ROAD FC 042: Aorigele vs Masuda Yusuke

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENTAORIGELE RETURNS VS MASUDA YUSUKE   ROAD Fighting Championship announces the main event match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042, which will be held on Speptember 23 during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Aorigele vs Masuda Yusuke Aorigele (4-3-0-1, Xindu Martial Arts Club) is the heavyweight sensation who was on back-to-back wins over Bob Sapp and Kawaguchi Yusuke before meeting with an unfortunate accident in his last match. When he faced fellow 2016 Openweight Tournament participant Myung Hyun-Man in his most recent bout, Aorigele took an accidental kick to the groin which was so loud and painful that the replay went viral. Fortunately, Aorigele received immediate treatment, and quickly recovered with no lasting damage whatsoever. Now he will face Masuda Yusuke (6-12-3, AACC), a veteran wrestler with age and experience on his side. Masuda fought in M-1, KSW, Deep, and Pancrase before making a late revival by winning the IGF Heavyweight Tournament in 2014. Aorigele versus Masuda Yusuke pits power versus experience, and when these giants clash, expect fireworks.  Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 A Pride-era throwback is set between two legends of the sports: Minowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik. The prowrestler and the standout Judoka will clash at middleweight. An Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee and Shim Gun-Oh is set after an unfortunate accident stopped their first match too early. Now the brawling big men are eager to get back into the cage and show off kickboxing versus wrestling. Also, breakout fierce young fighter Park Jung-Eun and ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee's teammate Park Si-Woo will make for a thrilling match in a battle of the hot prospects. Catchweight at 86kgs big men Kim Eun-Soo and Kim Dae-Sung both have a penchant for getting into first round collisions, so this match up should be a real banger, if even only for a minute. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the 19th annual UNESCO-Sponsored Chungju World Martial Arts Festival. As the birthplace of Korea's 1,00-year old martial art, Taekgyeon, to becoming the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts, Chungju will again usher in another first for martial arts history in Korea. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchAorigele vs Masuda Yusuke Middleweight MatchMinowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik Middleweight MatchKim Eun-Soo vs Kim Dae-Sung Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh Women's Atomweight MatchPark Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo Lightweight MatchShin Dong-Guk vs Imai Shinya  

ROAD FC 042: Shin Dong-Guk vs Imai Shunya

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENTFIREMAN SHIN DONG-GUK FIGHTS IN HIS HOMETOWN   For immediate release, August 16, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces another match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042, which will be held on September 23 during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Shin Dong-Guk vs Imai Shunya Shin Dong-Guk (1-0, Team Force) made a late debut in MMA by going from amateur to pro at 35 years of age. His ROAD FC debut against Lim Byun-Ha didn't go past the first minute, because Shin came in with a vengeance and destroyed his opponent. Shin created a sensation by proudly wearing his fireman's uniform to the cage. Shin the Fireman will get to have his second fight in his hometown of Chungju when he takes on Imai Shunya (3-1, Mouri Dojo). Imai is much his junior, at 22 years of age, and has kickboxing experience to compliment his record in MMA. Shin Dong-Guk versus Imai Shunya will be a very aggressive battle as both strive to remain on a win streak. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 A Pride-era throwback is set between two legends of the sports: Minowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik. The prowrestler and the standout Judoka will clash at middleweight. An Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee and Shim Gun-Oh is set after an unfortunate accident stopped their first match too early. Now the brawling big men are eager to get back into the cage and show off kickboxing versus wrestling. Also, breakout fierce young fighter Park Jung-Eun and ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee's teammate Park Si-Woo will make for a thrilling match in a battle of the hot prospects. Catchweight at 86kgs big men Kim Eun-Soo and Kim Dae-Sung both have a penchant for getting into first round collisions, so this match up should be a real banger, if even only for a minute. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the 19th annual UNESCO-Sponsored Chungju World Martial Arts Festival. As the birthplace of Korea's 1,00-year old martial art, Taekgyeon, to becoming the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts, Chungju will again usher in another first for martial arts history in Korea. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchAorigele vs Masuda Yusuke Middleweight MatchMinowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik Middleweight MatchKim Eun-Soo vs Kim Dae-Sung Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh Women's Atomweight MatchPark Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo Lightweight MatchShin Dong-Guk vs Imai Shinya  

