Category Archives: Road FC

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD FC 16-MAN $1 MILLION LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT OPENING ROUND MATCHES SET For immediate release, May 25, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the matches for the Opening Round of the 16-man $1 Million Lightweight Tournament beginning at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 onJuly 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.   Opening Round Matches Shinji Sasaki vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu Shinji Sasaki (18-10-3, Burst) is a former Shooto Champion and former ROAD FC Lightweight title contender who defeated Albert Cheng by decision in the International Trials to make it into the Tournament. Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu (5-3, Shiren Beelii) defeated Rodrigo Caporal by decision and Shang Lianru by KO in the China Trials to advance to the Opening Round. Sasaki is a grappler with KO...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT RAIKA VS KIM HAE-IN SET FOR A WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT BOUT   For immediate release, May 22, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Raika Emiko will take on Kim Hae-In in a Women’s flyweight bout. Raika Emiko (5-4, Tribe Tokyo MMA) was a champion boxer with titles in the WIBA, IFBA and OPBF, going 25-8-1 with 10 KOs in over 14 years of competition. She made her ROAD FC debut appearance on the first all-female card ROAD FC XX by rematching Kang Jin-Hee, and surprisingly nailed takedowns to secure the unanimous decision from the judges. Kim Hae-In (0-0-1, Ssabi MMA) is a top-ranked Taekwondo fighter and...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO REMATCHES CHUN SUN-YOO AT OPENWEIGHT   For immediate release, May 18, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that professional wrestler Yoshiko will rematch Chun Sun-Yoo at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 in Seoul, Korea on June 10, 2017.       Yoshiko vs Chun Sun-Yoo II   Hirano Yoshiko (1-0, SEAdLINNNG), started her pro wrestling career at only 17 years of age and won numerous Championships. But when Yoshiko went “off script” and beat an opponent so badly that she needed career-ending surgery, it signaled that a change was inevitable. She turned her aggressive tendencies to MMA. Chun Sun-Yoo was her first opponent. Yoshiko ended up with a highlight reel KO over Chun, even though it wasn’t exactly a technical display to watch.   Chun Sun-Yoo (0-2, Team Fighter)...

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LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE ROAD FC 039

LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE ROAD FC 039 XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT LEGENDARY LENNE HARDT RETURNS TO ANNOUNCE For immediate release, May 17, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that the legendary Lenne Hardt will return cage side to announce the fighters at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea.     Lenne Hardt is an announcer, singer, and voice over actress in Japan. She features on major video games like Tekken and UFC Undisputed, anime such as Hayate the Combat Butler and Mobile Suit Gundam, and she has her own jazz cabaret band.  In the world of MMA, Hardt became legendary in the spectacular production of PRIDE with her iconic and inimitable announcing style. After PRIDE, Hardt went on to announce at DREAM, One Championship, and ROAD FC Japan. Lenne Hardt...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 update: Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defends his belt against Kang Dong-Kook

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 update: Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defends his belt against Kang Dong-Kook  XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MIGHTY MO VS KANG DONG-KOOK   For immediate release, May 16, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces Openweight Champion Mighty Mo will again defend his belt against Kang Dong-Kook at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 onJuly 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.       Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga (11-5, Millennia MMA) is the reigning ROAD FC Openweight Champion who defeated all his opponents in the 2016 Tournament and eventually three-time rival Choi Hong-Man to win the belt. Since then, he has successfully defended his title once against Carlos Toyota by way of a highlight-reel knock out in just over a minute.   Kang Dong-Kook (0-1, Team Paradise) is the next Korean heavy to step into the cage against the...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT   XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT YOSHIKO IS BACK AT OPENWEIGHT   For immediate release, May 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that professional wrestler Yoshiko will return to fight MMA at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 in Seoul, Korea on June 10, 2017.     Yoshiko   Hirano Yoshiko (1-0, 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 pro-wrestling 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.    So, the notorious Yoshiko was given the opportunity to focus her aggressive tendencies in the sport of MMA.  At ROAD FC 036, Yoshiko made an astounding debut with a first-round knockout of Chun Sun-Yoo. She was...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT  XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 ANNOUNCEMENT MYUNG HYUN-MAN VS AORIGELE AT OPENWEIGHT MOON JEA-HOON VS ASAKURA KAI AT FLYWEIGHT   For immediate release, May 12, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces two more matches that will be added to Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 in Seoul, Korea on June 10, 2017. Former Openweight Tournament contenders Myung Hyun-Man and Aorigele will meet, and Moon Jea-Hoon versus Asakura Kai at flyweight.   Myung Hyun-Man vs Aorigele   Myung Hyun-Man (4-3, Apgujeong Gym) is a Muay Thai stylist coming from a recent win by TKO injury over Chris Barnett. Prior to that, he took current ROAD FC Openweight Champion Mighty Mo almost the distance before losing to submission, and things went much the same way with the legendary Cro Cop.   Aorigele (4-3, Xindu Martial Arts Club) is a China National Sanda champion coming off...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040: Fukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon middleweight match

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040: Fukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon middleweight match   XIAOMI ROAD FC 040 ANNOUNCEMENT FUKUDA RIKI VS KIM HOON AT MIDDLEWEIGHT   For immediate release, May 10, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 will take place on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. The previously postponed middleweight bout between Fukuda Riki and Kim Hoon will feature on this event.   Fukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon   Riki Fukuda (24-8-0-1, Grabaka), former DEEP Middleweight Champion and mainstay UFC veteran, joined ROAD FC in 2013. He displayed his awesome striking and wrestling power and went undefeated to claim the Middleweight Championship, but in his first defense Cha Jung-Hwan scored a huge upset KO. Kim Hoon (9-11-2-1, Team Fighter) is a first generation Korean fighter since 2004, having competed in Gimme Five, MARS and Spirit MC. In Pancrase and Legend FC he faced stiff international competition including Daiju Takase, Robert...

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XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 UPDATE

XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 UPDATE XIAOMI ROAD FC 039 UPDATE Kim Seung-Yeon vs Rafael Fiziev set for final International Trials bout For immediate release, May 2, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that the final International Trials match for the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament will be a match between Kim Seung-Yeon and Rafael Fiziev at Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.    Kim Seung-Yeon vs Rafael Fiziev “Keyboard Warrior” Kim Seung-Yeon (2-1, Ssabi MMA) gained popularity even before the start of his professional MMA career by putting his words into action in Season 4 of the MMA reality show “Crying Fist”. Kim comes from a karate background since childhood, winning the Japan Junior Kyokushin Karate competition, and placing 5th in the World Kyokushin Karate Championship.  Kim started in ROAD FC with an equally...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 update: Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship

Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 update: Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 update: Ham Seo-Hee to face DEEP Champion Kurobe Mina for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship For immediate release: April 25, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Ham Seo-Hee will return to her home of South Korea to fight for the inaugural ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship against Kurobe Mina, the current DEEP -48kg Champion. The match will be the main event for Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 which will take place onJune 10, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 was previously announced for May 20 with the main event being the Middleweight title rematch between Champion Cha Jung-Hwan and Choi Young, but Cha has torn his shoulder and will need lengthy rehabilitation. Therefore, due to injuries...

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