UFC releases Takanori Gomi, several other notable fighters from its roster

The UFC has once again taken a hedge-trimmer to its roster and sent a handful of notable fighters packing.

The most notable of these fighters is Takanori Gomi. This news is in keeping with a [recent Instagram post from…

Gomi leaves the UFC having lost his last five fights, all by way of stoppage. These losses were dealt by “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim, Jon Tuck, Jim Miller, Joe Lauzon and Myles Jury. Once regarded as one of the best lightweights on earth, Gomi is showing all the signs of a fighter on the way out.