ROAD FC 041 official results

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 OFFICIAL RESULTSMYUNG HYUN-MAN KNOCKS OUT CHRIS BARNETT IN THE REMATCH   ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 which took place on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. In the main event, Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett did not disappoint in their rematch from their unfortunate first No Contest. Myung hurt Barnett with kicks, and Chris came back with fierce clinching and work inside. In the second round, Myung landed a low knee which called for a time stop, and on the return both men rushed in with punches. Myung landed a right to the chin that sent Barnett face down on the canvas. Myung, “I think I'm just beginning. I've been stubborn with my kickboxing, but I want to evolve. I don't care who I face, I'll beat up anyone.” Barnett, “I enjoyed myself. I know how it ended, but I am perfectly fine. Hit my music!” And he “b-boyed” his exit!  Maesawa Tomo and Lee Ye-Ji put on a wonderful match to celebrate the technical progression of women's MMA in Asia. Lee was brilliant in the first round with striking and takedown defense, but Maesawa's grappling skills slowly took the edge and gave her the win by split decision.   Jake Heun and Choi Mu-Bae each played to their strengths and put on a brutal 3-round war. Heun cracked Choi over and over, and earned the win on points, but Choi and his tough skull showed exactly why he's a legend at 47. Heun, “Give Choi Mu-Bae a huge round of applause, he's a legend. Thank you Korea and ROAD. Mighty Mo, where are you at?”Choi, “I made my debut at 31, and now I'm 47. I'm one of the few Koreans with a Pride FC trophy. I'm going to learn new techniques and evolve. It's not about winning, it's about lasting, and gives me more motivation to research and do it again. To all the middle aged men, do your thing and have confidence!”   Bruno Miranda and Ki Won-Bin showed a more patient approach than they are known for in their $1 Million Tournament reserve match. As they warmed up, the hands flew and both men got knockdowns, but Miranda had the upper hand, literally, and demolished Ki standing. Miranda, “Korea is my second home now, I love the support you give me. I want $1 million, I will fight anybody.”   In the rematch between “Crying Fist” foes, Jang Dae-Young and Park Hyung-Geun put on a brutal and emotional performance. Jang lived up to his promise that he would be able to overcome the earlier split decision win and get a knock out. Jang, “Sometimes you make mistakes, and I made a big one last time. For 4 months I only thought about Park. I want to thank my family and my team.” Young Guns 35 The Young Guns 35 preliminaries showcased some incredible performances by Korean fighters. Out of seven fights, there were three knock outs and three submissions. Yoo Jae-Nam finally got back in the win column and Shin Seung-Min showed why hes a hot prospect with a knockout in under 30 seconds. New Wave MMA ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA. From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment. As we say in Korea, "Fighting!"  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041Saturday, August 12, 2017Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South Korea OFFICIAL RESULTS  Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man def Chris Barnett by TKO, R2 1:48 Women's Atomweight MatchMaesawa Tomo def Lee Ye-Ji by Majority Decision, 2:0, 1 Draw Openweight MatchJake Heun def Choi Mu-Bae by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchBruno Miranda def Ki Won-Bin by TKO, R1 4:36 Bantamweight MatchJang Dae-Young def Park Hyun-Geun by Submission, RNC, R1 2:12 Middleweight MatchPark Jung-Kyo def Kim Ji-Hoon by TKO, R1 3:36 Young Guns 35 -60 Catchweight MatchYoo Jae-Nam def Satsuma Tasuhito by Submission, RNC, R1 2:43 Featherweight MatchShin Seung-Min def Min Kyeong-Chul by KO, R1 0:26 Women's -50kg Catchweight MatchShim Yu-Ri def Baek Hyeon-Ju by Submission, RNC, R2 1:15 Flyweight MatchJeong Won-Hee def Seo Dong-Soo by KO, R1 1:14 Middleweight MatchHwang In-Su def Lee Jong-Hwan by TKO, R1 2:47 Flyweight MatchKim Jin-Yong def Kim Hyo-Ryeong by Unanimous Decision Bantamweight MatchHong Jong-Tae def Lee Seong-Su by Submission, RNC, R2 4:52  For updates please visit:ROADFC.comOfficial Facebook page ROAD FC (facebook.com/roadfightingchampionship)Official Twitter account @ROADFC (twitter.com/ROADFC)Official Instagram “roadfc”Official Weibo ROAD格斗冠军赛 (http://www.weibo.com/u/5704811867)Official Sina blog ROADFC (http://blog.sina.com.cn/roadfc)  Media Contacts: Lee Li (English)Marketing Dept. ManagerLili@RoadFC.com(+852) 9125-2653 Mark Lee (Korean)Marketing Dept. General ManagerRoad_attorney@RoadFC.com(+82 33) 766 7666 ROAD Inc. Marketing Dept.1008-12, Haenggu-dong, Wonju-Si, Gangwon-do, Korea 26455 About ROAD Fighting Championship The sport of MMA is booming in South Korea, and behind the incredible growth is ROAD FC. As this new era of Mixed Martial Arts begins, ROAD FC is committed to creating more opportunities for fighters in growth, experience, and support. The amateur and semi-pro Central and Into Leagues provide a structured, safe, and competitive atmosphere for beginning fighters. The Young Guns undercard series brings these up and coming fighters into the spotlight as professionals. ROAD FC events are held in major cities across Korea, Japan, and China featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters. ROAD FC events are broadcast live and delay in Korea on MBC, in China on CCTV, internationally on KIX, and streamed live internationally on YouTube. The full archive of ROAD FC events are available on demand in China on Xunlei KanKan, internationally on Epicentre.tv, and scheduled to air on The Fight Network in Canada. About Xiaomi Xiaomi Inc. is a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China, that is the world's 3rd largest smartphone maker. Xiaomi designs, develops, and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and related consumer electronics. Since the release of its first smartphone in August 2011, Xiaomi has gained market share in mainland China and expanded into developing a wider range of consumer electronics, including a smart home device ecosystem. The company's founder and CEO is Lei Jun, China's 23rd richest person according to Forbes. The company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014.  

