ROAD FC: ROAD FC 025 and Young Guns 24
ROAD FC 025 will take place on 22 August, 2015 in Wonju, South Korea. The Full Card is now open. As previously announced, the Main Event will be two ROAD FC Champions colliding at featherweight as Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom faces Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun in an absolute thriller. Now the preliminary fights on the Young Guns 24 undercard will be announced.
YOUNG GUNS 24
Experienced journeyman Jeon Doo-Je makes his second fight in ROAD FC 025 against Kim Won-Gi. Jeon hails from the early days of Korean MMA ten years ago in Spirit MC and MARS, and his record of almost 50 fights has 32 wins. Kim also started in Spirit MC, but almost his whole career has been climbing up in ROAD FC. Kim is now on a 2-fight win streak, and he will no doubt give Jeon a harsh welcome back!
Ki Won-Bin was the Central League Amateur Champion before his impressive debut against Lee Sang-Hyun at ROAD FC 020, although he lost. He will face Park Choong-Il from North Korea, whose heart-breaking life story that was revealed as a contestant on "Crying Fist" made him a fan favorite. Park bravely stepped up on late notice for his last fight, and he ended up with a loss. Both exciting young fighters will be eager to put their records on the right path!
Cho Young-Jun comes from a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu base, yet he has some very creative striking in his arsenal. He will face well-rounded Kim Kyung-Pyo, who made an impressive TKO victory in his debut. These two fighters are looking to work their way up in the very challenging ROAD FC Lightweight division.
Vicious striker Yoo Jae-Nam returns to the cage with a fantastic win over Shooto Champion Mikihito Yamagami. Next he will face another foreign opponent in Turkish stand out Kaan Kazgan, whose brother Murat showed incredible strength in both grappling and kickboxing during his ROAD FC debut.
Kim Yi-Sak will look to bounce back from a loss when he takes on aggressive kickboxer Park Chan.
Entertaining youngster Kwak Jong-Hyun will face Jung Joon-Hwi, and it promises to be a grappler-versus-striker affair, although both have well-rounded skills.
Jeon Yeong-Joon and Choi In-Yong will be making their MMA debut against each other. Jeon is a world silver medalist in Sambo and Choi has a good base in kickboxing, and many coaches expect him to have a good transition to MMA.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter Lee Sang-Hyun will face Choi Jong-Chan whose base is in Judo. Lee's excellent debut showed a great striking game. Choi was on "Crying Fist" and his mentor is Nam Yui-Chul.
Styles will clash as Kim Woo-Jae's quick feet and strong punches square off against Lee Wun-Joon's boxing and wrestling in their co-debut.
As previously announced, top ROAD FC Bantamweight Kim Soo-Chul will next faec the legendary Marlon Sandro. China's Dong Xin, a veteran of UFC's TUF China, will make his debut with ROAD FC against Kim Nae-Chul. Kim Seok-Mo will look to build momentum from his last comeback win against Team Kazgan's Onur Teker.
Shooto Pacific Rim Featherweight Champion Yuta Nezu will be challenged by aggressive rookie prospect Park Hyung-Geun. Japaan Women's MMA standout Satomi “Sarami” Takano returns to face hot rookie Park Jeong-Eun. Well-known K-1 and RISE kickboxer Kwon Min-Seok will face China's Yong Shun who is a rising rookie competing in CCTV's televised MMA tournament “CKF”.
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Event: "360 GAME" presents ROAD Fighting Championship 025
Date: Saturday 22 August, 2015
Place: Chiak Stadium, Wonju, South Korea
17:00 YOUNG GUNS 24
20:00 ROAD FC 025
7th Match Champions Superfight Featherweight -65.5
Choi Mu-Gyeom vs Lee Yun-Jun
6th Match Featherweight -65.5
Kim Soo-Shul vs Marlon Sandro
5th Match Middleweight -84kg
Dong Xin vs Kim Nae-Chul
4th Match Welterweight -77kg
Kim Seok-Mo vs Onur Teker
3rd Match Bantamweight -61.5
Yuta Nezu vs Park Hyung-Geun
2nd Match Women's Atomweight -48kg
Satomi Takano vs Park Jeong-Eun
1st Match Catchweight -64.5 kg
Yong Shun vs Kwon Min-Seok
YOUNG GUNS 24
9th Match - 67.5kg Catchweight
Jeong Doo-Je (33, RONIN CREW) VS Kim Won-Gi (30, MMA STORY)
8th Match Lightweight
Ki Won-Bin (24, TEAM POSSE) VS Park Choong-Il (23, WILDGYM)
7th Match Lightweight
Jo Yung-Joon (20, SSEN GYM) VS Kim Kyung-Pyo (23, MMA STORY)
6th Match Flyweight
Yoo Jae-Nam (28, ???) VS Kaan Kazgan (21, TEAM KAZGAN)
5th Match Lightweight
Kim Yi-Sak (29, TEAM HON) VS Park Chan-Sol (25, CHALLENGE GYM)
4th Match Flyweight
Kwak Jong-Hyun (21, ???) VS Jung Joon-Hwi (26, DAEGU SSEN GYM)
3rd Match Middleweight
Jeon Yeong-Joon (25, ???) VS Choi In-Yong (36, ????)
2nd Match Featherweight
Lee Sang-Hyun (23, DAEGU SSEN GYM) VS Choi Jong-Chan (34, TEAM J)
1st Match Flyweight
Kim Woo-Jae (24, ???) VS Lee Wun-Joon (36, ????)
Main event broadcasting:
Live on SuperAction in South Korea
Live on Epicentre.tv internationally for $15.00USD