Category Archives: Road FC

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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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Results: Kim Soo-Chul is the new Bantamweight Champion

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Results: Kim Soo-Chul is the new Bantamweight Champion Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Results: Kim Soo-Chul becomes the new Bantamweight Champion For immediate release:   April 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official Results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 which took place on April 15, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.   In the main event ROAD FC Bantamweight Championship, Kim Soo-Chul and Kim Min-Woo went the distance in a grueling contrast of styles. Soo-Chul played it smart against the rangier striker Min-Woo by constantly getting inside, wrestling and throwing him to the ground, where he landed as much damage as he could. On the scorecards, the points ran in Soo-Chul’s direction, and he became the new ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion.   Bantamweight Champion Kim Soo-Chul said, “I am really happy. I worked hard, but...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Weigh In results

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Weigh In results Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 Official Weigh In results   For immediate release:   April 14, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.   In the main event for the ROAD FC Bantamweight title, Kim Soo-Chul and Kim Min-Woo both made weight.   Kim Min-Woo said, “Tomorrow will be my first championship match. I always train very earnestly. I have to win for my family, my mom is very sick.”   Kim Soo-Chul said, “Finally, I’m here. I have the bantamweight championship match. Former champ Lee Yun-Jun, my coach Jung Mun-Hong, and my teammates always help me, so I don’t think I can be defeated. Tomorrow I will win as fast as possible so I can go...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 update: Nam Yui-Chul faces late-notice Tom Santos, Mike Bronzoulis out of match

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 update: Nam Yui-Chul faces late-notice Tom Santos, Mike Bronzoulis out of match Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 update: Nam Yui-Chul faces late-notice Tom Santos, Mike Bronzoulis out of match For immediate release: April 12, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces a replacement fighter for former ROAD FC Champion Nam Yui-Chul in his International Trials bout at Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 at the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. As previously announced, Nam Yui-Chul (18-6-1, Sanae Nam MMA) was set to return to fighting in Korea with his trials match for the ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Tournament against Legacy Champion Mike Bronzoulis (18-9-1, Revolution). Unfortunately, a personal matter has prevented Bronzoulis from arriving in time for the event. The short notice replacement will be Tom Santos (8-3, Brazilian Thai). He has a Muay Thai and kickboxing record of...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 XX: Ham Seo-Hee returns to Korea for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship

Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 XX: Ham Seo-Hee returns to Korea for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 XX: Ham Seo-Hee returns to Korea for the ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship For immediate release: April 3, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces that the second all-female MMA card Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 XX will take place on June 11, 2017 in the Grand Hilton Convention Centre in Seoul, South Korea. The Main Event will be the return of Ham Seo-Hee to her home of Korea to fight for the inaugural ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship. Ham Seo-Hee (17-8, Team MAD) is the pioneer for women’s MMA in South Korea. She made her professional MMA debut 10 years ago in Deep 28 Impact against Hisae Watanabe, won by decision, and became a new force in women’s MMA. Over the next 7 years, Ham...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 finalizes Young Guns 33 preliminary card with seven matches

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 finalizes Young Guns 33 preliminary card with seven matches Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 finalizes Young Guns 33 preliminary card with seven matches For immediate release: March 22, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship opens the full preliminary card, Young Guns 33, for Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. As previously announced for the main event of Young Guns 33, “Crying Fist” alumnis Park Hyun-Geun and Jang Dae-Young face off. Both proven that their grappling and striking are equally impressive, so their match up will be a turning point for the two up and comers. China Trials In the China Trials for the $1 Million Lightweight Tournament, finalists Shang Lianru (5-5, Guangdong Glory Fight Club) and Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu (4-3, Shiren Beelii) will face one another for the right to be seeded. Shang made...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 main card finalized with Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 main card finalized with Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 main card finalized with Myung Hyun-Man vs Chris Barnett For immediate release: March 21, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship opens the full main card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Openweight strikers Myung Hyun-Man and Chris Barnett complete the line up. Myung Hyun-Man (3-3, Team Gangnam/Apgujeong Gym) is a heavyweight Muay Thai standout of over 30 wins who transitioned to MMA in 2013. He KOed Liang Lingyu in the 2015 ROAD FC Openweight Tournament quarterfinals and met Mighty Mo in the semis. The fight nearly went the distance with a thrilling stand up display from both knockout artists, but Mo got the submission win on the canvas in the third. It was a repetition – if unpredictable...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038: Mansour Barnaoui versus Ki Won-Bin International Trials Bout

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 sets Mansour Barnaoui versus Ki Won-Bin for the next International Trials Bout Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 sets Mansour Barnaoui versus Ki Won-Bin for the next International Trials Bout For immediate release: March 15, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces Mansour Barnaoui versus Ki Won-Bin as the next bout in Group B of the International Trials for the $1 Million Tournament. The match will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Mansour Barnaoui (13-4, Team Magnum) is a Tunisian phenom who went pro in 2011 and since then has finished all but one opponent while earning the BAMMA Lightweight belt and the M-1 Challenger Lightweight Championship in the process. He is a pinpoint aggressive striker who loves the clinch and has a tenacity that has worn down the best. Ki Won-Bin (6-2,...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 XX, first all-female card results and photos

Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 XX, first all-female card results and photos Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 XX, first all-female card results and photos For immediate release: March 12, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for ROAD FC 037 XX, South Korea’s historic first all-female MMA league, and Young Guns 32 which took place on Saturday, March 11, in Seoul, South Korea. ROAD FC XX In the main event, Kang Jin-Hee kept the worst of Raika Emiko’s boxing at bay with kicks, distance, and clinch. Raika was able to play it smart and bide her time for some punches that closed Kang’s eye, and in the third round she nailed takedowns to secure the unanimous decision from the judges. In the co-main event, Lee Ye-Ji rematched Shinashi Satoko and the outcome was dramatically different. Lee was a much stronger and smarter fighter this time...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 Official Weigh In results for ROAD FC XX and Young Guns 32

Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 Official Weigh In results for ROAD FC XX and Young Guns 32 Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 Official Weigh In results for ROAD FC XX and Young Guns 32   For immediate release:   March 10, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the official results for ROAD FC XX, South Korea’s historic first all-female MMA league. ROAD FC XX takes place tomorrow, Saturday, March 11, in Seoul, South Korea on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037.   The co-main events will be rematches between legends and rookies, as Japan’s boxing legend Raika faces “Female Kwon A-Sol Kang Jin-Hee, and the “Princess” of MMA Shinashi Satoko takes on “High School Fighter” Lee Ye-Ji.   All ROAD FC XX main card fighters made weight successfully. On the Young Guns 32 preliminary card, all but one fighter made weight successfully. Jeon Young-Jun came in 1.2kgs over the...

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