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 

ROAD FC 040: 8 fighters advance in tournament

  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 OFFICIAL RESULTS8 - $1 MILLION TOURNAMENT FIGHTERS ADVANCE    ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 from Saturday, July 15th. $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu and Sasaki Shinji came out of their corners cautiously, throwing a few strikes to gauge distance and timing. Khuukhenkhuu found the sweet spot in just over 1 minute of the first round, going in with lightning punches that sent Sasaki to sleep before his head hit the canvas.   Tom Santos made a stunning repeat performance by knocking quickly out Nam Yui-Chul. Nam decided to immediately come out of the corner and strike, but Santos was on point and dropped Nam in just 7 seconds.   Ronys Torres showed Elnur Agaev very quickly how good his jiujitsu can control the situation. Torres grabbed ahold of a kick, rushed Agaev to the canvas, and from side control he was able to snap on a kimura and get the submission victory before the halfway mark of the first round.   Shimoishi Kota proved that experience was a major factor against Park Dae-Sung. Shimoishi pushed the action into his foray of grappling where he dominated Park, getting the tap in the second round by back choke.   Nandin-Erdene and Toninho Furia quickly engaged in an expected striking war, and the huge win came for the Mongolian when he landed two clean shots that dropped the Brazilian. Nandin-Edrene stunned the crowd with a TKO in just 3:25 of the first round.   Mansour Barnaoui showed that the penalty points Kim Chang-Hyun earned for missing weight would not matter on the scorecards. Barnaoui secured a figure four from the back standing, and eventually tapped out Kim by RNC on the ground in the first round.   Shamil Zavurov gave Leo Kuntz everything in the book, and he proved to be incredibly tough. Zavurov resorted to strong wrestling in the final round and earned the Unanimous Decision.   Red Romero and Baoyingcang put on a thrilling first match opening round. Bao eventually overwhelmed Romero with power and striking, getting the second round TKO. $1 Million Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinals Following the conclusion of Xiaomi ROAD FC 040, a blind draw was held to match up the winners who progress to the quarterfinals. 1 Ronys Torres vs 2 Tom Santos3 Shamil Zavurov vs 4 Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu5 Nandin-Erdene vs 6 Mansour Barnaoui7 Baoyincang vs Shimoishi Kota     Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040Saturday, July 15, 2017Jangchung ArenaOfficial Results Openweight ChampionshipMighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook by TKO, R2 2:27 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchAmartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu def Shinji Sasaki by KO, R1 1:22 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchTom Santos def Nam Yui-Chul by TKO, R1 0:07 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchRonys Torres def Elnur Agaev by Submission, kimura, R1 2:19 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShimoishi Kota def Park Dae-Sung by Submission, RNC, R2 3:07 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchNandin-Erdene def Toninho Furia by TKO, R1 3:25 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchMansour Barnaoui def Kim Chang-Hyun by Submission, RNC, R1 4:28 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchShamil Zavurov def Leo Kuntz by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Tournament Opening Round MatchBaoyincang def Red Romero by TKO, R2 3:14 Middleweight MatchKim Hoon def Fukuda Riki by TKO, R2 0:38 Women's Flyweight MatchRaika Emiko def Kim Hae-In by Decision 2:1 Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchAlexander Merezhko def Jung Doo-Jae by Submission, RNC, R1 4:06 Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchPark Hae-Jin def Lee Hyung-Seok by TKO, R2 4:59 Middleweight MatchLim Dong-Hwan def Kim Ji-Hoon by Unanimous Decision 

