ROAD FC 052: Bantamweight Championship

2019-01-21 19:00




ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Bantamweight Championship for ROAD FC 052 which will take place on February 23, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. 




The ROAD FC Bantamweight Title has long been a very hotly contested title. The first Bantamweight Tournament yielded the first Champion, Kang Kyoung-Ho, one of the best bantamweight fighters in the world today. After he relinquished it, Lee Kil-Woo won it, then had to return it due to a surgery. Lee Yun-Jun then fought Moon Je-Hoon and won, but a tragic health issue kept him from defending. Kim Soo-Chul finally got his shot after an incredible win streak, and defeated Kim Min-Woo to become the fourth Champion. Kim Soo-Chul retired and vacated the title.


At ROAD FC 052, the last two challengers for the Bantamweight belt will face off for the chance once again to own it. This will be a rubber match, as they have fought twice before, each holding a decision win over the other.


Kim Min-Woo (8-2, Moai Gym) is a very well-rounded fighter with wins over Shoko Sato and Yuta Nezu. His only losses come against Moon Je-Hoon – which he avenged in their second meeting – and the title match against Kim Soo-Chul. Moon Je-Hoon (11-12, Octagon Multi Gym) is a Taekwondo specialist and a stalwart of Korean MMA. He has been representing ROAD FC in RIZIN and DEEP in the last two years, and counts many fight of the night accolades in his 11-year career.


The ROAD FC Bantamweight Championship match between Kim Min-Woo and Moon Je-Hoon promises to bring another amazing performance from these two aggressive rivals! 



ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament Final Match


After multiple Trials of over 40 fighters, and 16 who made it to the brackets of the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament: Road to A-Sol, the finals is set. Two of the best lightweights in the world, Shamil Zavurov and Mansour Barnaoui, will face each other at ROAD FC 052. Zavurov has relentless takedowns and gruelling wrestling, plus his striking acumen was revealed against Brazil’s number one Ronys Torres. Barnaoui is a young phenom with excellent timing and flawless grappling, with a high finish rate and excellent gas tank. The world will be watching as the tournament for the $1 million concludes!




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 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 at stream on Tencent at  Global expansion next event: Event: "360GAME" presents ROAD Fighting Championship 027 Date: Saturday, 26 December, 2015Place: Shanghai, China