ROAD FC 041 weigh in results

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENTOFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS   ROAD Fighting Championship announces that all fighters are on weight for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 which will take place on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. In the main event Openweight match between Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett, both men stated they were going to make this a fight the fans want to see. Barnett: “You didn't get to see everything last time, so I owe you a good fight. So don't blink!”Myung: “I'm honored to be the main event. I'm going to finish this fight in the first round.”  “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji and Maesawa Tomo came dressed up, with Ye-Ji carrying her school backpack, and Tomo cute in a kimono. Maesawa: “I'm more nervous to talk than fight. Do you like my yukata?”Lee: “Thank you for supporting me. I've grown a lot and I will show you how I'm changing.”  Wrestler Choi Mu-Bae and Muay Thai striker Jake Heun threw some energy out to the crowd. Heun: “Thank you for inviting me to Korea. I'm proud to face a Korean legend. But I will finish him and become the new legend in Korea.”Choi: “I hear a lot of talk that my “time is over”. Well expect an incredible match with a strong guy. Who's finished?!”  Bruno Miranda and Ki Won-Bin in a Reserve Match for the $1 Million Tournament were both thrilled for the second chance. Ki: “I'm happy for the second chance. Tomorrow Bruno and I will burn the night!”Miranda: “Thank you for the second chance. I'm I the best condition of my life. Let's have a great fight.”  “Crying Fist” graduates Park Hyun-Geun and Jang Dae-Young are eager for their rematch. Park: “Weather's good for catching a “Crazy Horse”. Tell your girlfriend to see you in the next life.”Jang: “I came to Wonju to win. I will knock you out flat.”  The light heavyweight “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo will meet the brave Kim Ji-Hoon who stepped up to fight on 2 days' notice. Park: “I'm happy to be in Wonju. I wil put on a great match.”Kim: “I'm very lucky and I will take advantage of this opportunity.”   New Wave MMA ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA. From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment. As we say in Korea, "Fighting!"  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041Saturday, August 12, 2017Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South KoreaDoors open: 16:00 KSTYoung Guns 35: 17:00 KSTMain card: 20:00Live broadcast start times:Korea - MBC Sports+1 17:00 KSTInternational - YouTube 4:00AM ET / 1:00AM PTSE Asia – Sportsfix.TV 16:00 MYT OFFICIAL RESULTS 6th OPENWEIGHT BOUTMYUNG HYUN-MAN : 117.4kgCHRIS BARNETT : 135.3kg 5th –48kg ATOMWEIGHT BOUTLEE YE-JI : 48.5kg (PASS)MAESAWA TOMO : 47.8kg (PASS) 4th OPENWEIGHT BOUTCHOI MU-BAE : 115.1kgJAKE HEUN : 110.1kg 3rd –70kg LIGHTWEIGHT $1M TOURNAMENT RESERVE MATCHBRUNO MIRANDA : 70.3kg (PASS)KI WON-BIN : 70.2kg (PASS) 2nd –61.5kg BANTAMWEIGHT BOUTJANG DAE-YOUNG : 62kg (PASS)PARK HYUNG-GEUN : 61.9kg (PASS) 1st –93kg LIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT BOUTPARK JUNG-KYO : 93.4kg (PASS)KIM JI-HOON : 92.8kg (PASS) YOUNG GUNS 35 7th –60kg CATCHWEIGHT BOUTYOO JAE-NAM : 60.5kg (PASS)SATSUMA TATSUHITO : 60.2kg (PASS) 6th –65.5kg FEATHERWEIGHT BOUTMIN KYEONG-CHUL : 65.9kg (PASS)SHIN SEUNG-MIN : 65.8kg (PASS) 5th –50kg CATCHWEIGHT BOUTSHIM YU-RI : 50.3kg (PASS)BAEG HYEON-JU : 50kg (PASS) 4th -57Kg FLYWEIGHT BOUTSEO DONG-SOO : 57.5kg (PASS)JEONG WON-HEE : 57.4kg (PASS) 3rd -84kg MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUTLEE JONG-HWAN : 83.7kg (PASS)HWANG IN-SU : 84kg (PASS) 2nd -57kg FLYWEIGHT BOUTKIM HYO-RYONG : 57.5kg (PASS)KIM JIN-YONG : 57.5kg (PASS) 1st –61.5kg BANTAMWEIGHT BOUTLEE SEONG-SU : 61.8kg (PASS)HONG JONG-TAE : 61.8kg (PASS)  

