Category Archives: Asian MMA News

ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament

ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament ROAD FC Japan Trials: DEEP announces the four participants for the single night tournament February 7, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to share the participants of the Japan Trials in DEEP for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”. DEEP Fighting Championship has announced it will host the Japan Trials for the ROAD FC $1 Million Tournament during DEEP Osaka Impact 2017 on March 20. The four fighters who will be vying for seeded entry in the 16-man tournament are four of DEEP’s most competitive fighters. Shimoishi Kota (17-4, BLOWS) is a brawler with ground skills who has proved his ability in Shooto and DEEP. Since 2013, Kota’s only loss was a decision in a title match to DEEP Champion Satoru Kitaoka. His most recent turnout was a...

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Woman’s MMA superstar Cris Cyborg supports “ROAD FC XX”, Korea’s first all-female league

Woman’s MMA superstar Cris Cyborg supports “ROAD FC XX”, Korea’s first all-female league Woman’s MMA superstar Cris Cyborg supports “ROAD FC XX”, Korea’s first all-female league For immediate release: February 5, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that the first all-female league called “ROAD FC XX (Double X)” will begin at Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 on March 11, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea. Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino supports “ROAD FC XX” all-female league The most notable and dominant female Mixed Martial Artist right now is Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. The UFC featherweight warhorse was the Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion and the Invicta Featherweight Champion, and is undefeated since after her first fight in 2005. Cris “Cyborg” has campaigned for the inclusion of women’s MMA in all promotions, as well as for the opening up of fair weight divisions...

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Top Korean fighter Ham Seo-Hee supports “ROAD FC XX”, Korea’s first all-female league

Top Korean fighter Ham Seo-Hee supports “ROAD FC XX”, Korea’s first all-female league February 3, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that the first all-female league called “ROAD FC XX (Double X)” will begin at Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 on March 11, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea.   Ham Seo-Hee supports “ROAD FC XX” The pioneer of women’s Mixed Martial arts in Korea is unquestionably “Hamderlei Silva” Ham Seo-Hee. Now approaching her tenth year as a professional MMA fighter, she is ranked as one of the best atomweights in the world, and is the first Korean woman to be signed to the UFC. Because there were no opportunities for female fighters in Korea at the start of her career, Ham fought exclusively in Japan in DEEP, Smackgirl, Jewels, and Gladiator. She was the Deep Jewels champion...

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LOREN MACK NAMED AS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP VICE PRESIDENT OF PR AND COMMUNICATIONS

LOREN MACK NAMED AS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP VICE PRESIDENT OF PR AND COMMUNICATIONS   LOREN MACK NAMED AS ONE CHAMPIONSHIP VICE PRESIDENT OF PR AND COMMUNICATIONS     02 February 2017 – Singapore: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the appointment of Loren Mack to Vice President of PR and Communications effective immediately. Previously, Loren served the company as Senior Director of PR and Communications.   Loren Mack, Vice President of PR and Communications, stated: “I am absolutely blessed to be in the position that I am, doing what I love to do in an industry I am extremely passionate about. Nothing beats hard work, and I truly believe that a huge part of this success is due to the amazing, hard-working people around me that not only continue to put in the hours, but also never fail to...

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“ROAD FC XX” all-female league starts on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037

“ROAD FC XX” all-female league starts on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 “ROAD FC XX” all-female league starts on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 For immediate release: February 2, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that the first all-female league called “ROAD FC XX” will begin at Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 on March 11, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea. ROAD FC XX (pronounced “double x”) is the official name for the league that will now showcase all-female fight cards on ROAD FC events. ROAD FC XX celebrates the rise in popularity in women’s MMMA, as well as the increasing number of talented female fighters in South Korea and abroad. Among the fighters who will participate in ROAD FC XX are “Schoolgirl Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji, “Wushu Queen” Lim Seo-Hee, “Little Wolf” Park Jeong-Eun, “Cage Vixen” Hong Yoon-Ha, national Muay...

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ROAD FC SEA Trials in URCC – Weigh in results and photos

ROAD FC SEA Trials in URCC – Weigh in results and photos ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament – SEA Trials in URCC weigh in results and photos For immediate release: January 27, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official weigh in results for the SEA Trials in URCC, Manila, Philippines. In this 4-man one night tournament, one fighter will win the right to be seeded in the 16-man opening round of the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”. URCC Battle Extreme Tournament of Superstars SEA Trials for ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament GAB Official Weigh In Results January 27, 2017 Semifinal Match Lightweight -155 pounds Rahul Raju 156 vs Andrew Benibe 148 Semifinal Match Lightweight -155 pounds Reydon Romero 156 vs Patrick Manicad 156 URCC B.E.T.S. Will take place at the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Casino in Manila, Philippines at...

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ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” schedule for regional qualifiers

ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” schedule for regional qualifiers ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” schedule for regional qualifiers       For immediate release:   January 27, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce the schedule of the regional qualifiers for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”.   The ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament will be the biggest project of 2017. The official name is “Road to A-Sol”, and as the name suggests, the finalist of the Tournament will face ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol for the million and the belt. The Challenger’s Showdown with Kwon will simultaneously give the finalist great wealth and high honor.   Participants start by going through regional trials to become seeded in the 16-man tournament. The regional qualifiers consist of Trials in China, Japan, Russia,...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Ronys Torres, Ermek Tlauov, “Toninho Furia” signed for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Ronys Torres, Ermek Tlauov, “Toninho Furia” signed for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Ronys Torres, Ermek Tlauov, “Toninho Furia” signed for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 26, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce more top world talent for the final matches of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” on Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Ronys Torres vs Ermek Tlauov Ronys Torres (33-5, Nova Uniao, Brazil) is the top-ranked fighter in Brazil right now, and his violent finishes put the exclamation point on that. The Shooto Brazil Champion saw UFC action back in 2010, and since went on a massive...

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ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH MALAYSIAN TELCO GIANT TUNE TALK

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH MALAYSIAN TELCO GIANT TUNE TALK   ONE CHAMPIONSHIP RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH MALAYSIAN TELCO GIANT TUNE TALK   25 January 2017 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced its renewal of partnership with the largest mobile prepaid service provider in Malaysia, Tune Talk. Both companies have been closely working together since 2012, bringing Asian mixed martial arts to greater heights.   Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship, stated: “I’m thrilled to be working with Tune Talk and the Air Asia family as our extended partnership signifies another monumental moment for the sport of mixed martial arts and ONE Championship. As a lead up to the biggest mixed martial arts event in Malaysian history on 10 February, ONE Championship and Tune Talk will roll out a massive campaign across all media...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Chun Sun-Yoo takes on Yoshiko in the pro wrestler’s MMA debut

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Chun Sun-Yoo takes on Yoshiko in the pro wrestler’s MMA debut Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Chun Sun-Yoo takes on Yoshiko in the pro wrestler’s MMA debut     For immediate release:   January 25, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that notorious Japanese female professional wrestler Yoshiko will face Chun Sun-Yoo for her MMA debut at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Hirano Yoshiko (debut, SEAdLINNNG), started her pro wrestling career at only 17 years of age. She was awarded as a rookie and for her outstanding performances, as well as winning numerous Championships. But when Yoshiko beat an opponent so badly that she needed surgery which ultimately ended her pro wrestling career, Yoshiko’s villain persona in the ring tragically came true to life. Now the notorious Yoshiko will...

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