Lee Ye-Ji returns at ROAD FC 041

“HIGH SCHOOL FIGHTER” LEE YE-JI RETURNS IN HOMETOWN EVENT ROAD Fighting Championship announces that “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji is lined up for a match on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in her hometown of Wonju, South Korea at the state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium. Lee Ye-Ji (3-2, Team J) started professional MMA at just 16 years old, with the blessing of her parents and the guidance of her coach. In just two years, she's experienced 5 matches in 3 countries and faced the stiffest of competition. Ye-Ji started training in her first year of junior high school for fun – Team J's coach, Jeon Chan-Jun, happened to be her cousin-in-law. Then, in less than a month, she went to a kickboxing event and she was hooked. Her coach had to in fact slow her down. Jeon recounts that she would learn everything quickly and rush to the next thing, so he had to make her focus on strong basics.   Ye-Ji started her training in a modern Korean martial art called Kong Kwon Yu Sul, founded by her coach, Jeon. It is a system based on Taekwondo's striking and grappling. It served her will in her amateur kickboxing matches, and allowed her to stay competitive in the beginning of her MMA career against two massive veterans Satoko Shinashi and Hisae Watanabe. Ye-Ji avenged her first loss to Shinashi in her most recent fight at ROAD FC 037 XX, as the co-main event on ROAD FC's first all-female card. Lee Ye-Ji is definitely a hot prospect in women's MMA, and at the young age of only 18, her future is wide open. She is the new generation of MMA fighters: well-rounded, focused, with a path paved for her by so many great female fighters. Ye-Ji's next opponent for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will be announced soon.

ROAD FC 041: Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett rematch

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 UPDATE: MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH   ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett and lined up for a rematch on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041, which will take place on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea, the hometown of ROAD FC, at the state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium. Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Rematch Myung Hyun-Man (4-3-0-1, Team Gangnam/Apgujeong Gym) is a heavyweight Muay Thai standout of over 30 wins who transitioned to MMA in 2013. He KOed Liang Lingyu in the 2015 ROAD FC Openweight Tournament quarterfinals and met Mighty Mo in the semis. The fight nearly went the distance with a thrilling stand up display from both knockout artists, but Mo got the submission win on the canvas in the third. Myung met Cro Cop in RIZIN with similar but much quicker unfortunate results. Myung then had back to back disappointments with early injury stoppages: his fight with Aorigele sent the Kung Fu Panda to the hospital with a painful accidental groin shot, and with Chris Barnett, a severe cut to the eye gave him a win but left everyone wanting more. Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett (15-4, Barnett Taekwondo Academy) is one of the toughest men to hit the Asian MMA scene in the last 3 years. In his US career he KOed Kenny Garner and Travis Wiuff amongst others his 90% knockout finish stats. Barnett's only losses were to Eric Prindle, Oli Thompson, and a contentious split to Kirill Sidelnikov in RIZIN. Barnett came to Korea for ROAD FC 38 to show Korea what a Taekwondo background can accomplish for a heavyweight fighter. Against Myung, he he ended up needing surgery for an eye-opening punch. While h went home with a loss, his efforts earned him the respect and instant affinity from the fans. Openweight match Myung Hyun-Man versus Chris Barnett 2 is even more anticipated than the first. Myung his 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. Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 As previously announced on the card, Bruno Miranda versus Ki Won-Bin are set for a Reserve Match for the $1 Million Tournament, giving both exciting strikers a second chance. Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 The upcoming Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15 in Seoul will be a night of incredible thrills as 16 fighters enter the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament: Road to A-Sol. Fighters come from 9 countries across the globe. Thirteen are top-ranked in their regions and ten are already MMA Champions.  At the top of the card, Mighty Mo makes his second title defense agains Korean national wrestling champion Kang Dong-Kuk. Also, former ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda is back against power hitter Kim Hoon, and Japan's boxing legend Raika is back to face Kim Hae-In.