ROAD FC 041: Kurban Radzhabov injured, Kim Ji-Hoon fills in vs Park Jung-Kyo

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENTKURBAN RADZHABOV INJURED, KIM JI-HOON FILLS IN   ROAD Fighting Championship announces a change in one match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. As the opening fight on the main card, “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo was set to meet “Predator” Kurban Radzhabov in a battle of two very aggressive strikers. However, Radzhabov has unfortunately fractured his foot in the final week of training and cannot continue in the fight.    Young Guns contender Kim Ji-Hoon (1-1, Red Hook Multi Gym) has stepped in on just 2 days notice to take the fight at 93kgs. Kim served as the opening bout on ROAD FC 040 and although he lost a decision to fellow rookie Lim Dong-Hwan, it was a highly entertaining slugfest. ROAD FC wishes Kurban Radzhabov a quick and complete recovery. ROAD FC thanks Kim Ji-Hoon for bravely stepping up on very short notice to face Park Jung-Kyo. Although neither fighter expected this match in training, fans can look forward to a thrilling performance from both strikers. Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 The highly anticipated Openweight rematch between Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett is sure to be a fireworks display. Myung is hungry to finish a fight in a fair way, and Barnett, with a clean bill of health, is anxious to get back in the cage to show the fans what he's really about. “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji faces Japan's Maesawa Tomo in in a battle between two well-rounded fighters that will be youth versus experience. Wrestler Choi Mu-Bae versus Muay Thai striker Jake Heun is a style-versus-style match up, but with each fighter holding finishes in the opposite of their profession, literally anything could happen. Bruno Miranda versus Ki Won-Bin are set for a Reserve Match for the $1 Million Tournament, giving both exciting strikers a second chance. “Crying Fist” graduates Park Hyun-Geun and Jang Dae-Young have both proven that their grappling and striking are impressive, and they will fight their hearts out to top their first incredible match. Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041Saturday, August 12, 2017Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South Korea Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Women's Atomweight MatchLee Ye-Ji vs Maesawa Tomo Openweight MatchChoi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchBruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Bantamweight MatchPark Hyun-Geun vs Jang Dae-Young Middleweight MatchPark Jung-Kyo vs Kim Ji-Hoon Young Guns 35 -60 Catchweight MatchYoo Jae-Nam vs Satsuma Tasuhito Featherweight MatchMin Kyeong-Chul vs Shin Seung-Min Women's -50kg Catchweight MatchShim Yu-Ri vs Baek Hyeon-Ju Flyweight MatchKang Yeon-Su vs Jeong Won-Hee Middleweight MatchLee Jong-Hwan vs Hwang In-Su Flyweight MatchKim Hyo-Ryeong vs Kim Jin-Yong Bantamweight MatchLee Seong-Su vs Hong Jong-Tae  

