Takanori Gomi

Takanori "The Fireball Kid" Gomi

First Name: Takanori Last Name: Gomi
Nickname: The Fireball Kid
Date of Birth: Sep 22, 1978 Age: 45
Weight: 70.3 Height: 173.0
Reach: 177.8
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Hometown: Kanagawa, Japan
Fighting Styles: Shooto, Boxing, Wrestling, 4 x Japan Combat Wrestling Champion
Affiliations: Kugayama Rascal, American Kickboxing Academy
Fight Stats
Record 36 - 16 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 52 fights Professional Fights 52 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 25 years
Days Last Fought 2044 days Rounds Fought 100 rounds
Finish Wins 20 finishes Finish Losses 12 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 55 % Finish Loss Percentage 75 %
Knockout Wins 7 KOs Knockout Losses 0 KO losses
TKO Wins 7 TKOs TKO Losses 4 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 38 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 25 %
Submission Wins 6 subs Submission Losses 8 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 16 % Submission Loss Percentage 50 %
Decision Wins 16 decision wins Decision Losses 4 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 44 % Decision Loss Percentage 25 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 13 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 0 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 2 SD wins Split Decision Losses 2 SD losses

Professional Fights

Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 16)

Rizin FF

July 29, 2018 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:33

Melvin Guillard
Loss

Melvin Guillard

(33 - 20 - 2, 3 NC)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 15)

Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2017

December 31, 2017 Sunday
1 AM ET / 10 PM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:36

Yusuke Yachi
Win

Yusuke Yachi

(18 - 6)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 14)

UFC Fight Night 117

September 22, 2017 Friday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:30

Dong Hyun  Kim
Win

Dong Hyun Kim

(14 - 8 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 13)

UFC Fight Night 111

June 17, 2017 Saturday
7 AM ET / 4 AM PT

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:12

Jon Tuck
Win

Jon Tuck

(9 - 4)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 12)

UFC 200

July 09, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:18

Jim Miller
Win

Jim Miller

(25 - 8, 1 NC)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 11)

UFC on Fox 16

July 25, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

United Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:37

Joe Lauzon
Win

Joe Lauzon

(28 - 14)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(35 - 10)

UFC Fight Night 52

September 20, 2014 Saturday
3:30 AM ET / 12:30 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:32

Myles Jury
Win

Myles Jury

(15 - 0)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(34 - 10)

UFC 172

April 26, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Isaac Vallie-Flag
Loss

Isaac Vallie-Flag

(14 - 4 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(34 - 9)

UFC on Fuel TV 8

March 03, 2013 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Diego Sanchez
Win

Diego Sanchez

(26 - 5)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(33 - 9)

UFC on Fuel TV 6

November 10, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cotai Arena, Cotai, Macau, China

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Mac Danzig
Loss

Mac Danzig

(21 - 8 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(32 - 9)

UFC 144

February 26, 2012 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 2:21

Eiji Mitsuoka
Loss

Eiji Mitsuoka

(18 - 7 - 2)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(32 - 8)

UFC 135

September 24, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, United States

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 4:27

Nate Diaz
Win

Nate Diaz

(15 - 7)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(32 - 7)

UFC 125

January 01, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:27

Clay Guida
Win

Clay Guida

(27 - 11)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(31 - 7)

UFC Live 2

August 01, 2010 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 1:04

Tyson Griffin
Loss

Tyson Griffin

(14 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(31 - 6)

UFC Fight Night 21

March 31, 2010 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:52

Kenny Florian
Win

Kenny Florian

(12 - 4)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(30 - 6)

VTJ 2009

October 30, 2009 Friday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

JCB Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Tony Hervey
Loss

Tony Hervey

(10 - 5)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(29 - 6)

Shooto Tradition Final

May 10, 2009 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

JCB Hall, Tokyo

KO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 4:42

Takashi Nakakura
Loss

Takashi Nakakura

(11 - 2 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(29 - 5)

Sengoku No Ran 2009

January 04, 2009 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Submission (Achilles Lock) Round: 1 Time: 1:41

Satoru Kitaoka
Win

Satoru Kitaoka

(23 - 8 - 10)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(29 - 4)

Sengoku - Sixth Battle

November 01, 2008 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(28 - 4)

Fourth Battle

August 24, 2008 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Seung Hwan Bang
Loss

Seung Hwan Bang

(14 - 4)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(27 - 4)

Sengoku First Battle

March 05, 2008 Wednesday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan

TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Round: 1 Time: 2:28

Duane Ludwig
Loss

Duane Ludwig

(16 - 7)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(27 - 3)

Pride 33

February 24, 2007 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

No Decision - Overturned by NSAC Round: 2 Time: 1:46

Nick Diaz
Win

Nick Diaz

(14 - 6)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(26 - 3)

Shockwave 2006

December 31, 2006 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

TKO (Soccer Kick and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:14

Mitsuhiro Ishida
Loss

Mitsuhiro Ishida

(14 - 2 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(25 - 3)

Bushido 13

November 05, 2006 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Decision (Split) Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Marcus Aurelio
Loss

