Category Archives: Asian MMA News

Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 update: Nandin-Erdene vs Rafael Fiziev in a thrilling strikers’ clash

XIAOMI ROAD FC 045 ANNOUNCEMENT LIGHTWEIGHT THRILLERS CLASH: NANDIN-ERDENE VS RAFAEL FIZIEV For immediate release, November 21, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces a lightweight bout between former $1 Million Tournament contestants Nandin-Erdene and Rafael Fiziev on Part 1 of Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 in Seoul, South Korea onDecember 23, 2017. Nandin-Erdene vs Rafael Fiziev Nandin-Erdene Munguntsooj…
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ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE COMPLETE WITH 10 BOUTS

ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE COMPLETE WITH 10 BOUTS   BEN ASKREN TO DEFEND ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST SHINYA AOKI IN FINAL PROFESSIONAL BOUT   AMIR KHAN TAKES ON ADRIAN PANG IN THE CO-MAIN EVENT   17 November 2017 – Singapore: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just…
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ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament Semifinal Matches

$1 MILLION TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS SET: Ronys Torres vs Shamil Zavurov Mansour Barnaoui vs Shimoishi Kota   For immediate release, November 14, 2017 - Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 took place on November 11, 2017 at the Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang, China. The event aired liv on CCTV5 in China, MBC Sports+ in South Korea, Abema in Japan, MNB…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 OFFICIAL RESULTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 OFFICIAL RESULTS For immediate release, November 12, 2017 - Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 took place on November 11, 2017 at the Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang, China. The event aired liv on CCTV5 in China, MBC Sports+ in South Korea, Abema in Japan, MNB in Mongolia, SportsFix in Southeast Asia, and YouTube…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 OFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 OFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS For immediate release, November 10, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship returnS to China for Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 on November 11, 2017 at the Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang. On November 10th, the Official Weigh Ins were held at the Hilton Shijiazhuang, and all fighters successfully made weight.…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 ANNOUNCEMENT LATE NOTICE IMAI SHUNYA REPLACES BRUNO MIRANDA

XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 ANNOUNCEMENT LATE NOTICE IMAI SHUNYA REPLACES BRUNO MIRANDA For immediate release, November 8, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship will once again return to China for Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 onNovember 11, 2017. Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 will take place at the Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang in conjunction with the city to commemorate the…
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CHATRI SITYODTONG TO RECEIVE 2017 INFLUENTIAL BRANDS TOP CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD

CHATRI SITYODTONG TO RECEIVE 2017 INFLUENTIAL BRANDS TOP CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD   07 November 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, is scheduled to receive the 2017 InfluentialBrands® Top CEO of the Year award at the…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 045 XX ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO IS BACK!

XIAOMI ROAD FC 045 XX ANNOUNCEMENT   YOSHIKO IS BACK! For immediate release, November 6, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the return of the infamous Yoshiko at Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 XX in Seoul, South Korea on December 23, 2017. She's back! Outstanding women's professional wrestler from Japan, Yoshiko (2-0, SEAdLINNNG) will be making her third appearance…
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AUNG LA N SANG VICTORIOUS OVER ALAIN NGALANI IN FIRST EVER OPEN WEIGHT SUPER-BOUT

03 November 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again electrified the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium with another blockbuster evening of authentic martial arts. ONE: HERO’S DREAM showcased the absolute best in local and international martial arts talent competing inside the ONE Championship cage. In the main…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 OFFICIAL RESULTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 OFFICIAL RESULTS CHOI YOUNG WINS THE INTERIM MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE For immediate release, October 29, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 043, which took place at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea on October 28, 2017. Interim Middleweight Champion Choi Young Choi Young versus Kim Hoon was…
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FULL BOUT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE

FULL BOUT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE ANGELA LEE TO DEFEND ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST MEI YAMAGUCHI IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED REMATCH BEN ASKREN TO DEFEND ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST SHINYA AOKI IN FINAL PROFESSIONAL BOUT 23 October 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™…
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Xiaomi ROAD FC 044: Aorigele vs Fujita Kazuyuki, all bouts open

XIAOMI ROAD FC 044 ANNOUNCEMENT AORIGELE VS FUJITA KAZUYUKI FULL CARD OPEN FOR THE ROAD FC RETURN TO CHINA   For immediate release, October 19, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship will once again return to China for Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 on November 11, 2017. Xiaomi ROAD FC 044 will take place at the Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang…
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ADDITIONAL BOUTS ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD IN MANILA

ADDITIONAL BOUTS ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD IN MANILA   EDUARD FOLAYANG TO DEFEND ONE LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST MARTIN NGUYEN   ADRIANO MORAES TO DEFEND ONE FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST DANNY KINGAD   17 October 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced additional…
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ROAD FC XX ALL FEMALE LEAGUE RETURNS WITH ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

October 17, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the return of the all-women's MMA league for Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 XX in Seoul, South Korea on December 23, 2017. As the main event, world top ranked Ham Seo-Hee will make her first ROAD FC Atomweight title defense against world top challenger Jinh Yu Frey. ROAD FC Atomweight…
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS AMERICAN GRAPPLING SUPERSTAR GARRY TONON

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS AMERICAN GRAPPLING SUPERSTAR GARRY TONON     16 October 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that American grappling superstar, Garry “Lion Killer” Tonon, is set to make his professional debut in ONE Championship, having signed an exclusive contract with the organization. The Brazilian…
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ONE WORLD CHAMPIONS EDUARD FOLAYANG AND MARTIN NGUYEN FACE OFF IN MANILA

ONE WORLD CHAMPIONS EDUARD FOLAYANG AND MARTIN NGUYEN FACE OFF IN MANILA   11 October 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in conjunction with Chevron Havoline™, recently held the official ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD City Skyline Face-Off on Tuesday, 10 October, at the City Garden…
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FULL BOUT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: HERO’S DREAM IN YANGON