ROAD FC 042: Kim Eun-Soo vs Kim Dae-Sung

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENTMIDDLEWEIGHT MATCH KIM EUN-SOO VS KIM DAE-SUNG   For immediate release, August 7, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces another match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23: Kim Eun-Soo versus Kim Dae-Sung. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Kim Eun-Soo (7-4, Team Roots) has a perfect finish rate in his win column with all but one of them coming by way of knockout. He has a granite chin and has never been on the receiving end of a knockout himself. Kim Eun-Soo now returns to the ROAD FC cage for the first time in five years, since his promotional debut in 2012. Kim Dae-Sung (4-4, Team Crows) is a brutal brawler coming off back to back wins that turned a losing streak around in a big way. At ROAD FC 034 in China, he finished off champion Strongman Zhang Jianjun with a first round choke, and then knocked out Kuwabara Kiyoshi, the man who upset Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol with a lightning KO of his own. Kim Eun-Soo and Kim Dae-Sung both have a penchant for getting into first round collisions, so this match up should be a real banger, if even only for a minute. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 A Pride-era throwback is set between two legends of the sports: Minowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik. The prowrestler and the standout Judoka will clash at middleweight. An Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee and Shim Gun-Oh is set after an unfortunate accident stopped their first match too early. Now the brawling big men are eager to get back into the cage and show off kickboxing versus wrestling. Also, breakout fierce young fighter Park Jung-Eun and ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee's teammate Park Si-Woo will make for a thrilling match in a battle of the hot prospects. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the 19th annual UNESCO-Sponsored Chungju World Martial Arts Festival. As the birthplace of Korea's 1,00-year old martial art, Taekgyeon, to becoming the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts, Chungju will again usher in another first for martial arts history in Korea. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh Women's Atomweight MatchPark Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo Middleweight MatchMinowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik Middleweight MatchKim Eun-Soo vs Kim Dae-Sung 

All suits against CEO Jung are dismissed

 ROAD FC OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL OF ALL CRIMINAL SUITS FILED BY SONG GA-YEON    ROAD Fighting Championship is pleased to announce that the Korean Prosecution Service has dismissed the final criminal lawsuit filed by competitor Song Ga-Yeon, which alleged sexual harassment by CEO Jung Mun-Hong. Song Ga-Yeon, a Mixed Martial Arts competitor contracted to ROAD Fighting Championship, previously filed a criminal lawsuit against ROAD CEO Jung Mun-Hong in South Korea alleging threat, insult and defamation. On June 28, 2017, the Korean Prosecution Service handed down it's final decision to dismiss the suit and will take no action against CEO Jung due to lack of evidence and no suspicion of any such criminal activity. A second suit was filed by Song, alleging sexual harassment. On this suit also, the Prosecution decided not to prosecute and disposed of the suit against CEO Jung without charge at the end of July, 2017. This brings the total to six criminal complaints filed by Song that have all been dismissed, including the four against CEO Jung, one against Subak Entertainment CEO Kim Young-Chul, and one against Subak's staff. ROAD is pleased that the correct decision has been made by the Prosecution. Choi Young-Ki, advisor to ROAD FC, said, "Through the disposition of suspicion by the prosecution, all of Song Ga-Yeon's claims were deemed to be unfounded. Song intentionally spread negative and false statements to the press against her management company and ROAD FC. ROAD FC was established by Jung Moon-Hong for Korean MMA fighters when MMA was completely absent from Korea. Now, as a global brand created in Korea, it has grown into one of the best mixed martial arts competitions in Asia. Song Ga-Yeon's unfounded assertions have damaged the honor of ROAD FC and ROAD FC fighters worldwide. I would like to ask how will this suffering and disgrace will be remedied, and who will be responsible." It is ROAD's position that any attempt to break a valid contract in such an unfounded and unscrupulous manner shall not be tolerated, as contract definition is a cornerstone of the MMA industry, for both promoters and competitors. ROAD and CEO Jung emphasize that malicious misrepresentations will be handled in accordance with laws and principles. However, ROAD and CEO Jung still maintain willingness to solve all issues with Song, if she will apologize, reflect on, and take responsibility for her actions. ROAD and CEO Jung hope that all disputes can be resolved as soon as possible so that all parties can move on for positive development of the sport of MMA.