ROAD FC 040: Mighty Mo still champ

 XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 OFFICIAL RESULTS  MIGHTY MO REMAINS OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONKIM HOOM BECOMES TITLE CONTENDER WITH FUKUDA TKO  ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 from Saturday, July 15th. Mighty Mo keeps his title belt ROAD FC Openweight Champion Mighty Mo made his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kuk, and gave the fans the nail biting action they wanted. Kang did his best to initiate clashes, but equally his best to run away from them, earning Blue Cards in the process. In the second round, Mo finally smashed Kang to the ground and rained down punches for the referee stoppage. ROAD FC 040 Part 1 Kim Hoon spoiled Riki Fukuda's number one title contender status with huge punches and pounding for a referee stoppage in the second round. Raika and Kim Hae-In went to decision with an unpredicted wrestling match, and Raika had her hand raised in the split decision. The two Tournament Reserve matches, Alexander Merezhko hammered Jung Doo-Jae before ending it with an RNC, and Park Hae-Jin outstruck Lee Hyung-Seok for a TKO win. In the opening match, Lim Dong-Hwan and Kim Ji-Hoon met in a middleweight slugfest in which Lim got the decision win.       Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Jangchung Arena Official Results  Openweight Championship Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook by TKO, R2 2:27 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu def Shinji Sasaki by KO, R1 1:22 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Tom Santos def Nam Yui-Chul by TKO, R1 0:07 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Ronys Torres def Elnur Agaev by Submission, kimura, R1 2:19 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Shimoishi Kota def Park Dae-Sung by Submission, RNC, R2 3:07 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Nandin-Erdene def Toninho Furia by TKO, R1 3:25 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Mansour Barnaoui def Kim Chang-Hyun by Submission, RNC, R1 4:28 Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Shamil Zavurov def Leo Kuntz by Unanimous Decision Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match Baoyincang def Red Romero by TKO, R2 3:14   Middleweight Match Kim Hoon def Fukuda Riki by TKO, R2 0:38 Women's Flyweight Match Raika Emiko def Kim Hae-In by Decision 2:1 Lightweight Tournament Reserve Match Alexander Merezhko def Jung Doo-Jae by Submission, RNC, R1 4:06 Lightweight Tournament Reserve Match Park Hae-Jin def Lee Hyung-Seok by TKO, R2 4:59 Middleweight Match Lim Dong-Hwan def Kim Ji-Hoon by Unanimous Decision  

ROAD FC 041 main card and poster

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MAIN CARD OPEN AND POSTER REVEALED   ROAD Fighting Championship announces the final main card and poster for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. As the main event, the highly anticipated Openweight match between Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnetti 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. The middleweight match between “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo and “Predator” Kurban Radzhabov is guaranteed to be a clash of devastating blows, don't blink or you'll miss a million punches and kicks. 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 Match Park Jung-Kyo vs Kurban Radzhabov

Official statement on Son Ga-Yeon's case dismissal

 ROAD OFFICIAL STATEMENTROAD'S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL OF SONG GA-YEON'S CRIMINAL SUIT AGAINST CEO JUNG MUN-HONG    ROAD Fighting Championship presents the official statement of the company on the dismissal of the criminal lawsuit filed by competitor Song Ga-Yeon against CEO Jung Mun-Hong​. In 2016, Song Ga-Yeon, a Mixed Martial Arts competitor contracted to ROAD Fighting Championship, 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. The Court's decision to dismiss is highly satisfactory for ROAD and CEO Jung, having maintained that no injustices were ever committed against Ms Song.  In response to the original filing, legal actions against Ms Song for calumny had already been instituted. However, ROAD and CEO Jung have initiated public and private attempts to solve the matter amicably and outside of Court, though Ms Song has made no response of willing to do so. In the course of discovery during the investigation, it was revealed that there are groups that have contributed what amounts to tens of millions of won (tens of thousands of dollars) towards Ms Song's criminal lawsuit filings. That such entities would choose to support the filing of false accusations which could damage her future and her development in sports should ring an alarm for Ms Song. Once again, ROAD and CEO Jung maintain a forward-thinking manner in solving all issues with Ms Song, if she acknowledges her shortcomings with a sincere attitude. It is our hope that all disputes can be resolved as soon as possible so that all parties can move on for positive development. However, 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. ROAD and CEO Jung Mun-Hong sincerely apologize to the MMA fans, the media and the public for the escalation of an unpleasant situation. First and foremost, ROAD and CEO Jung do wish that Ms Song can return to her original position and develop as a mixed martial arts competitor. 

ROAD FC 041: Choi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENTCHOI MU-BAE AND JAKE HEUN MEET AT OPENWEIGHT    ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Choi Mu-Bae will face Jake Heun on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium.  Choi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun:  “Heavy Tank of Busan” Choi Mu-Bae (12-6, Choi Mu-Bae Gym) is a decorated wrestler and one of the very first Korean mixed martial artists. In 2004 he began his career in the historic PRIDE FC where he fought five times. Choi has also seen action in K-1, Sengoku and Pancrase, and made his MMA comeback in ROAD FC in 2015. With wins over Soa Palelei, Gary Goodridge, and Dave Herman, Choi has always proven himself to be one of the toughest guys on the planet. Even after getting KOed by Mighty Mo, he asked for a rematch! “The Honey Bear” Jake Heun (10-6, Tiger Muay Thai) had only one year of professional MMA under his belt when his career launched into the international broadcast spotlight. He was on TUF 17 as a middleweight and TUF 19 as a light heavyweight, then he earned a contract on WSOF where he fought for three years. Heun is known for not wanting to leave anything in the hands of the judges. His Muay Thai base is going to be an exciting display for ROAD FC fans. Choi Mu-Bae versus Jake Heun is definitely a style-verus-style match up. However, with Choi's known KO power and Heun's grappling ability, literally anything could happen! 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. 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. Plus, “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. Early bird special tickets are on sale at Interpark: (http://sports.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=17008422).  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041Saturday, August 12, 2017Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South Korea Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchBruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Women's Atomweight MatchLee Ye-Ji vs Maesawa Tomo Openweight MatchChoi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun 

