but we all know Nick Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi was really the greatest fight in MMA history. is 35 and cannot spend needless time and energy chasing his dream of UFC gold up ...

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  8. Neither Broken Bones Nor TRT-Fueled Opponents will Stop Mark Hunt From Chasing UFC BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    Mark Hunt was the heavyweight fighter the UFC never wanted. His contract came as part of the Pride acquisition, but whereas fans were rubbing their hands with anticipation at the prospect of seeing the likes of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Wanderlei Silva , and Takanori Gomi inside the Octagon, the New Zealander was little more than an afterthought.

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  9. UFC Fight Roundup: Danny Castillo gets new opponent for UFC 172Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    Danny Castillo has a new opponent for his return to the Octagon. Initially expected to take on Isaac Vallie-Flagg on April 26 in Baltimore, Md., Castillo now meets Charlie Brenneman , after Vallie-Flagg was moved to a lightweight bout with Takanori Gomi .

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  10. Danny Castillo Now Rebooked to Face Charlie Brenneman at UFC 172Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | 411mania.com

    ... originally scheduled opponent of Isaac Vallie-Flagg being booked to fight former Pride lightweight champion Takanori Gomi. Brenneman recently returned to the UFC after moving down to fight at lightweight at UFC Fight Night Night 35, losing in the ...

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  11. Takanori Gomi fights Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... anniversary of the widely perceived "robbery decision" that gave Diego Sanchez a split decision win over Takanori Gomi at UFC on Fuel 8 in Japan. Gomi didn't take another fight for the remainder of the year, but he'll be back in action next month in ...

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  12. Takanori Gomi returns at UFC 172, faces Isaac Vallie-FlaggRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Cage Pages

    Former Pride lightweight champion and highly ranked 155-lber Takanori Gomi will return to the Octagon at UFC 172, replacing Danny Castillo on seven weeks notice to fight Isaac Vallie-Flagg.

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  13. Takanori Gomi Replaces Danny Castillo, Faces Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    Former Pride FC lightweight champion Takanori Gomi will return to the Octagon to face Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172, officials announced on Tuesday evening.

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  14. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg is set for UFC 172Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    The "Fireball Kid" returns to action on April 26 at UFC 172 in Baltimore, where he'll square off with Strikeforce mainstay Isaac Vallie-Flagg .

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  15. UFC 172 fight card: Takanori Gomi returns against Isaac Vallie-Flagg...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | MMA Mania

    Takanori Gomi will return to the Octagon after more than one year on the mixed martial arts sidelines, meeting Isaac Vallie-Flagg in a Lightweight showdown set for UFC 172, which takes place at Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Md., on April 26, 2014.

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  16. UFC returning to Japan's Saitama Super Arena for 'major event' in SeptemberRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... card featuring one of Pride FC's biggest draws, Wanderlei Silva , as well as Hunt and former Pride champion Takanori Gomi . In addition, Fischer announced that the UFC intends to return to Macau's CotaiArena, China on August 23, 2014 for yet another ...

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  17. On This Day in MMA History: Nick Diaz Gogoplatas Takanori Gomi While...Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Cage Potato

    ... tribute to some of the more bizarre and infamous moments from MMA's past. Seven years ago today, Nick Diaz and Takanori Gomi engaged in a classic battle at PRIDE 33: The Second Coming, only to have Diaz's gogoplata win overturned as the result of a ...

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  18. 5 Most One-Sided Rivalries Where We'd Like to See 1 More FightRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... punch the way he did in the video above. What should have been a tough, grueling contest between Nate Diaz and Takanori Gomi turned out to be a shockingly one-sided fight at UFC 135. Gomi had been co-author in one of the greatest MMA fights ever ...

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  19. Tatsuya Kawajiri makes UFC debut and chokes Sean Soriano unconsciousRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Kawajiri is a legend. In the sport, he has fought many big names, including former Pride Lightweight Champion Takanori Gomi, former Strikeforce Champion Josh Thomson, and former Strikeforce Champion Gilbert Melendez. After defeating Sean Soriano, ...

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  20. New Heights: Diaz shows mettle with Maynard TkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2013 | CNN

    ... one being among the best. He was also a killer in the three bouts that earned him his title shot, dominating Takanori Gomi, Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller in succession. But he was thoroughly outclassed by Benson Henderson in the title fight, and ...

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