FULL BOUT CARD ANNOUNCED FOR ONE: HERO’S DREAM IN YANGON 09 October 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the complete bout card for ONE: HERO’S DREAM, set for the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium on 3 November. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World Champion…
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AUNG LA N SANG TO FACE ALAIN NGALANI IN SUPER-BOUT AT ONE: HERO’S DREAM

AUNG LA N SANG TO FACE ALAIN NGALANI IN SUPER-BOUT AT ONE: HERO’S DREAM 02 October 2017 – Yangon, Myanmar: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the complete bout card for ONE: HERO’S DREAM, set for the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium on 3 November. In the main event, ONE Middleweight World…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 ANNOUNCEMENT YOUNG GUNS 37 PRELIMINARY CARD OPEN

XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 ANNOUNCEMENT YOUNG GUNS 37 PRELIMINARY CARD OPEN For immediate release, September 28, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces all matches for Young Guns 37, the preliminary card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 043 in Seoul, Korea on October 28, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena.   Young Guns 37   Featherweight Match Evgeniy Ryazanov (17-11, MFP) vs…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 ANNOUNCEMENT FINAL MAIN CARD FIGHTS ANNOUNCED

XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 ANNOUNCEMENT FINAL MAIN CARD FIGHTS ANNOUNCED For immediate release, September 26, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the final main card matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 043 in Seoul, Korea on October 28, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena. Marcio Cesar replaces Kim Se-Young vs Lee Jeong-Yeoung Lee Jeong-Yeong was originally slated to face…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 OFFICIAL RESULTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 OFFICIAL RESULTS AORIGELE PUNISHES MASUDA YUSUKE FOR THE WIN For immediate release, September 24, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea on Saturday, September 23. Main Card Aorigele showed off a more…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT YOUNG GUNS 36 PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERS INTRODUCTION

XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT YOUNG GUNS 36 PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERS INTRODUCTION   For immediate release, September 20, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship introduces the matches on Young Guns 36, the undercard for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042, which will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea this coming Saturday, September 23.  …
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EDUARD FOLAYANG TO FACE MARTIN NGUYEN AT ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD IN MANILA

EDUARD FOLAYANG TO FACE MARTIN NGUYEN AT ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD IN MANILA   19 September 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced another blockbuster evening of world-class martial arts action as ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD hits the Mall of Asia Arena in…
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KAIRAT AKHMETOV SCORES SPLIT DECISION VICTORY OVER GEJE EUSTAQUIO

KAIRAT AKHMETOV SCORES SPLIT DECISION VICTORY OVER GEJE EUSTAQUIO   PLUS: STEFER RAHARDIAN REMAINS UNBEATEN WITH QUICK SUBMISSION FINISH OF SIM BUNSRUN   ALSO: ALAIN NGALANI SCORES FASTEST FINISH IN ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY     16 September 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), once again…
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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS OPEN WORKOUT FOR COMPETITORS OF ONE: TOTAL VICTORY

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS OPEN WORKOUT FOR COMPETITORS OF ONE: TOTAL VICTORY ​​   ​ 14 September 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held an open workout for competitors of ONE: TOTAL VICTORY at the Celebrity Fitness gym of FX Sudirman in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday, 14…
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TWO BLOCKBUSTER MAIN EVENTS HEADLINE ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE

TWO BLOCKBUSTER MAIN EVENTS HEADLINE ONE: IMMORTAL PURSUIT IN SINGAPORE   ONE WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANGELA LEE FACES MEI YAMAGUCHI IN REMATCH   ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION BEN ASKREN FACES SHINYA AOKI IN RETIREMENT BOUT   14 September 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just…
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XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 and 044 ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 and 044 ANNOUNCEMENTS DATE CHANGE, A CHAMP'S RETURN, AND $1 MILLION TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS For immediate release, September 6, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces a renumbering for the next two events, with one date change. Xiaomi ROAD FC 043 (formerly 044) will take place on October 28, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea at the Jangchung…
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BEN ASKREN AND ZEBAZTIAN KADESTAM FACE-OFF AHEAD OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI

BEN ASKREN AND ZEBAZTIAN KADESTAM FACE-OFF AHEAD OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI 1 September 2017 – Shanghai, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), recently held the ONE CHAMPIONSHIP: SHANGHAI Official Face-Off, featuring main event combatants ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren of the United States and challenger Zebaztian Kadestam of Sweden. The…
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JACK LIM APPOINTED AS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP

JACK LIM APPOINTED AS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER OF ONE CHAMPIONSHIP     29 August 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the addition of senior executive Jack Lim to its executive leadership team. Jack Lim joins the company as Chief Commercial Officer of ONE Championship…
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ROAD FC RETURNS TO SHIJIAZHUANG, CHINA FOR XIAOMI ROAD FC 043

XIAOMI ROAD FC 043 ANNOUNCEMENT   ROAD FC RETURNS TO SHIJIAZHUANG, CHINA FOR XIAOMI ROAD FC 043   For immediate release, August 29, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces a return to Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China for Xiaomi ROAD FC 043. The event will take place on October 21, 2017.   Prior to this event, Xiaomi ROAD FC 042…
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KAIRAT AKHMETOV AND GEJE EUSTAQUIO SET FOR MAIN EVENT AT ONE: TOTAL VICTORY

KAIRAT AKHMETOV AND GEJE EUSTAQUIO SET FOR MAIN EVENT AT ONE: TOTAL VICTORY 22 August 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced ONE: TOTAL VICTORY, set for 16 September at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia. The evening promises another spectacular showcase of authentic martial…
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