XIAOMI ROAD FC 045 XX WEIGH INS RESULTS
For immediate release, December 11, 2017 - ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for the weigh ins for Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 XX in Seoul, South Korea on December 23, 2017.
Xiaomi ROAD FC 45 XX weigh ins
The weigh ins for Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 XX took place on December 22, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center Emerald Ballroom. All fighters were on weight, and the main event title match is officially confirmed.
New ROAD FC CEO Kim Dae-Hwan was present to open the ceremony. He stated, “I'm taking the reins from Founder Jung Mun-Hong who has evolved and revolutionized MMA in Korea. I look forward to taking ROAD FC to the next level.”
ROAD FC Atomweight Championship
World top ranked Ham Seo-Hee will make her first ROAD FC Atomweight title defense against world top challenger Jinh Yu Frey. Ham made history by winning the first ROAD FC Women's Atomweight title by finishing DEEP champion Mina Kurobe in a thrilling battle. Jinh Yu Frey is the former Invicta FC Atomweight title challenger and now top-ranked in the world's first all-female MMA promotion.
ROAD FC Atomweight Champion Ham Seo-Hee versus Jinh Yu Frey is the world's most important match in the division today!
Xiaomi ROAD FC 045 XX
Yoshiko versus Kim Young-Ji will show a very powerful young wrestler versus an hungry new judoka with striking skills in what should be a fast and brutal fight. Plus, Lee Ye-Ji will make her final bout as a “High School Fighter” against Japanese Araki Miki in what will be another exciting showdown to strengthen the women's atomweight division in Asia.
An openweight bout with Destanie Yarbrough versus Begimzhan Kasymova features two tremendously powerful and aggressive strikers who are going to showcase the excitement that the future of the women's openweight division holds. In this tough atomweight division, fans can expect to see Lim Seo-Hee putting in her best effort against Japan's Araki Miki in her ROAD FC debut. “Fearless Guys” TV show contestants Ramona Pascual and Jin Seo-Woo have rapidly gained fame through being “Fearless Guys” TV show contestants plan to deliver a stunning performance in their ROAD FC co-debut.
Young Guns 38
In the Young Guns 38 preliminary card main match at a catchweight of 71.5kgs, two former contestants in the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament are set to meet: Nandin-Erdene versus Rafael Fiziev. It's a pairing of two brilliant strikers who know how to entertain – and finish fights in devastating fashion. As Baoyincang did not pass a preliminary medical check, Keisuke Iwata steps in on last minute notice to face former $1 Million Tournament contestant Ki Won-Bin.
In an exciting Openweight Match, the always entertaining Chris Barnett makes his awaited return against standout wrestler and young prospect Shim Gun-Oh. In a Middleweight Match fan favorite “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo will welcome hot prospect Hwang In-Su (2-0, Changwon KPW) to the deep end of the division. Opening up Young Guns 38 will be Kim Yong-Geun versus Kim Yi-Sack in a technical and fast-paced thriller.
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 045 XX
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Grand Hilton Convention Center
Seoul, South Korea
KOREA - MBC Sports+ 16:00 KST
CHINA - Panda TV 15:00 CST
SE ASIA - Sportsfix.TV 15:00 MYT
INTERNATIONAL - YouTube 3:00AM ET / 12:00AM PT
XIAOMI ROAD FC 045 XX Official Weigh-In Results
5th –48kg ATOMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
HAM SEO-HEE : 48.5kg (PASS)
JINH YU FREY : 48.3kg (PASS)
4th OPENWEIGHT BOUT
YOSHIKO : 82.9kg
KIM YOUNG-JI : 66.3kg
3rd –50kg CATCHWEIGHT BOUT
LIM SO-HEE : 50.2kg (PASS)
ARAKI MIKI : 50.3kg (PASS)
2nd OPENWEIGHT BOUT
DESTANIE YARBROUGH : 111.7kg
BEGIMZHAN KASYMOVA : 95.1kg
1st –61.5kg BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT
RAMONA PASCUAL : 61.6kg (PASS)
JIN SEO-WOO : 61.8kg (PASS)
XIAOMI ROAD FC YOUNG GUNS 38 Official Weigh-In Results
5th –71.5kg CATCHWEIGHT BOUT
NANDIN-ERDENE : 71.5kg (PASS)
RAFAEL FIZIEV : 71.5kg (PASS)
4th –72kg CATCHWEIGHT BOUT
IWATA KEISUKE : 71.5kg (PASS)
KI WON-BIN : 71.8kg (PASS)
3rd OPENWEIGHT BOUT
CHRIS BARNETT : 129.5kg
SHIM GUN-OH : 138.5kg
2nd -84Kg MIDDLEWEIGHT BOUT
PARK JUNG-KYO : 84.3kg (PASS)
HWANG IN-SU : 84kg (PASS)
1st –61.5kg BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT
SEO DONG-SOO : 61.9kg (PASS)
KIM YI-SACK : 61.7kg (PASS)
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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.
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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