Xiaomi ROAD FC 029 update: “One Minute” Kim Soo-Chul to face UFC vet Marcus Brimage

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 029 update: "One Minute" Kim Soo-Chul to face UFC vet Marcus Brimage

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Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029 has added a Bantamweight match between Kim Soo-Chul and Marcus Brimage

 

4 February, 2016 -  ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029 has been rescheduled from 5 March to 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.

 

Bantamweight Match added: Kim Soo-Chul vs Marcus Brimage

 

The Co-Main event will be a match between two very well-known Bantamweights from two sides of the globe: "One Minute" Kim Soo-Chul (12-5-1, Team Force) and "The Bama Beast" Marcus Brimage (7-5, American Top Team).  Hailing from South Korea, Kim has made himself a force to be reckoned with all over Asia.  He most recently defeated Jungle Fight Champion Maike Linhares, and went through an incredible three-rounder with current Featherweight Championship challenger Marlon Sandro the ended in a Draw.  Kim is now refereed to as "One Minute because of the increasing number of fast finishes he gives the fans.

 

Marcus Brimage is an American fighter who racked up a 10-0 amateur record in the Southern US before turning pro.  He is a very recent UFC veteran who climbed into the promotion through his performances on The Ultimate Fighter 14.  Brimage is endearing to fans for his knockout deliveries and his Dragon Ball Z homage: a "Scouter" eyepiece he wears in reference to his first love of combat.  Brimage has notable wins over former Lightweight King of Pancrase Maximo Blanco and Legend FC Champion Jumabieke Tuerxun.  He was also the first person to fight current UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor under the UFC banner.

 

Kim Soo-Chul versus Marcus Brimage promises to be lightning-paced bout between two exciting strikers with international appeal!

 

Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 029 other matches

 

Rising Bantamweights Kim Min-Woo (6-1, MMA Story) and  Park Hyung-Geun (2-1, SSABI MMA) will see two fighters capable of creating highlight-reel worthy KOs put on a show for the fans.

 

Four other South Korean fighters will  appear on the card against yet to be announced opponents.  "Monster Wrestler" Sim Gun-Oh (1-1, Team Finish) is back to show off his grappling and heavy hands in a heavyweight bout.  16-year old thriller Lee Yeji (0-1, Team J) will look to cement her name as a hot prospect.  Korean standout "Parky" Park Won-Sik (11-5-1, Team MAD) is healed up and ready to make a mark on the Lightweight division.  South Korean Boxing Champion Cha In-Ho (2-2, Team MAD) 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

 

Featherweight Championship

Choi Mu-Gyeom vs Marlon Sandro

 

Bantamweight Match

Kim Soo-Chul vs Marcus Brimage

 

Heavyweight Match

Sim Gun-Oh vs TBA

 

Bantamweight Match

Kim Min-Woo vs Park Hyung-Geun

 

Women's Atomweight Match

Lee Yeji vs TBA

 

Lightweight Match

Park Won-Sik vs TBA

 

Welterweight Match

Cha In-Ho vs TBA

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For updates please visit:

ROADFC.com

 

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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 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.

 

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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