ROAD FC 041: Miranda vs Ki

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENTBRUNO VS KI WON-BIN IN RESERVE MATCH FOR $1 MIL TOURNAMENT ROAD Fighting Championship announces that following the focus on the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament on Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017, the next event Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will take place on August 12 in Wonju, South Korea. Wonju is the hometown of ROAD FC. The last event held there was ROAD FC 029 in 2016, so this will be a long-anticipated return home. Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will be held at the 4,600 capacity state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium which was completed in 2013.    Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Bruno Miranda (9-3, Tiger Muay Thai) has fought six times for ROAD FC since his debut in 2014. His active and brutal striking style coupled with his friendly nature has made him a fan favorite. After his loss to Shinji Sasaki in a contender's match, Miranda rebounded with a first round KO of striker Kim Seung-Yeon. But in his International Trials bout with fellow fan favorite Nandin-Erdene, Miranda was caught with huge punches in under a minute, dispelling his hope of being in the $1 Million Tournament. Ki Won-Bin (5-4, Team Posse) shares many similarities on paper with his opponent, including six fights in ROAD FC since his debut in 2014, and a loss in his International Trials match for the $1 Million Tournament to Mansour Barnaoui. All of Ki's wins have come by way of knockout. He's an aggressive fighter who never wants the score to end up in the judges' hands. Bruno Miranda versus Ki Won-Bin are strikers who have given their all in ROAD FC matches. They will be set for a Reserve Match for the $1 Million Tournament, so the winner just might get another chance in the most historic Lightweight tournament in MMA! Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 The upcoming Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15 in Seoul will be a night of incredible thrills as 16 fighters enter the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament: Road to A-Sol. Fighters come from 9 countries across the globe. Thirteen are top-ranked in their regions and ten are already MMA Champions.  At the top of the card, Mighty Mo makes his second title defense agains Korean national wrestling champion Kang Dong-Kuk. Also, former ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda is back against power hitter Kim Hoon, and Japan's boxing legend Raika is back to face Kim Hae-In.

ROAD FC 039: Aorigele, Shim injury update

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update: Aorigele's future progeny safe, Shim out for 3 months    ROAD Fighting Championship would like to present updates on the condition of several fighters who were injured at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017. In the co-main event openweight match, Aorigele (4-3-0-1, Xindu Martial Arts Club) was dealt an accidental kick to the groin by Myung Hyun-Man which ended the bout far too soon. Aorigele was immediately taken to Injae University Seoul Paik Hospital for treatment and observation. Fortunately, there was no lasting damage and he has been released with a clean bill of health. The moment of the impact has since gone viral, unfortunately for the wrong reason for the young Chinese standout. While Aorigele was in hospital, Myung visited him and expressed his apologies and sorrow for the outcome of their highly anticipated match. ROAD FC will offer a rematch between Aorigele and Myung Hyun-Man later in the year.    In the first openweight match of the event, Shim Yoon-Jae (2-2-0-1, Kim Dae-Hwan MMA) was accidentally headbutted by Kim Chang-Hee. Shim was immediately taken to hospital and diagnosed with nasal and facial fractures. Fortunately, neither injury requires surgery. Shim's recovery will be three months. As previously announced, Rafael Fiziev (4-0, Phuket Top Team) suffered an injury in the bout and was immediately sent to hospital. He was treated and diagnosed with a broken bone in his hand which will require surgery. The length of recovery could be up to six months. Therefore, Fiziev will not be able to compete in the opening round of the $1 Million Tournament which is scheduled for July 15 on Xiaomi ROAD FC 040. Former ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Nam Yui-Chul will return in his place. ROAD FC would like to wish Aorigele, Shim, and Fiziev a speedy and complete recovery so that all may return to the cage and put on more amazing performances for the fans.

