XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT CHOI MU-BAE AND JAKE HEUN MEET AT OPENWEIGHT

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT

CHOI MU-BAE AND JAKE HEUN MEET AT OPENWEIGHT

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT

CHOI MU-BAE AND JAKE HEUN MEET AT OPENWEIGHT

For immediate release, July 4, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Choi Mu-Bae will face Jake Heun on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium.

 

Choi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun: 

“Heavy Tank of Busan” Choi Mu-Bae (12-6, Choi Mu-Bae Gym) is a decorated wrestler and one of the very first Korean mixed martial artists. In 2004 he began his career in the historic PRIDE FC where he fought five times. Choi has also seen action in K-1, Sengoku and Pancrase, and made his MMA comeback in ROAD FC in 2015. With wins over Soa Palelei, Gary Goodridge, and Dave Herman, Choi has always proven himself to be one of the toughest guys on the planet. Even after getting KOed by Mighty Mo, he asked for a rematch!

“The Honey Bear” Jake Heun (10-6, Tiger Muay Thai) had only one year of professional MMA under his belt when his career launched into the international broadcast spotlight. He was on TUF 17 as a middleweight and TUF 19 as a light heavyweight, then he earned a contract on WSOF where he fought for three years. Heun is known for not wanting to leave anything in the hands of the judges. His Muay Thai base is going to be an exciting display for ROAD FC fans.

Choi Mu-Bae versus Jake Heun is definitely a style-verus-style match up. However, with Choi's known KO power and Heun's grappling ability, literally anything could happen!

 

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041

As previously announced on the card, Bruno Miranda versus Ki Won-Bin are set for a Reserve Match for the $1 Million Tournament, giving both exciting strikers a second chance. Openweight match Myung Hyun-Man versus Chris Barnett 2 is even more anticipated than the first. Myung his hungry to finish a fight in a fair way, and Barnett, with a clean bill of health, is anxious to get back in the cage to show the fans what he's really about. Plus, “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji faces Japan's Maesawa Tomo in in a battle between two well-rounded fighters that will be youth versus experience.

Early bird special tickets are on sale at Interpark: (http://sports.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=17008422).

 

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040

The upcoming Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15 in Seoul will be a night of incredible thrills as 16 fighters enter the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament: Road to A-Sol. Fighters come from 9 countries across the globe. Thirteen are top-ranked in their regions and ten are already MMA Champions.

At the top of the card, Mighty Mo makes his second title defense agains Korean national wrestling champion Kang Dong-Kuk. Also, former ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda is back against power hitter Kim Hoon, and Japan's boxing legend Raika is back to face Kim Hae-In.

 

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!"

 

 

Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea

Live on MBC Sports+ in South Korea

Live on Abema TV in Japan

Live on YouTube internationally

Broadcast on CCTV in China

 

Part 2

Openweight Championship

Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Tom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Ronys Torres vs Elnur Agaev

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Shimoishi Kota vs Park Dae-Sung

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Toninho Furia vs Nandin-Erdene

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Kim Chang-Hyun vs Mansour Barnaoui

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Shamil Zavurov vs Leo Kuntz

Lightweight Tournament Opening Round Match

Baoyincang vs Red Romero

 

Part 1

Middleweight Match

Fukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon

Women's Flyweight Match

Raika Emiko vs Kim Hae-In

Lightweight Tournament Reserve Match

Jung Doo-Jae vs Alexander Merezhko

Lightweight Tournament Reserve Match

Lee Hyung-Seok vs Park Hae-Jin

Middleweight Match

Lim Dong-Hwan vs Kim Ji-Hoon

 

 

Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 041

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wonju Gymnasium, Wonju, South Korea

Openweight Match

Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett

Lightweight Tournament Reserve Match

Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin

Women's Atomweight Match

Lee Ye-Ji vs Maesawa Tomo

Openweight Match

Choi Mu-Bae vs Jake Heun

 

 

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:

 

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 MBC, in China on CCTV, internationally on KIX, and streamed live internationally on YouTube. The full archive of ROAD FC events are available on demand in China on Xunlei KanKan, internationally on Epicentre.tv, 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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