Fight Announcement – Takanori Gomi vs Dong Hyun Kim
Gomi vs Kim scheduled for UFC Japan
UFC Fight Night Japan gets a lightweight bout added to its lineup!
Gomi is coming into this fight riding a four-fight losing streak with losses coming to Joe Lauzon, Jim Miller, Jon Tuck and Myles Jury – This fight will be make-or-break for The Fireball Kid, who hasn’t had his hand raised since 2014.
Dong Hyun Kim is coming into this fight after beating Brendan O’Reilly back in December, Kim was booked to fight in June this year, however, the bout was removed on the day of the event due to his opponent Thibault Gouti falling ill.
The Japan Fight Night card is headlined by former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua as he takes on Ovince Saint Preux, also featuring on the card is Jessica Andrade as she takes on former title challenger Claudia Gadelha.
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