ROAD FC 041: Lee Ye-Ji vs Maesawa Tomo

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT “HIGH SCHOOL FIGHTER” LEE YE-JI vs MAESAWA TOMO   ROAD Fighting Championship announces that “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji will face Maesawa Tomo on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji returns Lee Ye-Ji (3-2, Team J) who started her professional MMA career at just 16 years old and experienced 5 matches in 3 countries against the stiffest of competition. She has faced massive veterans Satoko Shinashi and Hisae Watanabe, and 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. Maesawa Tomo (7-7, Reversal Gym Tachikawa ALPHA) went from a judo base straight into MMA where, like Ye-Ji, she experienced a very rough start. She quickly turned her luck around and landed in the DEEP Jewels 48kg tournament where she defeated massive veteran Yukiki Seki in the quarterfinals, but lost to standout grappler Sarami in the semis. In her last two outings, Maesawa choked out perennial striker Emi Tomimatsu, but came up short against rival Sarami. Lee Ye-Ji versus Maesawa Tomo will be youth versus experience in a battle between two well-rounded fighters.  Lee will have a chance to prove her prospect status, and Maesawa will have a chance to move higher in the rankings. 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. 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. Early bird special tickets are on sale at Interpark: (http://sports.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=17008422). Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041Saturday, August 12, 2017Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South Korea Openweight MatchMyung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Lightweight Tournament Reserve MatchBruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Women's Atomweight Match Lee Ye-Ji vs Maesawa Tomo

ROAD FC 040 full card open

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENTFULL CARD OPEN, EVENT BROADCAST, TICKETS AND POSTER RELEASED   ROAD Fighting Championship announces the full card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.  This mammoth 14-fight card will be a special daytime event beginning at 13:00 Korea Standard Time. Openweight Championship 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.  $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu: Former Shooto Champ Sasaki is a grappler with KO power, and former MGL-1 Champ Khuukhenkhuu is a judoka and sambo fighter, so the tone of this match is very unpredictable.  Tom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul: Dragonfight Champ Santos made a huge entrance when he KOed former ROAD FC Champ Nam Yui-Chul in their International Trials bout, but since final seed Rafael Fiziev broke his hand, Nam gets a chance to avenge his loss and his reputation. Ronys Torres vs Elnur Agaev: Shooto Brasil Champ Torres likes to show off his superb technique to get a finish, and MFP warhorse and Russia Trials winner Agaev uses his grinding strength for the same, so this will definitely be an interesting style versus style bout. Shimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung: Former DEEP title challenger and Japan Trials winner 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.  Nandin-Erdene vs Toninho Furia: Hard-hitting Mongolian National Boxing champ Nandin-Erdene and creative Bitetti Combat Champ Toninho Furia are sure to deliver a match of unbelievable striking.  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.  Shamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz: Former M-1 Champ Zavurov is technical and tough whereas former Impact FC Champ Kuntz is an unorthodox finisher; both men are both well-rounded fighters that will deliver an exceptional match.  Red Romero vs Baoyincang: Former URCC Champion and SEA Trials winner Romero and China National Sanda Champ 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. Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 Part 1 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. Two Tournament Reserve matches will take place: Jung Doo-Jae vs Alexander Merezhko and Lee Hyung-Seok vs Park Hae-Jin. Opening the card will be a middleweight match between Lim Dong-Hwan and Kim Ji-Hoon.  Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040Saturday, July 15, 2017Jangchung ArenaSeoul, South Korea12:00 Doors open13:00 Part 115:00 Part 2 13:00 KST Live on MBC Sports+13:00 KST / 04:00 GMT Live on YouTube internationally14:00 JST Live on Abema TV in JapanBroadcast on CCTV in China TBATickets: http://roadfc.com/main/ticket/ticket.php 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 Middleweight MatchLim Dong-Hwan vs Kim Ji-Hoon

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.

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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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