Xiaomi ROAD FC 035: Kim Soo-Chul faces late stand in opponent Shimizu Shunichi

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 035: Kim Soo-Chul faces late stand in opponent Shimizu Shunichi

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 035: Kim Soo-Chul faces late stand in opponent Shimizu Shunichi

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1 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Kim Soo-Chul will indeed have a replacement for his match in Xiaomi ROAD FC 035. Japanese journeyman Shimizu Shunichi has agreed to step in on late notice to face Kim on 10 December in Seoul, South Korea.

Originally, Kim Soo-Chul was set to face Kim Min-Woo for the vacant ROAD FC Bantamweight title, however Min-Woo's minor surgery delayed the match until 2017. Scott Jorgensen was announced as the match up for Kim on Xiaomi ROAD FC 035. Unfortunately, Jorgensen injured his ankle during training camp and was forced to withdraw. 

With ten days notice before ROAD FC 035, Shimizu Shunichi has agreed to step in against Kim Soo-Chul. While Kim is regarded as one of Korea's current top fighters, Shimizu is not balking at the match as he has a wealth of experience backing him up. The Uruno Dojo product has a record of 30-16-11 in promotions that span the globe: from ZST, Sengoku and Pancrase in his native Japan, to fights in Lithuania and China, and a one-off in the UFC against former ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Kang Kyung-Ho.

Kim Soo-Chul says even a last minute opponent won't keep him from delivering his best performance, and Shimizu promises to bring his A game for his first ROAD FC appearance.

Amendment

As previously announced, Lee Eun-Su will now face Kuerbanjiang Tuluosibake. The match will be at a catchweight limit of 80 kgs.

Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 in Seoul

Profits from Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 will go to benefit pediatric cancer patients under the “ROAD FC Love Sharing Project”. Actor Kim Bo-Sung makes his fighting debut at 50 against Tetsuo Kondo in a Special Charity Welterweight Match. Plus, three title matches ignite the line up as ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol will face challenger Sasaki Shinji; ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Cha Jung-Hwan will take on Choi Young; and Openweight Champion Mighty Mo will make his first title defense against Carlos Toyota. 

Event: Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 035

Date: Saturday, 10 December, 2016

Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea

Tickets: http://roadfc.com/main/ticket/ticket.php

Live broadcast: http://roadfc.com/main/live/live.php

Main Card

#8 Special Charity Welterweight Match

Kim Bo-Sung vs Kondo Tetsuo

#7 Lightweight Championship

Kwon A-Sol vs Sasaki Shinji

#6 Openweight Championship

Mighty Mo vs Carlos Toyota

#5 Middleweight Championship

Cha Jung-Hwan vs Choi Young

#4 Bantamweight Match

Kim Soo-Chul vs Shimizu Shunichi

#3 Lightweight Match

Bruno Miranda vs Kim Seung-Yeon

#2 Lightweight Match

Park Won-Sik vs Nandin Erdine

#1 -80kg Catchweight Match

Lee Eun-Soo vs Kuerbanjiang Tuluosibake

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Featherweight Match

Park Hyung-Geun vs Kim Hyung-Su

Lightweight Match

Kim Kyung-Pyo vs Park Dae-Sung

Featherweight Match

Kim Se-Yeong vs Lee Chang-Ju

Featherweight Match

Lee Jeong-Young vs Kim Ho-Jun

Flyweight Match 

Kang Yeun-Su vs Wang Deyu

Lightweight Match

Hisanari Tamaki vs Kim Kyu-Hyung

Flyweight Match

Kim Woo-Jae v Ko Dong-Hyeok

For updates please visit:

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Media Contacts:

Lee Li (English)

Marketing Dept. Manager
Lili@RoadFC.com

(+852) 9125-2653

Mark Lee (Korean)

Marketing Dept. General Manager

Road_attorney@RoadFC.com

(+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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