Category Archives: Chinese MMA News

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 announced for 10 September in Hefei, China

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 announced for 10 September in Hefei, China Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 set for 10 September in Hefei, China with Aorigele vs Myung Hyun-Man Openweight Tournament reserve match 20 July, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 10 September, 2016 at the Hefei Olympic Sports Center in Hefei, Anhui, China. Openweight Tournament participants Aorigele and Myung Hyun-Man will face each other in a reserve match.   ROAD Fighting Championship’s home city of Wonju, South Korea is an international “sister city” of Hefei, therefore ROAD FC is proud to have the Anhui and Hefei government backing for the event. Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 in Hefei will mark the fourth Chinese city that has hosted a ROAD FC event since ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai in December of 2015. With a 3-year CCTV broadcast deal and a partnership with Hunan TV, the footprint of South Korea’s...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 030 announced for Beijing, China on 16 April

Xiaomi ROAD FC 030 announced for Beijing, China on 16 April Announcing Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 030 will take place in Beijing, China on 16 April, 2016 2 March, 2016 –  ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce a return to China! Xiaomi presents ROAD FC 030 will take place on 16 April, 2016 in Beijing, China at the Beijing Worker’s Sports Complex.  The Openweight Tournament Semifinal matches will be held.   ROAD FC 030 Openweight Tournament Semifinal matches Choi Hong-Man versus Aorigele, Mighty Mo versus Myung Hyun-Man   ROAD Fighting Championship held its first event in China on 26 December in Shanghai and it was a massive success.  Over 14,000 people attended ROAD FC 027 at the Oriental Sports Center, and the historic first live broadcast of MMA on China’s state-run station CCTV5 was 5th in the national ratings, viewed by a staggering 35 million people.   During ROAD FC 027, the Quarterfinals of...

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ONE WUJIE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR CHANGSHA ON 23 JANUARY

ONE WUJIE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR CHANGSHA ON 23 JANUARY ONE WUJIE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS SET FOR CHANGSHA ON 23 JANUARY   BIBIANO FERNANDES DEFENDS ONE BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AGAINST KEVIN BELINGON   LI KAI WEN MEETS YANG SEN IN CHINA FEATHERWEIGHT WARRIOR BOUT   04 January 2016– Changsha, China: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), in partnership with Wujie and presented by Fun88, has set the stage for another thrilling night of world-class mixed martial arts action. On 23 January, at the Changsha Stadium in Changsha, China, ONE WUJIE: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS will delight fans with an electrifying lineup of exciting fights headlined by a main event which will see ONE Bantamweight World Champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes defend his title against challenger Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon of the Philippines.   CEO of ONE Championship, Victor Cui stated,...

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ROAD FC 027 results and photos from historic first event in China

ROAD FC 027 results and photos from historic first event in China ROAD FC 027 Official results and photos from historic first China event   29 December, 2015 – On the week of the historic China – Korea Free Trade Agreement ratification, Premier Korean Mixed Martial Arts promotion ROAD Fighting Championship history on multiple fronts with the first event in China, ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai on 25 December, 2015.  This marked the first successful attempt by a Korean sports property to enter the China market, and the first live showing of MMA on China state broadcaster CCTV.   ROAD FC 027 on CCTV5 captured fifth place in nationwide rankings in its timeslot.  A near-capacity crowd of 14,000 watched live at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.  The CCTV morning news, which airs on all stations broadcasting in China, recapped ROAD FC 027 for the entire country....

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ROAD FC 027 Official Weigh in results, quotes and photos for first CHINA event

ROAD FC 027 Official Weigh in results, quotes and photos for first CHINA event XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 Official Weigh in results, quotes and photos   25 December, 2015 – Official weigh ins for ROAD Fighting Championship’s first event in China, XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai, took place on 25 December, 2015 in the China Hall of the Pudong Shangri-La. All 22 fighters made weight on the first try.   The flair of the giants in the Openweight Tournament facing off and the “country versus country” rivalry created an electric atmosphere. Respect was shown between the China versus Korea matches, with the notable exception being Aorigele’s and Kim Jae-Hun’s ongoing war of the beastly men.   XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 will take place tomorrow, 26 December, at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Centre at 19:00 China Standard Time. This ground-breaking cross-cultural MMA endeavor will be broadcast live from 20:30 on China’s...