ROAD FC 042: Minowa vs Yoon

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENTMINOWA MAN VS YOON DONG-SIK   ROAD Fighting Championship announces a legend versus legend match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23: Minowa Man versus Yoon Dong-Sik. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Minowa Ikuhisa (63-42-8, Free) needs no introduction. The Pride, K-1, and Dream veteran has an historic MMA career facing absolutely everyone in the sport from his division to everything above it. Minowa Man has fought Evan Tanner, Semmy Schilt, Ricardo Liborio, Rampage, Wanderlei, Phil Baroni, Bustamante, Sakuraba, Cro Cop, Don Frye, Choi Hong-Man, Satoshi Ishii, Alexander Shlemenko, and Oli Thompson. Minowa Man knocked out Kim Hoon in his 100th fight at ROAD FC 13. He has gone 2-2 in ROAD FC and will now face a fellow veteran of the sport from glory days one decade past. Yoon Dong-Sik (9-9, Yoojeong Trade) also needs no introduction. After becoming an international Judo champion, he began his MMA career in none other than Pride. Yoon has fought Sakuraba, Rampage, Bustamante, Melvin Manhoef, Gegard Mousasi, and Tarec Saffiedine during his time in Pride, K-1 and Dream. Yoon began his resurgence at ROAD FC 16 and has since gone 2-2 which included a shot to be the next Middleweight contender. Minowa Man versus “Dongbar” Yoon will see two legendary grappling MMA warriors face off for the first time in over ten years of competition. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 An Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee and Shim Gun-Oh is set after an unfortunate accident stopped their first match too early. Now the brawling big men are eager to get back into the cage and show off kickboxing versus wrestling. Also, breakout fierce young fighter Park Jung-Eun and ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee's teammate Park Si-Woo will make for a thrilling match in a battle of the hot prospects. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the 19th annual UNESCO-Sponsored Chungju World Martial Arts Festival. As the birthplace of Korea's 1,00-year old martial art, Taekgyeon, to becoming the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts, Chungju will again usher in another first for martial arts history in Korea. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh Women's Atomweight MatchPark Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo Middleweight MatchMinowa Man vs Yoon Dong-Sik   

ROAD FC 042: Park Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT: PARK JUNG-EUN VS PARK SI-WOO   ROAD Fighting Championship announces a second fight for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. A women's atomweight bout between Park Jung-Eun (2-2-1, Team Strong Wolf) and Park Si-Woo (, Team Mad) is the second match to be added to Xiaomi ROAD FC 042. Park Jung-Eun made her professional debut at ROAD FC 023 in 2015, and has already fought some of the region's most well-known fighters: Fujino Emi, Satomi Takano, and Hisae Watanabe. She is coming off of a win against her first home-grown opponent, Park Na-Young, at Korea's first all-women's MMA event, ROAD FC XX. Park Si-Woo was the gold medalist in 2012 at the WAKO Asian Kickboxing Championship, and gold medalist at the 2013 Incheon Asian Games. She successfully transitioned to MMA through the ROAD FC amateur leagues. Coming from Team MAD, one of Korea's most notable teams, Park Si-Woo's kickboxing base is excellent, and she's developed a good ground defense. ROAD FC Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee recognized Park Jung-Eun as a breakout fierce young fighter to watch. Now, Ham's own teammate Park Si-Woo will rise to the occasion and make an excellent addition to the ROAD FC women's division. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 An Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee and Shim Gun-Oh Is set for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042. Both fighters originally met at ROAD FC 039, but an unfortunate accident stopped the fight too early. Now the brawling big men were eager to get back into the cage and show off kickboxing versus wrestling. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the 19th annual UNESCO-Sponsored Chungju World Martial Arts Festival. As the birthplace of Korea's 1,00-year old martial art, Taekgyeon, to becoming the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts, Chungju will again usher in another first for martial arts history in Korea. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh Women's Atomweight MatchPark Jung-Eun vs Park Si-Woo

