ROAD FC 027 in China update: OPENWEIGHT TOURNAMENT rematch Mighty Mo vs Choi Mu-Bae
ROAD FC 027: 26 December, 2015 at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China
Openweight Tournament begins: Choi Mu-Bae steps in to face Mighty Mo in a revenge match
11 November, 2015 - ROAD Fighting Championship will make an historic global expansion into China with ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai on 26 December, 2015 in the 18,000-capacity Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.
Beginning at ROAD FC 027 will be the very first Openweight Tournament. Four tournament quarterfinal matches will take place during this event. Featured in this tournament will now be a rematch between "Super Samoan" Mighty Mo Siliga (45, Aguirre's Fighting System) and "Heavy Tank" Choi Mu-Bae (45, Choi Mu-Bae Gym).
Mighty Mo and Choi already faced each other in October at ROAD FC 026. Mighty Mo reversed the fate of both fighters with a KO in just 37 seconds of the first round, ending his 3-fight losing skid and stopping Choi's 3-win streak. When the Openweight Tournament was decided, Choi made it very clear that he wanted in, and that he wanted a rematch. ROAD FC has granted his request, and once again fans can expect to be on the edge of their seats for a brutal conclusion.
Korea's home-grown K-1 veteran Myung Hyun-Man will also be in the tournament against an opponent soon to be announced.
The third match for the Openweight tournament is as previously announced, China's fast-rising Aorigele from Xi'an Sports University versus "Crying Fist" veteran slugger Kim Jae-Hun.
Also, China's top lightweight and UFC TUF China winner Zhang Lipeng will debut with ROAD FC against Korean Taekwondo master Hong Young-Ki in an action-packed style-versus-style match up.
Plus, China's "King of Sanda" Zhao Zilong will face Japanese legend Minowa Man in a match with global appeal and historical significance!
Date: Saturday, 26 December, 2015
Place: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China
Internationally: Live PPV stream on Epicentre.tvOpenweight Tournament Quarterfinal Match
Siala-Mou Siliga vs Choi Mu-Bae
Myung Hyun-Man vs TBA
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