XIAOMI ROAD FC 046 ANNOUNCEMENT
ALL MATCHES NOW OPEN
For immediate release, February 7, 2018 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the remaining matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 046 on March 10, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea at the Jangchung Arena.
Opening up Part 2 with a bantamweight flash grenade, Alatengheili (10-7-1, Team Alt) is fully recovered and back to face standout Jang Ik-Hwan (6-1, Team Posse). On Part 1, China's surging superheavy Ma Anding (14-2, Baoligao MMA) will face Japan's super-experienced Hamada Junpei (10-18-1-1, Makoto Gym). Featherweights rising to recognition Park Hae-Jin (5-1, Ssen Gym) and Cho Byeong-Oak (4-3, Team MOB) will seek to climb up the division's rankings. Huang Zhenyue (9-4, Guangdong Glory Fight Club) versus Min Kyeong-Chul (4-2, Team Poma) promises to be a showdown of thrilling proportions. New prospects Lim Dong-Hwan (2-0, Team Strong Wolf) and Kim Hyeon-Min (1-0-0-1, Ssabi MMA) will add to the excitement of the developing welterweight division.
Crying Fist vs Fearless Guys
In the battle of the reality TV stars, three former “Crying Fist” graduates will take on their counterparts from the new “Fearless Guys” show on MBC. In a catchweight match, Taekwondo master Hong Young-Ki (3-4, Team Korea MMA) will face aggressive kickboxer Eom Tae-Woong (debut, Octagon Gym). Park Hyung-Geun (2-3-1, Ssabi MMA) will welcome Moon Jin-Hyuk (debut, Apgujeong Gym) to the ROAD FC cage at bantamweight. At openweight, “Yakuza” Kim Jae-Hun (0-2, Team Korea MMA) will belly up to kickboxer Heo Jae-Hyeok (debut, IB Gym).
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The main event will be Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defending his belt against former tournament adversary Myung Hyun-Man. Myung is Mo's only adversary to make it into the third round with him in the last 4 years. Fans can surely expect a war!
$1 Million Lightweight Tournament Semifinals
The four fighters in the semifinals for the $1 Million Tournament represent the best lightweights from across the globe. They are all ranked at the top in their country, and have held titles in highly respected promotions such as M-1, Shooto Brazil, and BAMMA. All have fought at least four matches to get to this point, and combined, they've accrued a tally of 126 professional MMA fights.
Ronys Torres versus Shamil Zavurov is a contrast in grappling styles between the best lightweights from Brazil and Russia in this semifinals match. Torres likes to show off his superb technique to get the finish, while Zavurov is willing to grind his opponents down round after round.
Shimoishi Kota versus Mansour Barnaoui will two very different approaches to showcase power, timing and technique in their semifinals match. Shimoishi quickly engages to get the fight to the ground, while Barnaoui looks for the opening to finish in any position, standing or grappling.
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Kim Nae-Chul returns against 2017 standout rookie Hwang In-Su, so expect fireworks when these two fast and accurate strikers engage. A battle for the Contender to face Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom is set between hot prospects Kim Se-Yeong and Lee Jeong-Yeong.
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 046
March 10, 2018
Seoul, South Korea
Mighty Mo vs Myung Hyun-Man
$1 Million Tournament Semifinals Match
Ronys Torres vs Shamil Zavurov
$1 Million Tournament Semifinals Match
Shimoishi Kota vs Mansour Barnaoui
Featherweight Contender Match
Kim Se-Yeong vs Lee Jeong-Yeong
Catchweight -75kg Match
Hong Young-Ki vs Eom Tae-Woong
Park Hyung-Geun vs Moon Jin-Hyuk
Kim Jae-Hun vs Heo Jae-Hyeok
Alatengheili vs Jang Ik-Hwan
Kim Nae-Chul vs Hwang In-Su
Ma Anding vs Hamada Junpei
Park Hae-Jin vs Cho Byeong-Oak
Huang Zhenyue vs Min Kyeong-Chul
Lim Dong-Hwan vs Kim Hyeon-Min
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