Category Archives: Road FC

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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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 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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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET For immediate release, May 25, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the matches for the Opening Round of the 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament beginning at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 onJuly 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...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT   For immediate release, May 22, 2017 – 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...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT   For immediate release, May 18, 2017 – 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)...

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LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE ROAD FC 039

LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE ROAD FC 039 XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE For immediate release, May 17, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that the legendary Lenne Hardt will return cage side to announce the fighters at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea.     Lenne Hardt is an announcer, singer, and voice over actress in Japan. She features on major video games like Tekken and UFC Undisputed, anime such as Hayate the Combat Butler and Mobile Suit Gundam, and she has her own jazz cabaret band.  In the world of MMA, Hardt became legendary in the spectacular production of PRIDE with her iconic and inimitable announcing style. After PRIDE, Hardt went on to announce at DREAM, One Championship, and ROAD FC Japan. Lenne Hardt...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 update: Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defends his belt against Kang Dong-Kook

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 update: Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defends his belt against Kang Dong-Kook  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MIGHTY MO VS KANG DONG-KOOK   For immediate release, May 16, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces Openweight Champion Mighty Mo will again defend his belt against Kang Dong-Kook at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 onJuly 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.       Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga (11-5, Millennia MMA) is the reigning ROAD FC Openweight Champion who defeated all his opponents in the 2016 Tournament and eventually three-time rival Choi Hong-Man to win the belt. Since then, he has successfully defended his title once against Carlos Toyota by way of a highlight-reel knock out in just over a minute.   Kang Dong-Kook (0-1, Team Paradise) is the next Korean heavy to step into the cage against the...

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