Category Archives: Road FC

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 update: Park Jung-Kyo vs Kurban Radzhabov, “Crying Fist” Jang vs Park 2

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 update: Park Jung-Kyo vs Kurban Radzhabov, “Crying Fist” Jang vs Park 2 XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT TWO MORE MATCHES ANNOUNCED   For immediate release, July 5, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces two more matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 041on August 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea at the Wonju Gymnasium.   Park Jung-Kyo vs Kurban Radzhabov:  Since the very beginning of ROAD FC, “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo (6-8, Black Bear Gym) has been one of the most anticipated fighters to watch. His power, grit, heart and toughness have delivered action – win or lose – like no other. It doesn’t matter if e is paired with grapplers or strikers, Park gets in the cage and goes forward like the Special Forces agent he is.   Kurban Radzhabov (4-2, MFP) is a 21-year old Russian nicknamed “Predator”, and after seeing him fight,...

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ROAD official statement on dismissal of Song Ga-Yeon’s criminal lawsuit

ROAD official statement on dismissal of Song Ga-Yeon’s criminal lawsuit ROAD’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DISMISSAL  OF SONG GA-YEON’S CRIMINAL SUIT AGAINST CEO JUNG MUN-HONG   For immediate release, July 4, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship presents the official statement of the company on the dismissal of the criminal lawsuit filed by competitor Song Ga-Yeon against CEO Jung Mun-Hong.   In 2016, Song Ga-Yeon, a Mixed Martial Arts competitor contracted to ROAD Fighting Championship, 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.   The Court’s decision to dismiss is highly satisfactory for ROAD and CEO Jung, having maintained that no injustices were...

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

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

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT FULL CARD OPEN, EVENT BROADCAST, TICKETS AND POSTER RELEASED For immediate release, June 28, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the full card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.  This mammoth 14-fight card will be a special daytime event beginning at 13:00 Korea Standard Time. Openweight Championship The Main Event for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 will be Openweight Champion Mighty Mo making his second title defense against Kang Dong-Kook in what is sure to give the fans of hard-hitting heavies a match worth remembering. $1 Million Tournament Opening Round Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu: Former Shooto Champ Sasaki is a grappler with KO power, and former MGL-1 Champ Khuukhenkhuu is a judoka and sambo fighter, so the tone of this match is very unpredictable. Tom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul: Dragonfight...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH

XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS CHRIS BARNETT IN OPENWEIGHT REMATCH     For immediate release, June 26, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett and lined up for a rematch on Xiaomi ROAD FC 041, which will take place onAugust 12, 2017 in Wonju, South Korea, the hometown of ROAD FC, at the state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium.   Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Rematch   Myung Hyun-Man (4-3-0-1, Team Gangnam/Apgujeong Gym) is a heavyweight Muay Thai standout of over 30 wins who transitioned to MMA in 2013. He KOed Liang Lingyu in the 2015 ROAD FC Openweight Tournament quarterfinals and met Mighty Mo in the semis. The fight nearly went the distance with a thrilling stand up display from both knockout artists, but Mo got...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match

Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 set for August 12, Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin reserve match  XIAOMI ROAD FC 041 ANNOUNCEMENT BRUNO VS KI WON-BIN IN RESERVE MATCH FOR $1 MIL TOURNAMENT For immediate release, June 22, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that following the focus on the opening round of the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament on Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017, the next event Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will take place on August 12 in Wonju, South Korea. Wonju is the hometown of ROAD FC. The last event held there was ROAD FC 029 in 2016, so this will be a long-anticipated return home. Xiaomi ROAD FC 041 will be held at the 4,600 capacity state-of-the-art Wonju Gymnasium which was completed in 2013.     Bruno Miranda vs Ki Won-Bin Bruno Miranda (9-3, Tiger Muay Thai) has fought six times for...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update:

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update: Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 injury update:  Aorigele’s future progeny safe, Shim out for 3 months For immediate release:   June 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship would like to present updates on the condition of several fighters who were injured at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017.   In the co-main event openweight match, Aorigele (4-3-0-1, Xindu Martial Arts Club) was dealt an accidental kick to the groin by Myung Hyun-Man which ended the bout far too soon. Aorigele was immediately taken to Injae University Seoul Paik Hospital for treatment and observation. Fortunately, there was no lasting damage and he has been released with a clean bill of health.   The moment of the impact has since gone viral, unfortunately for the wrong reason for the young Chinese standout. While Aorigele was in hospital, Myung visited him...

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ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament Final Matches Announced

ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament Final Matches Announced XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT  FINAL TWO OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET   For immediate release, June 14, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the final two matches for the Opening Round of the 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament beginning at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.       Final Two Opening Round Matches Tom Santos vs Nam Yui-Chul   MMA Dragon Fight and kickboxing S-Battle Champion Tom Santos (10-3, BrazilThai) will rematch former ROAD FC Champion Nam Yui-Chul (18-7-1, Sanae Nam MMA). After his stint in the UFC, Nam was set to return to fighting in Korea with his International Trials match against Legacy Champion Mike Bronzoulis, but Bronzoulis was unable to travel. Santos stepped in on three days’...

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Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury

Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury Rafael Fiziev out of ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament due to injury For immediate release: June 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Rafael Fiziev will not compete in the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament because of injury.     Rafael Fiziev (4-0, Phuket Top Team) made an incredible debut performance at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. As the final International Trials bout, he faced Kim Seung-Yeon who looked to have a sizable reach and height advantage. Fiziev tactfully went in and pulverized Kim’s legs with kicks, battered him with body punches, and finished him off with head shots. The Kyrgyzstani did not let the fight leave the first round, where he earned a TKO at 4:25. Unfortunately, Fiziev suffered...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 Official Weigh In results for Women’s Atomweight Championship Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 Official Weigh In results for Women’s Atomweight Championship Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 OFFICIAL WEIGH IN RESULTS HAM SEO-HEE AND KUROBE MINA FACE OFF  FOR THE FIRST WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP       For immediate release:   June 9, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 which will take place on June 10, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.   WOMEN’S ATOMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP   In the main event for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight title, Ham Seo-Hee and Kurobe Mina both made weight.   Kurobe Mina said, “The belt is beautiful. I will put on a good fight tomorrow. I’m sure of winning. ROAD FC is a big competition and to be the first atomweight champion would be huge. I am honored, and I will...

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