Category Archives: Road FC

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 12, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Leo Kuntz versus Hong Young-Ki. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Leo Kuntz (17-3-1, American Top Team) is the Impact FC and XFC Champion. He rose to prominence with a stellar record of fight-finishing submissions and KOs which landed him on TUF Season 16 and then into the UFC. Most notable for Korean...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”  Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”   For immediate release: January 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Shamil Zavurov versus Kim Won-Gi. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Shamil Zavurov (30-5-1, Akhmat Fight Club) is a Russian stand out with a history back to his childhood of winning Sambo and Sanda fights before his transition to MMA.  He is the Octagon Fighting Champion and former M-1 Champion. Well-known for his...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 11, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Kim Chang-Hyun versus Andy Main. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Chang-Hyun (17-10, Team MAD) is one of the first generation of Korean Mixed Martial Artists, having competed since 2004 in NeoFight, Gimme 5, and Spirit MC. In 2011 he joined ROAD FC and has fought both Lightweight title contenders Kume Takasuke...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 update: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng set for International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol” For immediate release: January 10, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next match for Round 1 of the International Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Sasaki Shinji versus Albert Cheng. Round 1 will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Sasaki Shinji (17-10-3, Burst) is one of Japan’s most noted grapplers in MMA who has come to be more feared for his KO power. The former Shooto 70kg Champion has spent over ten years in MMA. Sasaki went undefeated in ROAD FC...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: International Trials 1st match Melvin Guillard vs Kim Seung-Yeon For immediate release: 27 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the first match for the International Trials in the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament “Road to A-Sol”: Legendary MMA veteran Melvin Guillard will face Korean hot prospect Kim Seung-Yeon. Round 1 of the International Trials will take place on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Melvin Guillard (32-16-2-3, Free) is a fighter who needs no introduction to MMA fans. With a record high of eight KOs in the UFC, the WSOF and Bellator veteran has brought an incredible amount of excitement to his performances. Guillard has wins over such notables as Marcus Davis, Gleison Tibau, Jeremy Stephens, Evan Dunham, Ronys Torres and Mac Danzig. He is thinking...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon  Xiaomi ROAD FC 036: Flyweight match Nakahara Taiyo vs Moon Jea-Hoon   For immediate release: 26 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces a flyweight match: Nakahara Taiyo versus Moon Jea Hoon for Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 on February 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Nakahara Taiyo (14-8, Wayjutsu Keishukai GODS) is one of Japan’s best bantamweights who is dropping to the flyweight division. The Sengoku Tournament winner has only lost twice in almost 10 years with the last being his first fight in ROAD FC to Kim Soo-Chul. He has notable wins over Marcos Vinicius, Jo Nam-Jin, and Shintaro Ishiwatari. Early in his career, Nakahara faced the world’s up and comers in K-1 and Valkyrie such as Rani Yahya, Ivan Menjivar, Mike Brown, and Hideo Tokoro. Moon Jea-Hoon (9-8,...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 match announcement

Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 match announcement Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 match announcement: For immediate release: 23 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce the first match of Xiaomi ROAD FC 036 which will take place onFebruary 11, 2017 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. Former ROAD FC Middleweight Champion will face Kim Nae-Chul for the right to challenge the current champ, Cha Jung-Hwan. Riki Fukuda (23-8, Grabaka) will finally get the chance to get back on the road to redemption and reclaim his belt. Fukuda won the title at ROAD FC 024 on his home turf of Japan with a resounding KO over hot prospect Jeon Uh-Jin. Then in his first title defense on ROAD FC 028, Fukuda spent a round dominating Cha Jung-Hwan, but was caught in the second with a fantastic counter that dropped him to his knees...

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ROAD FC 2016 Awards Ceremony and 2017 Plan of Events

ROAD FC 2016 Awards Ceremony and 2017 Plan of Events ROAD FC 2016 Awards Ceremony and 2017 Plan of Events For immediate release: 21 December, 2016 – The ROAD FC Awards Ceremony for 2016 took place on December 20, 2016 at the Glad Hotel’s Bloom Hall in Seoul, South Korea. ROAD FC officials, teams and fighters from Korea, China and abroad gathered to celebrate a successful year, and to recognize those who made outstanding contributions. In the category of Best Team, three were awarded for their high participation and successes in the ROAD FC cage: Team Finish Ssabi MMA Team Posse In the category of Rookie of the Year, those up for nomination were Aorigele, Lee Yeji, Kim Bo-Sung, Kim Seung-Yeon, and Lee Jeong-Young. The Rookie of the Year award was given to: Aorigele Kim Bo-Sung In the category of KO of the Year, the...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official results, recap: 3 Champions make successful defenses

Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official results, recap: 3 Champions make successful defenses  Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official results, recap: 3 Champions make successful defenses For immediate release: 12 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 035, the final card of the year that thrilled a sold-out audience at the JangChung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea and live on MBS Sports+ on 10 December. Three champions defended their belts successfully, and the ROAD FC “Love Sharing Project” is happy to donate both the profits from the sold-out event and superstar Kim Bo-Sung’s purse to support children with cancer. Action actor Kim Bo-Sung made for a nail-biter of a main event with his back and forth pro debut against veteran Kondo Tetsuo. Kim knocked Kondo down with punches, but Kondo came back and ended up with an armbar. The crowd...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official weigh in results and new live MBC broadcast

Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official weigh in results and new live MBC broadcast Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 official weigh in results and new live MBC broadcast For immediate release:   9 December, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 which will take place tomorrow, 10 December at the JangChung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. On the Main Card with three title fights, all fighters made weight.   Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 marks an exciting new broadcast partnership with Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). MBC is South Korea’s leading public tertiary broadcaster, a multimedia group with a nationwide network of 17 regional stations. For the first time, Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 will be broadcast live on MBC in its entirety, including the Young Guns 31 preliminary card, starting at 17:00 Korea Standard Time. The entire event will also...

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