$1 Mil Tournament Final Matches

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENTROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT FINAL TWO OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET ROAD Fighting Championship announces the final two matches for the Opening Round of the 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament beginning at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.     Final Two Opening Round MatchesTom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul MMA Dragon Fight and kickboxing S-Battle Champion Tom Santos (10-3, BrazilThai) will rematch former ROAD FC Champion Nam Yui-Chul (18-7-1, Sanae Nam MMA). After his stint in the UFC, Nam was set to return to fighting in Korea with his International Trials match against Legacy Champion Mike Bronzoulis, but Bronzoulis was unable to travel. Santos stepped in on three days' notice and knocked out the former ROAD FC Champion to get a spot in the Tournament.  Multiple Muay Thai title holder Rafael Fiziev (4-0, Phuket Top Team) soundly defeated Kim Seung-Yeon and was earmarked to face Santos, however, Fiziev broke his hand in the match and will be on extended injury leave. Therefore, in consideration of his former title, and the late notice new opponent, Nam Yui-Chul will re-enter the Tournament in the opening round against Tom Santos. Red Romero vs Baoyincang Former URCC Lightweight Champion Red Romero (12-6, BAMF MMA) will face China standout Baoyincang (Xindu Martial Arts, 10-3-0-1) for the final opening round match. Romero earned his shot in a 4-man single night tournament for Southeast Asia in URCC. As one of the most decorated Philippines fighters, Romero has proven his well-roundedness and heart in the cage. Baoyincang soundly defeated several of China's top welterweights before transitioning to lightweight, and his impressive performance against fellow Tournament entrant Nandin-Erdene at ROAD FC 027 made him an excellent fill in for the final China Trials bout. Romero and Baoyincang are two of the region's most unsung heroes who finally have a chance to prove their worth in an international Tournament of epic proportions. Reserve Matches In addition, there will be two reserve matches in preparation for any situation that requires a substitute fighter. First, Jung Doo-Jae (32-17-1, Ronin Crew) will face Alexander Merezhko (7-1, MFP). Jung is one of the most experienced Korean fighters with a strong base in boxing. Merezhko has defeated fellow Tournament competitor Agaev twice, most recently to with the MFP Welterweight Tournament. Second, Lee Hyung-Seok (14-9, Team Hon) will meet Park Hae-Jin (3-1, Ssen Gym). Lee has a long and strong history of international competition which put him in the International Trials against Toninho Furia. He went the distance but lost the decision. Park is an up and comer looking to make his mark in the division. Lee and Park both possess a particularly strong BJJ base so fans can expect a grappling display. $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu: Former Shooto Champ Sasaki is a grappler with KO power, and Mongolian top ranked Khuukhenkhuu is a judoka and sambo fighter, so the tone of this match is very unpredictable.  Shamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz: Octagon FS Champ Zavurov is technical and tough whereas Impact FC Champ Kuntz is an unorthodox finisher; both men are both well-rounded fighters that will deliver an exceptional match.  Shimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung: Former DEEP title challenger Shimoishi is at the top of his career while hot prospect Park is just coming into his, and both are facing the most important fight of their lives.  Kim Chang-Hyun vs Mansour Barnaoui: Representing opposite timelines, wizened veteran Kim and young world-wide prospect former M-1 and BAMMA Champ Barnaoui are both exceptional grapplers who will impress with their technique.  Nandin-Erdene vs Toninho Furia: Hard-hitting Nandin-Erdene and creative Bitetti Combat Champ Toninho Furia are sure to deliver a match of unbelievable striking.  Ronys Torres vs Elnur Agaev: Shooto Brasil Champ Torres likes to show off his superb technique to get a finish, and MFP warhorse Agaev uses his grinding strength for the same, so this will definitely be an interesting style versus style bout.   Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 As previously announced, the Main Event for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 will be Openweight Champion Mighty Mo making his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kook in what is sure to give the fans of hard-hitting heavies a match worth remembering. Also, Riki Fukuda versus Kim Hoon will finally meet in a clash of opposite styles. Champion boxer Raika Emiko will take on champion Taekwondo fighter Kim Hae-In in a Women's flyweight bout.  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040Saturday, July 15, 2017Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea Part 2 Openweight Championship Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchTom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchRonys Torres vs Elnur Agaev Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchToninho Furia vs Nandin-Erdene Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchKim Chang-Hyun vs Mansour Barnaoui Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchBaoyincang vs Red Romero Part 1 Middleweight MatchFukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon Women's Flyweight MatchRaika Emiko vs Kim Hae-In Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchJung Doo-Jae vs Alexander Merezhko Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchLee Hyung-Seok vs Park Hae-Jin 

