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Gomi Ends Up In Affliction?! Vs. Rafaello Oliveira

It looks like Gomi’s next destination is Affliction. A new fight has been added on the Affliction Trilogy website. Takanori Gomi will take on Rafaello Oliveira, whose only loss is a doctor stoppage in a fight in which he had the upper hand.

On Japanese MMA site Kamipro recently it said that Strikeforce is not interested in Affliction’s money game (regarding Gomi), so they have abandoned hope of him participating in Strikeforce this summer. It seems that a knowledgeable MMA (and not a Japanese manager from Gomi’s side, who probably doesn’t know Gomi’s worth in North America) representative re-negotiated with Affliction.

  1. July 6, 2009 at 10:32 am

    alright! if Gomi’s chances of going to Strikeforce went down i hope he ends up in Dream know after VTJ 🙂

  2. ShootJunkie
    July 6, 2009 at 11:20 am

    Oh hell yeah! Gomi could still fight in StrikeForce, Allfiction and StrikeForce do a lot of fighter sharing.

  3. whomever
    July 6, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Let’s hope Gomi doesn’t lose. That would suck.

  4. kawa's boy toy
    July 10, 2009 at 3:31 am

    Bought Affliction tickets just to see Gomi fight. haha. If it was Kawajiri fighting, i’d had bought front row. :3

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