The deep end: Takanori Gomi draws Kenny Florian
With B.J. Penn roughly two fights from shutting down the UFC's entire lightweight division, there's not a lot of time to coddle Takanori Gomi: According to ESPN's "MMA Live," Gomi will face perpetual contender Kenny Florian on March 31 in North Carolina.
From a promotional standpoint, it's a high-wire act. If Florian beats Gomi -- and he's certainly the more polished-looking of the two at the moment -- the UFC has euthanized a possible contender without much upside. Florian has contested ...
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