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ESPN primer: UFC Fight Night 21

Updated: March 30, 2010, 2:43 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Watching Takanori Gomi in his first career cage appearance Wednesday won't necessarily put new fans on a path to understanding his abilities. For the middle part of the past decade, Gomi was Japan's lightweight ace, with blitzkrieg performances against fighters both reputable (Tatsuya Kawajiri) and less so (Charles "Krazy Horse" Bennett). It was all part of the Japanese practice of mixing challenges with showcase-type performances, and it worked well: Gomi drew business, and he had a ...

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