Takanori Gomi – The Fireball Kid Comes Home

It‘s no secret that the Japanese mixed martial arts scene has fallen on hard times over the last few years, but with Saturday‘s UFC 144 event at Saitama Super Arena, there is optimism from the local heroes on the card that this could be the start of a revival in Japan. One of those hopeful fighters is one who is no stranger to a thriving MMA scene at home, Takanori Gomi.“I think the level of Japanese MMA will rise as many people get to see the world‘s top class bouts,” he said through…

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