Category Archives: Asian MMA News

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match  XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT BRUNO VS KI WON-BIN IN RESERVE MATCH FOR $1 MIL TOURNAMENT For immediate release, June 22, 2017 – 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...

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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS INAUGURAL EVENT IN SURABAYA, INDONESIA WITH ONE: CONQUEST OF KINGS

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS INAUGURAL EVENT IN SURABAYA, INDONESIA WITH ONE: CONQUEST OF KINGS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS INAUGURAL EVENT IN SURABAYA, INDONESIA WITH ONE: CONQUEST OF KINGS KAIRAT AKHMETOV RETURNS TO FACE ADRIANO MORAES IN FLYWEIGHT TITLE UNIFICATION 21 June 2017 – Surabaya, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its inaugural event in Surabaya, Indonesia which is set to take place 29 July at the GOR Kertajaya Arena. The capital of East Java will play host to ONE: CONQUEST OF KINGS, featuring the absolute best in world-class martial arts talent. In the main event, Kairat Akhmetov will face Adriano Moraes to crown the undisputed ONE Flyweight World Champion. Ticket information for ONE: CONQUEST OF KINGS is available at www.onefc.com Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “There is always a tremendous atmosphere and excitement when ONE...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update:

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update: Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update:  Aorigele’s future progeny safe, Shim out for 3 months For immediate release:   June 15, 2017 – 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...

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ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament Final Matches Announced

ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament Final Matches Announced XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT  FINAL TWO OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET   For immediate release, June 14, 2017 – 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 Matches Tom 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’...

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Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury

Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury For immediate release: June 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Rafael Fiziev will not compete in the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament because of injury.     Rafael Fiziev (4-0, Phuket Top Team) made an incredible debut performance at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. As the final International Trials bout, he faced Kim Seung-Yeon who looked to have a sizable reach and height advantage. Fiziev tactfully went in and pulverized Kim’s legs with kicks, battered him with body punches, and finished him off with head shots. The Kyrgyzstani did not let the fight leave the first round, where he earned a TKO at 4:25. Unfortunately, Fiziev suffered...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL RESULTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL RESULTS  XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL RESULTS Ham Seo-Hee crowned first ROAD FC Woman’s Atomweight Champion For immediate release: June 11, 2017 – 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...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 Official Weigh In results for Women’s Atomweight Championship Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 Official Weigh In results for Women’s Atomweight Championship Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS HAM SEO-HEE AND KUROBE MINA FACE OFF  FOR THE FIRST WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP       For immediate release:   June 9, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 which will take place on June 10, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.   WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP   In the main event for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight title, Ham Seo-Hee and Kurobe Mina both made weight.   Kurobe Mina said, “The belt is beautiful. I will put on a good fight tomorrow. I’m sure of winning. ROAD FC is a big competition and to be the first atomweight champion would be huge. I am honored, and I will...

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VITALY BIGDASH FACES AUNG LA N SANG IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REMATCH AT ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION

VITALY BIGDASH FACES AUNG LA N SANG IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REMATCH AT ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION VITALY BIGDASH FACES AUNG LA N SANG IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REMATCH AT ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION 30 May 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returns to Yangon, Myanmar on 30 June for another blockbuster evening of world-class, authentic martial arts action. The Thuwunna Indoor Stadium is set to play host to ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION, featuring ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash, who will defend his title against hometown hero “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang in the main event. Ticket information for ONE: LIGHT OF A NATION is available at www.onefc.com Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “The first bout was an absolute showcase of incredible skill and unwavering determination, and the rematch promises...

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Kyrgyzstan dominates competition, wins WMMAA team title at 2017 Asian Championships

Kyrgyzstan dominates competition, wins WMMAA team title at 2017 Asian Championships FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kyrgyzstan dominates competition Wins WMMAA team title at 2017 Asian Championships More than 5000 fans attended the 2017 WMMAA Asian Championships in Osh, Kyrgyzstan MONTE CARLO, Monaco (May 29, 2017)- Host team Kyrgyzstan captured top team honors at the recent third annual World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) Asian Championships, recently held at Suyumbaev Stadium, Osh, Kyrgyzstan. The wonderful host city of Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the Fergana Valley in the south of the country, often referred to as the “capital of the south”. It is the oldest city in the country, estimated to be more than 3000 years old, and it has served as the administrative center of Osh Region since 1939. The city has an ethnically mixed population of approximately 255,800, according to 2012...

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ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANGELA LEE FINISHES ISTELA NUNES WITH ANACONDA CHOKE

ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANGELA LEE FINISHES ISTELA NUNES WITH ANACONDA CHOKE ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANGELA LEE FINISHES ISTELA NUNES WITH ANACONDA CHOKE PLUS: BEN ASKREN MAKES QUICK WORK OF AGILAN THANI ALSO: ZEBAZTIAN KADESTAM STOPS LUIS SANTOS WITH KNEES IN ONE DEBUT 26 May 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again electrified the Singapore Indoor Stadium as the organization played host to yet another evening of authentic martial arts action. ONE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS showcased the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent, featuring a packed card of compelling bouts that left the crowd on the edge of their seats. In the main event, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee of Singapore retained her title with a spectacular submission finish over top contender Istela Nunes of Brazil. In the...

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