Sources have confirmed to ESPN.com that verbal agreements are in place for the bout. The UFC on Fuel TV event takes place Nov. 10 at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel.
Gomi (33-8) avoided suffering the first three-fight losing streak of his career with a second-round TKO victory over Eiji Mitsuoka in February. The Japanese lightweight is 2-3 since signing with the UFC in March 2010.
Danzig (21-9) has had an up-and-down career in the Octagon since winning the sixth season of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series in 2007. Danzig, 32, has alternated wins and losses in his last five bouts, taking a unanimous decision win over Efrain Escudero in his most recent performance.