Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 update: Kuwabara Kiyoshi steps up on 4 days notice Main Event fighter Lee Dool-Hee
Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 update: Kuwabara Kiyoshi steps up on 4 days notice Main Event fighter Lee Dool-Hee, who is injured and out of bout with Kwon A-Sol
11 May, 2016 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Kuwabara Kiyoshi (6-4, Team Samurai) will step up on 4 days notice to face ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-SOl in an Openweight Bout of Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 031 on 14 May, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea at the Jangchung Gymnasium. Unfortunate injury sidelined Lee Dool-Hee from the highly anticipated grudge match at Openweight.
Kuwabara is a striker who lives by the do-or-die motto, and he will surely thrill in this bout as well. He normally fights at Welterweight or Middleweight, but currently he is 90kgs which is close to Kwon A-Sol.
Xiaomi ROAD FC 031 Main Card
Also on the Main card of ROAD FC 031, ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun will take on newly-signed UFC veteran George Roop, the “Zombie Killer”. 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.
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Event: Xiaomi presents ROAD Fighting Championship 031
Date: Saturday, 14 May, 2016
Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Live on SuperAction in Korea
Live on NicoNico in Japan at http://live.nicovideo.jp/
Live on Epicentre.TV around the world at http://www.epicentre.tv/
Broadcast on CCTV5 in China
Kwon A-Sol vs TBD
Lee Yun-Jun vs George Roop
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
Choi Mu-Song vs Alatengheili
YOUNG GUNS 28
Lan Hao vs Kim Kyeong-Pyo
Kim Wong-Gi vs Lee Sang-Hyun
Ki Won-Bin vs Burenzorig Batmunkh
Jung Young-Sam vs Yang Jae-Ung
Jung Jae-Il vs Jo Young-Jun
Park Noh-Myeong vs Wang Deyu
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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.