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Myles Jury has been vocal in his criticism of Nate Diaz this week, but it doesn't seem he's had to wait long to find out who his next opponent will be. After calling out Nate Diaz earlier this week for not signing to a supposed fight offer, Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will apparently face another veteran of the division instead. According to Fox Sports, the Alliance MMA product is being lined up to face former PRIDE FC lightweight champion Takanori Gomi (35-9 (1 NC) MMA, 4-4 UFC) at the Saita read news >>

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It's a pretty safe bet that someone will get knocked out when Japanese legend Takanori Gomi takes on up-and-coming lightweight Myles Jury this September at Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo. The bout was first reported Wednesday night by Damon Martin of FoxSports.com. Gomi, The Fireball Kid, (35-9-1, 4-4 UFC) is a mainstay on UFC Japan cards. Though he is 35 years old and diminishing as a fighter, he still carries major punching power and a dogged drive to win, not to mention a titanic reputa read news >>

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One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions. I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone. Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014. FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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A lightweight tilt between Takanori Gomi and Myles Jury has been added to the UFC’s Sept. 20 return to Japan. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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That rumored Myles Jury vs. Nate Diaz fight won't be going down. But the undefeated lightweight will still tangle with a fighter known for throwing down. The 12-0 Jury will meet former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi on the Sept. 20 UFC Fight Night card in Saitama, Japan. FOXSports.com initially reported the news of the bout on Wednesday night. The San Diego-based Jury is 14-0, with his last five victories coming in the UFC. He has 11 wins via finish, and his last victory was a one-side read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s return to Japan, as Takanori Gomi meets Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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September’s return to Japan, UFC Fight Night 52, will feature some local talent, officials today announced.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Following their epic brawl at Saturday’s UFC 172 event, lightweights Takanori Gomi and Isaac Vallie-Flagg posed for a photo – one that proves MMA can be a tough way to make a living.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Takanori Gomi, UFC 172 read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Takanori Gomi found himself back in the win column after he roughed up Isaac Vallie-Flagg in a unanimous-decision victory at UFC 172, but his night didn't end there. Speaking to the assembled media after the event, Gomi said he had his eyes set on the belt...and was willing to make big sacrifices to get there. "This is probably going to be one of my last chances to get a championship," he said. "If I could get a title shot, I will quit drinking." You can file that as either funny or alarming. St read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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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. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos Tagged: Takanori Gomi, UFC 172 read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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BALTIMORE, Md. -- Takanori Gomi discusses his win over Isaac Vallie-Flagg, what he wants to learn from Team Jackson, what he will give up if he gets a title shot, and much more at UFC 172. read news >>

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