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ROAD FC 027 in China enlists top referee Herb Dean, announcer Jeff Houston, round girl search winner Lim Ji-Woo

ROAD FC 027 in China enlists top referee Herb Dean, announcer Jeff Houston, round girl search winner Lim Ji-Woo XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 adds international polish with referee Herb Dean, announcer Jeff Houston, and round girl search winner Lim Ji-Woo 23 December, 2015 – ROAD Fighting Championship will hold its first event in China this Saturday, 26 December at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.  Sponsored by XIAOMI, the world’s third largest smart phone manufacturer, ROAD FC 027 will be broadcast live on China’s state-run station CCTV, live streamed in China on CNTV, and live streamed internationally on Epicentre.tv.   XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 will have added world-class sportsmanship with the enlistment of top referee Herb Dean. Awarded the Referee of the Year by Fighters Only Magazine for five straight years, Dean is widely considered to be the best in the MMA industry.  He will be an integral part of...

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ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda faces Cha Jung-Hwan at ROAD FC 028

ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda faces Cha Jung-Hwan at ROAD FC 028 XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 028 will take place on 31 January, 2016 Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda makes first title defense against Cha Jung-Hwan   22 December, 2015 – ROAD Fighting Championship will hold its first event in China this Saturday, 26 December in Shanghai.  The event is sponsored by XIAOMI, the world’s third largest smart phone manufacturer and will be broadcast live on China’s state-run station CCTV, live streamed in China on CNTV, and live streamed internationally on Epicentre.tv.   Following ROAD FC 027, the first event of 2016 will be ROAD FC 028 on 31 January at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea.  The Main Event will be Middleweight Champion Riki Fukuda (23-7-0-1)  making his first title defense against Korea’s number one-ranked welterweight, Cha Jung-Hwan (11-6-3).   Riki Fukuda cut a clear path to the ROAD FC Middleweight Championship...

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XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 in China: Press conference quotes and photos

XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 in China: Press conference quotes and photos   For immediate release:   XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 in China press conference quotes and photos   18 December, 2015 – ROAD Fighting Championship will hold its first event in China in one week. The end of 2015 sees the global expansion into a second international city. XIAOMI presents ROAD FC 027 will take place in Shanghai at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center which seats 18,000 people.  The event is sponsored by XIAOMI, the world’s third largest smart phone manufacturer and  will be broadcast live on China’s state-run station CCTV, live streamed in China on CNTV, and live streamed internationally on Epicentre.tv.   The final press conference in South Korea was held on 17 December in Seoul at the ROAD FC Gym.  The Korean fighters were in attendance for questions and demonstrations, along with the...

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ROAD FC 027 will be broadcast LIVE on China’s CCTV to a potential 1.4 billion audience

ROAD FC 027 will be broadcast LIVE on China’s CCTV to a potential 1.4 billion audience ROAD FC announces first event in China on 26 December will be broadcast live on China’s CCTV   4 December, 2015 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce that ROAD FC 027 in China will be aired live on on China’s predominant state television broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV).     ROAD FC in partnership with China’s and Korea’s corporate giants Tencent, Qihoo360, Baidu, Xiaomi, and Kakao will aim to write a new history of Mixed Martial Arts: “New Wave MMA: ROAD FC”     ROAD FC 027 in China live on CCTV   ROAD FC 027 will take place on 26 December at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, an 18,000-capacity venue.  Korea’s premier sports property will break into the China market with an unprecedented live broadcast on China’s state television broadcaster CCTV to...

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WSOF-GC Official Fight Card for Nov 21 in Hainan, China

WSOF-GC Official Fight Card for Nov 21 in Hainan, China WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIAL FIGHT CARD  Fight Scheduled for November 21 at Haikou Arena in Hainan, China HAINAN, CHINA  November 18, 2015        World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) has released their official fight card for their very first internationally licensed event. The event will take place at Haikou Arena in Hainan, China on November 21. Fights start at 6pm CST (China Standard Time) and 5am EST. The main event features WSOF-GC Heavyweight World Championship bout. The match up will pit former The Ultimate Fighter contestant, Jeremy May (13-8), against rising Russian knockout artist, Evgeny Erokhin (12-4). Also on the main card, a pair of lightweight (70kg) matchups between Carlo Prater (31-16-1) vs Dylan Fussell (8-2) and Khusein Khaliev (13-1) vs Yoshihiro Koyama (21-8-2) will set up the very first WSOF-GC Lightweight World...

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