ROAD FC 042 at Chungju World Martial Arts Festival

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENTROAD FC JOINS CHUNGJU WORLD MARTIAL ARTS FESTIVAL    ROAD Fighting Championship announces that following Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 on August 12, 2017, the next event will be Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Chungju is the birthplace of Taekgyeon, a traditional Korean martial art of kicks, sweeps and throws that has survived for over 1,000 years. In 2011, Taekgyeon was the first martial art recognized on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity List. The Chungju World Martial Arts Festival started for the globalization of traditional Korean martial arts, and is now known as the venue for the international exchange of diversity and excellence in traditional martial arts. In 2010 the Festival was designated a UNESCO-sponsored festival, and this year marks its 19th anniversary. The Festival will be held September 22 through 28, and will feature Taekgyeon, Ssirum wrestling, the Olympic sport of Taekwondo, and almost one hundred other martial arts from across the globe. Aside from the hundreds of participants, demonstrators and competitors, upwards of half a million visitors are expected to attend. Under the auspices of the World Martial Arts Union by permission of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROAD FC is honored to present MMA for the first time as a part of the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival with Xiaomi ROAD FC 042. For more information about the Festival, please visit the Official Website (http://www.martialarts.or.kr/index_eng.php).    Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 The first bout announced for this event is an Openweight rematch between Kim Chang-Hee (1-3-0-1, Free) and Shim Gun-Oh (2-2-0-1, Kim Dae-Hwan MMA). Both fighters originally met at ROAD FC 039, but an unfortunate unintentional eyepoke and headbutt caused the match to be stopped at just 25 seconds of the first round for a No Contest. Originally, the stage was set for style versus style as Shim is a wrestler with heavy hands and Kim is a kickboxer who transitioned to MMA. The brawling big men were eager to get back into the cage once Shim healed completely.  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042Chungju World Martial Arts FestivalSaturday, September 23, 2017Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium, Chungju, South Korea Openweight MatchKim Chang-Hee vs Shim Gun-Oh 

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ROAD FC announces global expansion into CHINA with 360GAME ROAD FC 027 on 26December
  ROAD FC global expansion into China with 360GAME ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai on 26 December, 2015  9 October, 2015 - ROAD FC announces global expansion into China with 360GAME presents ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai on 26 December, 2015.   During the official weigh in event on 8 October for 360GAME ROAD FC 026, ROAD FC CEO Jung Moon-Hong made the announcement that ROAD FC will be expanding operations into China.  ROAD Fighting Championship is South Korea's premier MMA organization which has held twenty-eight events since it was founded in 2011. After setting a bench mark of one event almost every month in 2014, ROAD FC embarked on a global expansion plan and held its first ever international event in Tokyo, Japan in 2015. This year will also witness more dramatic growth as ROAD FC will host its first show in China, in the metropolis of Shanghai, on 26 December. ROAD FC is currently negotiating a venue with a capacity of 18,000. 360GAME ROAD FC 027 will be broadcast live in China and internationally across multiple platforms, which ROAD FC CEO Jung revealed included: “China's State-owned broadcaster CCTV, local terrestrial broadcasters, and the internet portal of Tencent, we are scheduled to broadcast.”  Tencent is Asia's largest internet company and competes with the largest internet companies in the world.  Tencent's internet portal QQ.com is one of the largest in China. ROAD FC's live broadcast in China on QQ will begin immediately with 360GAME ROAD FC 026 on 9 October. Event: "360GAME" presents ROAD Fighting Championship 026 Date: Friday, 9 October, 2015Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South KoreaMain event live at 20:00KSTLive PPV stream on Epicentre.tv at http://www.epicentre.tv/events/road-fc-026/Live stream on Tencent QQ.com at http://sports.qq.com/zt2015/ROADFC/  Global expansion next event: Event: "360GAME" presents ROAD Fighting Championship 027 Date: Saturday, 26 December, 2015Place: Shanghai, China   
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