Category Archives: Road FC

Xiaomi ROAD FC 042: Aorigele returns to face Masuda Yusuke

XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT AORIGELE RETURNS VS MASUDA YUSUKE FIREMAN SHIN DONG-GUK FIGHTS IN HIS HOMETOWN   For immediate release, August 16, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces two more matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042, which will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium.   Aorigele vs Masuda Yusuke Aorigele (4-3-0-1, Xindu Martial Arts Club) is the heavyweight sensation who was on back-to-back wins over Bob Sapp and Kawaguchi Yusuke before meeting with an unfortunate accident in his last match. When he faced fellow 2016 Openweight Tournament participant Myung Hyun-Man in his most recent bout, Aorigele took an accidental kick to the groin which was so loud and painful that the replay went viral. Fortunately, Aorigele received immediate treatment, and quickly recovered with no lasting damage whatsoever. Now he will face...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 official results and photos: Myung Hyun-Man gets the knockout over Chris Barnett in the rematch

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 OFFICIAL RESULTS XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 OFFICIAL RESULTS   Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 took place on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium. In the co-main event, the Women’s Atomweight match, the original press release dated August 12, 2017 stated that Maesawa Tomo defeated Lee Ye-Ji by Split Decision, 2:1.  Please note that the original reporting of this was incorrect.  The official results is Maesawa Tomo defeated Lee Ye-Ji by Split Decision,  2:0, 1 Draw .  Thank you for your consideration, and ROAD FC apologizes for any inconvenience caused. 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...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 0fficial Weigh In Results

Xiaomi ROAD FC 0fficial Weigh In Results XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT OFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS     ROAD Fighting Championship announces that all fighters are on weight for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 which will take place on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium.   In the main event Openweight match between Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett, both men stated they were going to make this a fight the fans want to see.   Barnett: “You didn’t get to see everything last time, so I owe you a good fight. So don’t blink!” Myung: “I’m honored to be the main event. I’m going to finish this fight in the first round.”   “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji and Maesawa Tomo came dressed up, with Ye-Ji carrying her school backpack, and Tomo cute in a kimono.   Maesawa: “I’m more nervous to talk...

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ROAD FC’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL OF ALL CRIMINAL SUITS FILED BY SONG GA-YEON

ROAD FC’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL OF ALL CRIMINAL SUITS FILED BY SONG GA-YEON ROAD FC’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL OF ALL CRIMINAL SUITS FILED BY SONG GA-YEON For immediate release, August 5, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is pleased to announce that the Korean Prosecution Service has dismissed the final criminal lawsuit filed by competitor Song Ga-Yeon, which alleged sexual harassment by CEO Jung Mun-Hong. Song Ga-Yeon, a Mixed Martial Arts competitor contracted to ROAD Fighting Championship, previously filed a criminal lawsuit against ROAD CEO Jung Mun-Hong in South Korea alleging threat, insult and defamation. On June 28, 2017, the Korean Prosecution Service handed down it’s final decision to dismiss the suit and will take no action against CEO Jung due to lack of evidence and no suspicion of any such criminal activity. A second suit was filed by Song, alleging sexual...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT MINOWA MAN VS YOON DONG-SIK

XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT MINOWA MAN VS YOON DONG-SIK XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT MINOWA MAN VS YOON DONG-SIK   For immediate release, August 4, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces a legend versus legend match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23: Minowa Man versus Yoon Dong-Sik. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Minowa Ikuhisa (63-42-8, Free) needs no introduction. The Pride, K-1, and Dream veteran has an historic MMA career facing absolutely everyone in the sport from his division to everything above it. Minowa Man has fought Evan Tanner, Semmy Schilt, Ricardo Liborio, Rampage, Wanderlei, Phil Baroni, Bustamante, Sakuraba, Cro Cop, Don Frye, Choi Hong-Man, Satoshi Ishii, Alexander Shlemenko, and Oli Thompson. Minowa Man knocked out Kim Hoon in his 100th fight at ROAD...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 set for the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival

Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 set for the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival XIAOMI ROAD FC 042 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC JOINS CHUNGJU WORLD MARTIAL ARTS FESTIVAL   For immediate release, July 26, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that following Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 on August 12, 2017, the next event will be Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 on September 23. Xiaomi ROAD FC 042 will be held during the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival in Chungju, South Korea at the Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Stadium. Chungju World Martial Arts Festival Chungju is the birthplace of Taekgyeon, a traditional Korean martial art of kicks, sweeps and throws that has survived for over 1,000 years. In 2011, Taekgyeon was the first martial art recognized on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity List. The Chungju World Martial Arts Festival started for the globalization of traditional Korean martial arts, and is now...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 results and photos: 8 advance in $1 Million Tournament, Mighty Mo remains the king XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 OFFICIAL RESULTS MIGHTY MO REMAINS OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION 8 $1 MILLION TOURNAMENT FIGHTERS ADVANCE   For immediate release, July 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 from Saturday, July 15th. Mighty Mo keeps his title belt ROAD FC Openweight Champion Mighty Mo made his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kuk, and gave the fans the nail biting action they wanted. Kang did his best to initiate clashes, but equally his best to run away from them, earning Blue Cards in the process. In the second round, Mo finally smashed Kang to the ground and rained down punches for the referee stoppage. $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu and Sasaki Shinji came out of their corners cautiously, throwing...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS     For immediate release, July 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship presents the comments from the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament fighters from the press conference for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 which was streamed live on YouTube on Friday, July 14, 2017.   For the full transcription (which is quite entertaining) please read the entire version on the ROAD FC website here.   Sasaki Shinji   “First, to Kwon A-Sol, congratulations on your marriage. I will only think about the match with Khuukhenkhuu rather than thinking about winning the tournament. I’ll show you everything in the fight tomorrow.”   Khuukhenkhuu Amartuvshin   “I think this is a great opportunity, the greatest opportunity in my whole life.”   Tom Santos   “The last time I fought Nam Yui-Chul,...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 Official Weigh Ins results for the $1 Million Tournament opening round

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 Official Weigh Ins results for the $1 Million Tournament opening round XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 WEIGH INS OFFICIAL RESULTS AND PHOTOS   For immediate release, July 14, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official weigh ins results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 which was streamed live on YouTube on Friday, July 14, 2017.   Mighty Mo tipped the scales at 129.9kg in his ROAD FC Openweight title defense against Kang Dong-Kuk, who came in at 107.6kg.  All but two fighters in the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament made weight on the first attempt. Leo Kuntz came in at 600g over the allowance, and Kim Chang-Hyun at 900g over the allowance. All fights will take place. Penalties will be updated after the final weigh in period has ended.   A press conference for the opening round...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 weigh ins and $1 Million Tournament press conference live stream

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 weigh ins and $1 Million Tournament press conference live stream XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 WEIGH INS TO BE LIVE STREAMED   For immediate release, July 13, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that the weigh ins and press conference for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 will be streamed live on YouTube on Friday, July 14th at 13:00KST.   The press conference for the opening round of the ROAD FC 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament will be held immediately following the weigh ins. The following fighters will be answering questions from the media:   Shinji Sasaki, Japan Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu, Mongolia Tom Santos, Brazil Yui-Chul Nam, Korea Ronys Torres, Brazil Elnur Agaev, Russia Shimoishi City, Japan Park Dae-Sung, Korea Nandin-Erdene, Mongolia Toninho Furia, Brazil Kim Chang-Hyun, Korea Mansour Barnaoui, Tunisia Included Zwoorov, Russia Leo Kuntz, USA Red Romero, Philippines Baoyincang, China  ...

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