Xiaomi ROAD FC 029 update: Lee Yeji will face Natsuki Shimomakise
Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029 gets a Women's Catchweight match between prospects Lee Yeji and Natsuki Shimomakise
16 February, 2016 - Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029 will take place on 19 March, 2016 in Wonju, South Korea. As previously announced in the Main Event, Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom will make his second title defense against former Pancrase and Sengoku Champ Marlon Sandro. The Co-Main event will be a match between well-known Bantamweights from two sides of the globe: "One Minute" Kim Soo-Chul vs "The Bama Beast" Marcus Brimage.
Young and rising female prospects Lee Yeji and Natsuki Shimomakise
At ROAD FC 026, Lee Yeiji will continue her young and challenging career against another prospect from Japan, Natsuki Shimomakise. Lee has already fought two MMA queens coming out of retirement, Sotoko Shinashi and Hisae Watanabe. Natsuki, developed through the Shooto amateur ranks, has also faced tough veterans in Rika Hamada and Emi Tomimatsu. These young women will be putting on the toughest fight of their lives so far as they seek to break out and claim their first professional win.
Also on Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029, Park Won-Sik and Sasaki Shinji will finally meet in an epic showdown of two Asian MMA veterans at the top of the lightweight division, monsters Shim Gun-Oh and Carlos Toyota will make a loud crash, rising Bantamweights Kim Min-Woo and Park Hyung-Geun will face off, 16-year old thriller Lee Yeji will look to cement her name as a hot prospect, and Boxing Champion Cha In-Ho will once again bring his fast feet and firsts into the ROAD FC cage.
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 029
Date: Saturday, 19 March, 2016
Place: Chiak Stadium, Wonju, South Korea
Choi Mu-Gyeom vs Marlon Sandro
Kim Soo-Chul vs Marcus Brimage
Sim Gun-Oh vs Carlos Toyota
Kim Min-Woo vs Park Hyung-Geun
Women's 46kg Catchweight Match
Lee Yeji vs Natsuki Shimomakise
Park Won-Sik vs Shinji Sasaki
Cha In-Ho vs TBA
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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 soon 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, 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.
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.