ROAD FC 39: Ham Seo-Hee Champion at Atomweight

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL RESULTSHam Seo-Hee crowned first ROAD FC Woman's Atomweight Champion ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 which took place on June 10, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.     ROAD FC WOMEN'S ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP In the main event for the ROAD FC Women's Atomweight title, Ham Seo-Hee and Kurobe Mina both put on incredible performances. Ham's striking was harsh, so Kurobe opted to shoot for dogged takedowns to try her luck on the ground. Ham proved too much for her there, as she went after submissions from her back in the second round. In the third round, Kurobe finally had success with shoot, but Ham popped up and went right for the back. Ham got her hooks in and flattened Kurobe, pounding until the referee jumped in to stop. Ham Seo-Hee was elated to tears when the first ROAD FC Atomweight title belt was strapped around her waist.   Taekwondo scored a win over Karate in the terrific flyweight scrap between Moon Jea-Hoon and Asakura Kai. Moon was very impressive in his technique, timing and ability to read Asakura deep into the third round. Asakura tried to surge several times, but Moon got stronger and stronger until his punches finished the fight on the ground.    International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament Rafael Fiziev brutally introduced himself to the ROAD FC cage by absolutely battering Kim Seung-Yeon from head to toe. Kim had a distinctive height and reach advantage and he threw out his spectacular kicks, but it was never enough. Fiziev pulverized his legs with kicks, battered him with body punches, and finished the fight in the first with punches. Fiziev advances to be the final seed in the opening round of the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament.    Openweight Matches In the other women's event on the card, Yoshiko and Chun Sun-Yoo rematched in a grisly and entertaining match that again didn't make it out of the first round. Chun was definitely tougher than her first appearance, but Yoshiko was much more impressive with high kicks, a hip throw, and a gruesome kimura that forced Chun to tap. The co-main event between Aorigele and Myung Hyun-Man was ended in the first clash with a gruesome kick to the groin. Myung kicked as Aorigele was coming in, and the whole stadium knew he wasn't going to recover from it. The bout was ruled a No Contest. The opening fight between Shim Yoon-Jae and Kim Chang-Hee was also stopped early and ruled a No Contest because of an accidental headbutt from Kim.   Event: Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 Date: June 10, 2017Place: Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South KoreaOFFICIAL RESULTS Main Card Women's Atomweight ChampionshipHam Seo-Hee def Kurobe Mina by TKO, pounding, R3 4:12 Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs Aorigele No Contest, low blow, R1 Women's Openweight MatchYoshiko def Chun Sun-Yoo by Submission, kimura, R1 4:47 Flyweight MatchMoon Jea-Hoon def Asakura Kai by TKO, R 2:39 International Trials Lightweight MatchRafael Fiziev def Kim Seung-Yeon by TKO, R1 4:25 Openweight MatchShim Yoon-Jae vs Kim Chang-Hee No Contest, accidental headbutt, R1  Young Guns 34 -80kg Catchweight MatchLa In-Jae def Cha In-Ho by Unanimous Decision Featherweight MatchKim Se-Yeong def Lee Jeong-Yeong by Unanimous Decision $1 Million Lightweight Tournament China Trials Finals MatchBaoyincang def Wang Mingwu by Submission, rear naked choke, R1 0:38 Women's Atomweight MatchArai Mika def Hong Yun-Ha by Split Decision 2:0 (Hong had 10 penalty points for missing weight) Bantamweight MatchKim Young-Geun def Kim Woo-Been by Submission, Armbar, Rd 1 3:10 Lightweight MatchKim Yo-Han def Lim Byeong-Ha by Split Decision 2:1 Welterweight MatchLee Jin-Kyu def Stuart Gooch by Split Decision 2:1 

