1.31.2008 - 3:18:00 PM -
Takanori Gomi signs with World Victory Road
MMA Junkie got word that Takanori Gomi has signed with World Victory Road and will compete at the inaugural Sengoku event on March 5th. The comes on the heels of Five Ounces of Pain recently revealing that a deal with the UFC and Takanori Gomi had fallen through.
Although the UFC was a suitor, former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi (27-3) has instead signed with the Japanese-based World Victory Road and will debut for the organization on March 5.
The signing was announced today during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan.