UFC 135 | Nate Diaz vs Takanori GomiCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Nate Diaz vs Takanori “The Fireball Kid” Gomi
EVENT: UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage
DATE: September 24, 2011
VENUE: Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, United States
FIGHT DETAILS: Nate Diaz faces Takanori Gomi in a UFC Lightweight bout.
Diaz from USA (13 wins – 7 losses, 3 KOs/9 submissions) is well known as the Ultimate Fighter Season 5 champion.
Japanese Gomi (32 wins – 7 losses, 12 KOs/6 submissions) is a former Shooto Welterweight Champion and was the last and only Pride Lightweight Champion. During his time in Pride he was considered to be the top Lightweight fighter in the world. Gomi is one of the few fighters that have never been knocked out.
FIGHT RESULT: Diaz defeated Gomi via submission (armbar) at 4:27 of round 1.
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