Following a September 2010 win over Travis Reddinger in the
quarterfinals of Bellator Fighting Championship's first-ever
bantamweight tournament, things seemed to be going just right for
Slated to fight Zach Makovsky in the tournament's semifinal, things took
a turn for the worse when Gomez developed a staph infection that forced
him to withdraw from the field.
Following a six-month layoff, Gomez returns to action in the co-feature
of Friday's Tachi Palace Fights 8 eve