BLOG: “Bones” Jones, Gomi Both With Something To Prove

By MATT BOONE
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

The following is an excerpt from a new MMANews.com Blog by our own John Specht:

Jones, Gomi Both With Something To Prove

As Jon “Bones” Jones and Takanori Gomi enter the cage on this Sunday night, they will have something in common, in spite of their careers seemingly headed in opposite directions.

They will both be trying to prove something.

For Gomi, he's trying to prove he belongs in the UFC and is still one of the top lightweights in the world. That he is the same fighter that reeled off 14 straight wins to start his professinal career. That he's still “The Fireball Kid.”

Jones will be trying to hush critics that “The Janitor” is a bad matchup for him. That he likely will get bullied around the cage, something he is not by any means used to in his short, but electrifying UFC career.

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