$1 Mil Tournament Opening Round matches

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENTROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET     ROAD Fighting Championship announces the matches for the Opening Round of the 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament beginning at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.  Opening Round Matches Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu Shinji Sasaki (18-10-3, Burst) is a former Shooto Champion and former ROAD FC Lightweight title contender who defeated Albert Cheng by decision in the International Trials to make it into the Tournament. Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu (5-3, Shiren Beelii) defeated Rodrigo Caporal by decision and Shang Lianru by KO in the China Trials to advance to the Opening Round. Sasaki is a grappler with KO power, and Khuukhenkhuu is a judoka and sambo fighter, so the tone of this match is very unpredictable. Shamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz Shamil Zavurov (32-5-1, Akhmat Fight Club) is the Octagon FS Champion, and he defeated Kim Wong-Gi by decision in the International Trials to advance. Leo Kuntz (18-3-1, American Top Team) is the former Impact FC Champion and UFC veteran who submitted Hong Young-Gi in their International Trials match and earn his spot in the Opening Round. Zavurov is technical and tough whereas Kuntz is an unorthodox finisher; both men are both well-rounded fighters that will deliver an exceptional match. Shimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung Shimoishi Kota (19-4, Shooto Gym Blows) is a former DEEP Lightweight title challenger who won the single night 4-man Japan Trials to earn his spot in the Tournament. Park Dae-Sung (6-1, Team MOB) is a bright prospect who defeated Rodrigo Caporal by decision in the International Trials to make it to the Opening Round. Shimoishi is at the top of his career while Park is just coming into his, and both are facing the most important fight of their lives. Kim Chang-Hyun vs Mansour Barnaoui Kim Chang-Hyun (18-10, Team MAD) is one of Korea's first generation of MMA fighters who came out of retirement and defeated Andy Main by decision to win his International Trials match and get into the Tournament. Mansour Barnaoui (14-4, Team Magnum) is the former M-1 and BAMMA Champion who submitted Ki Won-Bin in the International Trials to earn a spot in the Opening Round. Representing opposite timelines, wizened veteran Kim and young world-wide prospect Barnaoui are both exceptional grapplers who will impress with their technique. Nandin-Erdene vs Toninho Furia Nandin-Erdene (6-2, Team Fighter) was a Mongolian National Kickboxing Champion who knocked out Bruno Miranda in his International Trials bout to cement his position in the Tournament. Toninho Furia (33-6, Pitbull Brothers) is the former Bitetti Combat Champion and Bellator veteran who decisioned Lee Hyung-Seok to advance to the Opening Round. Hard-hitting Nandin-Erdene and creative Toninho Furia are sure to deliver a match of unbelievable striking. Ronys Torres vs Elnur Agaev Ronys Torres (34-6, Nova Uniao) is the Shooto Brazil Champion who submitted Ermek Tlauov in the International Trials to advance to the Opening Round. Elnur Agaev (13-7, MPF) is a ROAD FC veteran who won the single night 4-man Russian Trials in MPF to earn a spot in the Tournament. Torres likes to show off his superb technique to get a finish, and Agaev uses his grinding strength for the same, so this will definitely be an interesting style versus style bout. Tom Santos vs TBD Tom Santos (9-3, BrazilThai) is the MMA Dragon Fight and kickboxing S-Battle Champion who stepped in on two days' notice and knocked out former ROAD FC Champion and UFC veteran Nam Yui-Chul in the International Trials to get a spot in the Tournament. Santos is a very aggressive fighter and will bring this to his next opponent, who will be determined after Xiaomi ROAD FC 039. Red Romero vs TBD Red Romero (12-6, BAMF MMA) is the former URCC Champion who submitted and decisioned is two opponents in the single night 4-man Southeast Asia Trials in URCC to advance to the Tournament. Romero's base is Muay Thai but his grappling is excellent, making him a well-rounded fighter. His opponent will be announced after Xiaomi ROAD FC 039. The two final Trials matches will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039. The final International Trials bout will be between Kim Seung-Yeon and Rafael Fiziev. The final China Trials bout will see Baoyincang face Wang Mingwu.  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040Saturday, July 15, 2017Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea Openweight Championship Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchTom Santos vs TBD Middleweight MatchFukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchKim Chang-Hyun vs Mansour Barnaoui Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchNandin-Erdene vs Toninho Furia Women's Flyweight MatchRaika Emiko vs Kim Hae-In Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchRonys Torres vs Elnur Agaev Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchRed Romero vs TBD 

ROAD FC 040: Raika vs Kim Hae-In

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT BOUT   ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Raika Emiko will take on Kim Hae-In in a Women's flyweight bout. Raika Emiko (5-4, Tribe Tokyo MMA) was a champion boxer with titles in the WIBA, IFBA and OPBF, going 25-8-1 with 10 KOs in over 14 years of competition. She made her ROAD FC debut appearance on the first all-female card ROAD FC XX by rematching Kang Jin-Hee, and surprisingly nailed takedowns to secure the unanimous decision from the judges. Kim Hae-In (0-0-1, Ssabi MMA) is a top-ranked Taekwondo fighter and national Sanda champ who trains MMA under former ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Lee Kil-Woo. At ROAD FC 033 she made her pro debut in MMA against sanda standout Lin Heqin, went the distance, but lost by majority draw. In her amateur days, she has a win over Raika's former foe Kang Jin-Hee. While this match is definitely boxing versus Taekwondo, Raika and Kim have both proved they are well-rounded in MMA so any outcome is possible. Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 As previously announced, the Main Event for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 will be Openweight Champion Mighty Mo making his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kook in what is sure to give the fans of hard-hitting heavies a match worth remembering. Also, Riki Fukuda versus Kim Hoon will finally clash. These two veterans present completely opposite styles of striking and grappling, so this match should produce thrilling and unpredictable mayhem.   Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040Saturday, July 15, 2017Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea Main Card Openweight Championship Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook Middleweight MatchFukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon Women's Flyweight Match Raika Emiko vs Kim Hae-In

