Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 update: Lee Yun-Jun vs George Roop is new Main Event; Weigh In venue changed

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Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 update: Lee Yun-Jun vs George Roop is new Main Event; Weigh In venue changed

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Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 update: Lee Yun-Jun vs George Roop is new Main Event; Weigh In venue changed

 

12 May, 2016 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces that the Featherweight bout between Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun and recent UFC veteran George Roop has been made the new Main Event for this Saturday's Xiaomi ROAD FC 031.

 

The previous Main Event was an Openweight grudge match between ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol and Middleweight contender Lee Dool-Hee, but shortly before the event, Lee ruptured his ACL. Kuwabara Kiyoshi has stepped up on 4 days notice to face Kwon in the Openweight Bout, which will now be the co-Main Event.

 

Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 Official Weigh Ins venue change

 

The venue for the Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 official weigh ins has been changed to the following:

 

The-K Hotel Seoul

Convention Center 3rd floor Crystal Ballroom

70, Baumoe-ro 12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Telephone: 82-2-571-8100

 

The time remains the same:

Friday, 13th May, 2016

13:00 start

 

Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 Main Card

 

 

Also on the Main card of ROAD FC 031, legends collide as “Ryo” Choi Young makes his return to fight in Korea for the first time in ten years against Olympic-calibre Judoka Yoon Dong-Sik. Thrilling strikers Bruno Miranda and Jung Doo-Jae will begin their conquest into the featherweight division with a catchweight bout at 69kgs.

 

In another exciting Women's match, legendary Emi Fujino returns to face pro debutant Hong Yoon-Ha from ROAD FC Central League. Hot prospect Choi Mu-Song and China's staunch MMA veteran Alatengheili look to deliver one of the most exciting bouts of the night.

 

New Wave MMA ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA. From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment. As we say in Korea, "Fighting!"

 

Event: Xiaomi presents ROAD Fighting Championship 031

Date: Saturday, 14 May, 2016

Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea

Tickets: http://roadfc.co.kr/main/live/live.php

Live on SuperAction in Korea

Live on NicoNico in Japan at http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv262145334

Live on Epicentre.TV around the world at http://www.epicentre.tv/events/road-fc-031/

Broadcast on CCTV5 in China

 

Featherweight Match

Lee Yun-Jun vs George Roop

 

Openweight Match

Kwon A-Sol vs Kuwabara Kiyoshi

 

Middleweight Match

Young Choi vs Yoon Dong-Sik

 

Catchweight -69kg Match

Jung Doo-Jae vs Bruno Miranda

 

Women's Strawweight Match

Emi Fujino vs Hong Yoon-Ha

 

Bantamweight Match

Choi Mu-Song vs Alatengheili

 

YOUNG GUNS 28

 

Lightweight Bout

Lan Hao vs Kim Kyeong-Pyo

 

67.5 Catchweight Match

Kim Wong-Gi vs Min Kyung-Chul (replaces Lee Sang-Hyun)

 

Lightweight Match

Ki Won-Bin vs Lim Byeong-Ha (replaces Batmunkh Burenzorig)

 

Featherweight Match

Jung Young-Sam vs Yang Jae-Ung

 

Lightweight Match

Jung Jae-Il vs Jo Young-Jun (replaces Kim Hung-Tae)

 

Flyweight Match

Park Noh-Myeong vs Wang Deyu

 

 

For updates please visit:

ROADFC.com

 

Official Facebook page ROAD FC (facebook.com/roadfightingchampionship)

Official Twitter account @ROADFC (twitter.com/ROADFC)

Official Instagram “roadfc”

Official Weibo ROAD????? (http://www.weibo.com/u/5704811867)

Official Sina blog ROADFC (http://blog.sina.com.cn/roadfc)

 

Media Contacts:

 

Lee Li

Marketing Dept. Manager

(+852) 9125-2653

 

Mark Lee

Marketing Dept. General Manager

(+82 33) 766 7666

ROAD Inc. Marketing Dept.

1008-12, Haenggu-dong, Wonju-Si, Gangwon-do, Korea 26455

 

About ROAD Fighting Championship

 

The sport of MMA is booming in South Korea, and behind the incredible growth is ROAD FC. As this new era of Mixed Martial Arts begins, ROAD FC is committed to creating more opportunities for fighters in growth, experience, and support. The amateur and semi-pro Central and Into Leagues provide a structured, safe, and competitive atmosphere for beginning fighters. The Young Guns undercard series brings these up and coming fighters into the spotlight as professionals.

 

ROAD FC events are held in major cities across Korea, Japan, and China featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters. ROAD FC events are broadcast live and delay in Korea on SuperAction, in China on CCTV5, internationally on KIX, and streamed live internationally on Epicentre.tv. The full archive of ROAD FC events are available on demand in China on Xunlei KanKan and scheduled to air on The Fight Network in Canada.

 

About Xiaomi

 

Xiaomi Inc. is a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China, that is the world's 3rd largest smartphone maker. Xiaomi designs, develops, and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and related consumer electronics. Since the release of its first smartphone in August 2011, Xiaomi has gained market share in mainland China and expanded into developing a wider range of consumer electronics, including a smart home device ecosystem. The company's founder and CEO is Lei Jun, China's 23rd richest person according to Forbes. The company sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014.

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