Marcus Aurelio

(14 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(24 - 3)

Bushido 12

August 26, 2006 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Nagoya Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 7:04

David Baron
Loss

David Baron

(12 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(24 - 2)

Bushido 10

April 02, 2006 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan

Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 4:34

Marcus Aurelio
Win

Marcus Aurelio

(13 - 2)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(23 - 2)

Shockwave 2005

December 31, 2005 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:56

Hayato Sakurai
Loss

Hayato Sakurai

(27 - 6 - 2)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(21 - 2)

Bushido 9

September 25, 2005 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Luiz Azeredo
Loss

Luiz Azeredo

(9 - 4)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(21 - 2)

Bushido 9

September 25, 2005 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 7:42

Tatsuya Kawajiri
Loss

Tatsuya Kawajiri

(15 - 2 - 2)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(20 - 2)

Bushido 8

July 17, 2005 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Nagoya Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Jean Silva
Loss

Jean Silva

(11 - 1 - 3, 1 NC)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(19 - 2)

Bushido 7

May 22, 2005 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Differ Ariake, Tokyo, Japan

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:42

Luiz Azeredo
Loss

Luiz Azeredo

(9 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(18 - 2)

Shockwave 2004

December 31, 2004 Friday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 6:21

Jens Pulver
Loss

Jens Pulver

(18 - 4 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(17 - 2)

Bushido 5

October 14, 2004 Thursday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Osaka Castle Hall, Osaka, Japan

Technical Submission (Kimura) Round: 1 Time: 5:52

Charles Bennett
Loss

Charles Bennett

(12 - 5)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(16 - 2)

Pride - Bushido 4

July 19, 2004 Monday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Nagoya Rainbow HallNagoya, Aichi, Japan

TKO (Knees and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 8:07

Fabio Mello
Loss

Fabio Mello

(3 - 1)

Bushido 3

May 23, 2004 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

KO (Knees) Round: 1 Time: 0:06

Ralph Gracie
Loss

Ralph Gracie

(6 - 0)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(14 - 2)

Pride Bushido 2

February 15, 2004 Sunday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:55

Jadyson Costa
Loss

Jadyson Costa

(3 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(14 - 1)

ROTR 4

October 10, 2003 Friday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Blaisdell ArenaHonolulu, Hawaii

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:35

B.J. Penn
Win

B.J. Penn

(5 - 1 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Loss

Takanori Gomi

(14 - 0)

Shooto - 8/10 in Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium

August 10, 2003 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Decision (Majority) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Joachim Hansen
Win

Joachim Hansen

(5 - 1 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(13 - 0)

Shooto - 2/23 in Korakuen Hall

February 23, 2003 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 4:59

Nick Ertl
Loss

Nick Ertl

(5 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(12 - 0)

Year End Show 2002

December 14, 2002 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Tokyo Bay NK Hall, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 0:52

Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(11 - 0)

Shooto - Treasure Hunt 10

September 16, 2002 Monday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Chris Brennan
Loss

Chris Brennan

(14 - 6 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(10 - 0)

Shooto - Treasure Hunt 7

June 29, 2002 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Kanaoka Park Gymnasium, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

Decision (Majority) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Leonardo Santos
Loss

Leonardo Santos

(DEBUT)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(9 - 0)

Shooto - To The Top Final Act

December 16, 2001 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Tokyo Bay NK Hall, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Rumina Sato
Loss

Rumina Sato

(18 - 4 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(8 - 0)

Shooto - R.E.A.D. 12

November 12, 2000 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ryan Bow
Loss

Ryan Bow

(6 - 0)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(7 - 0)

Shooto - R.E.A.D. 6

July 16, 2000 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Paul Rodriguez
Loss

Paul Rodriguez

(4 - 2 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(6 - 0)

Shooto - R.E.A.D. 3

April 02, 2000 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Namihaya Dome, Kadoma, Osaka, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Anderson Pavao
Loss

Anderson Pavao

(DEBUT)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(5 - 0)

VTJ 1999

December 11, 1999 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Tokyo Bay N.K. Hall, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 1:43

Johnny Eduardo
Loss

Johnny Eduardo

(11 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(4 - 0)

Shooto - Renaxis 4

September 05, 1999 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Takuya Kuwabara
Loss

Takuya Kuwabara

(7 - 1 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(3 - 0)

SB 12

June 01, 1999 Tuesday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:06

Stephen Palling
Loss

Stephen Palling

(1 - 0)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(2 - 0)

Shooto - Renaxis 1

March 28, 1999 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Takuya Kuwabara
Loss

Takuya Kuwabara

(6 - 0 - 3)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(1 - 0)

Shooto - Devilock Fighters

January 15, 1999 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:42

Kazumichi Takada
Loss

Kazumichi Takada

(2 - 0 - 1)
Takanori Gomi
Win

Takanori Gomi

(DEBUT)

Shooto - Las Grandes Viajes 6

November 27, 1998 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 2 Time: 5:00

Hiroshi Tsuruya
Loss

Hiroshi Tsuruya

(DEBUT)