ROAD FC 039 card complete

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 FINAL ANNOUNCEMENTFULL CARD NOW OPENROAD Fighting Championship announces the complete line up for Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 in Seoul, Korea on June 10, 2017.For the main event, Ham Seo-Hee will return to her home of Korea to fight for the inaugural ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Championship against Kurobe Mina, the current DEEP -48kg Champion. The Main Card is complete with six bouts, and the Young Guns 34 preliminary card is complete with seven. The second finals match of the China Trials for the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament will take place between two replacement fighters due to visa issues: Baoyinacang, one of China's fastest-rising lightweights and Wang Minwoo, sanda standout in China.Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 039Saturday, June 10, 2017Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South KoreaMain CardWomen's Atomweight ChampionshipHam Seo-Hee vs Kurobe MinaOpenweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs AorigeleWomen's Openweight MatchYoshiko vs Chun Sun-YooFlyweight MatchMoon Jea-Hoon vs Asakura KaiInternational Trials Lightweight MatchKim Seung-Yeon vs Rafael FizievOpenweight MatchShim Yoon-Jae vs Kim Chang-HeeYoung Guns 34-80kg Catchweight MatchLa In-Jae vs Cha In-HoFeatherweight MatchKim Se-Yeong vs Lee Jeong-Yeong$1 Million Lightweight Tournament China Trials Finals MatchBaoyincang vs Wang MinwooWomen's Atomweight MatchHong Yun-Ha vs Arai MikaBantamweight MatchKim Young-Geun vs Kim Woo-BeenLightweight MatchLim Byeong-Ha vs Kim Yo-HanWelterweight MatchStuart Gooch vs Lee Jin-Kyu 

ROAD FC 039: Yoshiko vs Chun-Sun-Yoo II

YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT ROAD Fighting Championship announces that professional wrestler Yoshiko will rematch Chun Sun-Yoo at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 in Seoul, Korea on June 10, 2017.    Yoshiko vs Chun Sun-Yoo II Hirano Yoshiko (1-0, SEAdLINNNG), started her pro wrestling career at only 17 years of age and won numerous Championships. But when Yoshiko went “off script” and beat an opponent so badly that she needed career-ending surgery, it signaled that a change was inevitable. She turned her aggressive tendencies to MMA. Chun Sun-Yoo was her first opponent. Yoshiko ended up with a highlight reel KO over Chun, even though it wasn't exactly a technical display to watch. Chun Sun-Yoo (0-2, Team Fighter) competed in the ROAD FC amateur Central League in 2015 and made her pro MMA debut in 2016 in Hong Kong's IMPI, an event run by former ROAD FC standout Vuyisile Colossa. Chun suffered back to back losses to Ramona Pascual then Yoshiko to start off her career. But Chun isn't deterred. She watched her tape over and over, and is convinced that her game has developed enough to rematch Yoshiko and finally notch herself a win and respect in the history books. Yoshiko versus Chun will be a seat-gripping affair between to very fierce and aggressive young female fighters in a rare openweight match up! Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 As previously announced for the main event, Ham Seo-Hee will return to her home of Korea to fight for the inaugural ROAD FC Women's Atomweight Championship against Kurobe Mina, the current DEEP -48kg Champion. Openweight strikers Myung Hyun-Man and Aorigele will finally meet, and unfinished business will be settled. Also, Moon Jea-Hoon versus Asakura will exemplify a striking match at its finest as Taekwondo takes on Karate. “Keyboard Warrior” Kim Seung-Yeon will finally have his match in the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament against surging Kyrgyzstani kickboxer “Ataman” Rafael Fiziev. Also, an openweight match will kick off the main card as wrestler Shim Yoon-Jae faces kickboxer Kim Chang-Hee. The main event for the preliminary Young Guns 34 card will be La In-Jae versus Cha In-Ho in a match which is a contrast of styles. Also, two undefeated prospects Kim Se-Yeong and Lee Jeong-Yeong are sure to deliver an exciting match. Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 039Saturday, June 10, 2017Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea Main Card Women's Atomweight ChampionshipHam Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs Aorigele Women's Openweight MatchYoshiko vs Chun Sun-Yoo Flyweight MatchMoon Jea-Hoon vs Asakura Kai International Trials Lightweight MatchKim Seung-Yeon vs Rafael Fiziev Openweight MatchShim Yoon-Jae vs Kim Chang-Hee Young Guns 34 -80kg Catchweight MatchLa In-Jae vs Cha In-Ho Featherweight Match Kim Se-Yeong vs Lee Jeong-Yeong

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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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