Jérôme Le Banner debuts with ROAD FC

2019-04-01 09:00







ROAD Fighting Championship announces the opening of ROAD FC 053 which will take place on May 18, 2019 on Jeju Island, South Korea. Kickboxing legend Jérôme Le Banner will make his debut with ROAD FC, and the Lightweight Title Fight between Champion Kwon A-Sol and $1 Million Tournament winner Mansour Barnaoui will take place.




Kickboxing Legend Jérôme Le Banner


Jérôme Le Banner is one of the most recognizable figures in the world of kickboxing. The French-born martial artist has won multiple K-1, ISKA, and WKN titles during almost three decades of fighting under striking rules. Le Banner has fought in well over one hundred matches across kickboxing, boxing, and MMA; his kickboxing record is 83-22 with an impressive 67 wins by knockout. Among his victories, he has defeated Tyrone Spong, Musashi, Remy Bojansky, Gary Goodridge, Mark Hunt, Dan Frye, Ernesto Hoost, Peter Aerts and Choi Hong-Man.


Le Banner has challenged in MMA since 2001 with a record of 3-3, most notably defeating Yoshihiro Akiyama and Jimmy Ambriz. He was expected to debut one year ago at ROAD FC 047 in Bejing, China, but was sidelined with a knee injury. Le Banner will return to the cage once again to fight in an openweight bout at ROAD FC 035. His opponent will be announced shortly.



Event: ROAD Fighting Championship 053

Date: May 18, 2019

Venue: Halla Gymnasium

City: Jeju Island, South Korea


ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Championship

Kwon A-Sol vs Mansour Barnaoui


Openweight Match

Jerome Le Banner vs TBA


Lightweight Match

Shin Dong-Guk vs Tamotsu Hayashi


90kg Catchweight Match

Lim Dong-hwan vs Kim Tae-In


Young Guns 42


68kg Catchweight Match

Shin Ji-Seung vs Ji Young-Min




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