Category Archives: Road FC

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official results: Mighty Mo wins first Openweight Championship in tie-breaker with Choi Hong-Man For immediate release: 25 September, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016 was an outstanding success for ROAD Fighting Championship and ROAD FC fans. Eight fights on the Main Card thrilled with non-stop action and shoked with unpredictable finishes and super fast KOs.  A full house and international broadcasts scored record numbers. In the Main Event, an historic match between behemoths of the sport ushered in the first ROAD FC Openweight Champion. Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo met for the third time in their respective careers in a tie-breaker bout after punching their way through the ROAD FC Openweight Tournament. The men cautiously approached each other as the...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Official weigh in results For immediate release: 23 September, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the Official weigh in results for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 and Young Guns 29 which will be held on 24 September. As expected, the Openweight Tournament Championship Finalists weighed in large. Choi Hong-Man tipped the scales at 161.5kg, and Mighty Mo logged an impressive 132.5kg.   Choi Hong-Man said, “I focused really hard on training mentally and physically for this match. Compared to my hayday at 100%, I guess I’m about 80%? But I am satisfied with myself. Tomorrow, the belt goes home with me.”   Mighty Mo said, “I’m at 100%. Hong-Man is a big person. I’m going to get inside and use my strength there. This is our third match. I’m going to put him down...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos    Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 Press Conference notes and photos For immediate release: 20 September, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 24 September, 2016 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. The fight week press conference was held on 20 September at the ROAD FC official Apgujeong Gym. In attendance were Main Eventers Mighty Mo and Choi Hong-Man, Hong Young-Ki, Lim Hae-In, and ROAD Girls Lim Ji-Wu and Wang Ji-Yun. ROAD FC CEO President Jung Mun-Hong stated the reason for the move from 10 September in China to 24 September in Korea was at the fans’ and sponsors’ requests to have the Openweight Tournament Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo in South Korea. There is no change to the broadcast agreement with CCTV, and ROAD FC will continue to hold...

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ROAD FC opens Young Guns 29 undercard with 7 fights

ROAD FC opens Young Guns 29 undercard with 7 fights  Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 undercard Young Guns 29 now open   For immediate release:     2 September, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce the full card for Young Guns 29, the preliminaries for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016.   Young powerhouses Cho Young-Seung (5-0, Apgujeong Gym) and Jang Dae-Young (2-1, Von Jiujitsu) will face each other in the Main Event. Cho has been away from the cage and focusing on honing his skills, while Jang was recovering from a broken hand.   Yang Junkai (2-1, Guangdong Rong Yue Boji Lei Yu)? and Jang Ik-Hwan (3-1, Team Posse) will meet in a catchweight match. Both are riding 2-fight win streaks, so expect these up and comers to bring their striking A games.   Lee Hoo-Sun (3-1, Von Jiujitsu) and Kim Se-Yeong (1-0, Team...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda, 3 other bouts For immediate release: 31 August, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce additional matches for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016. The Openweight Tournament Championship Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo will be the Main Event. Several previously announced matches will now take place on Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 in China, and four more matches have been added to this event.   Shinji Sasaki (16-9-3, Burst) and Bruno Miranda (8-1, Tiger Muay Thai) are both 3-0 in ROAD FC and rank at the top of the Lightweight division. Sasaki is considered one of Japan’s best grapplers in MMA, but his 40 second KO of Park Won-Sik proved he’s just as dangerous standing. Miranda is one of...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final: Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final: Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo  Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 returns to Korea on 24 September with Openweight Final Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo For immediate release: 25 August, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce a return home to South Korea for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016. The Openweight Tournament Championship Final between Choi Hong-Man and Mighty Mo will be the Main Event. Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 was originally set to take place on 10 September in China. Due to overwhelming demand from our home Korean fan base, the entire card has ben moved to the 6,000-seat Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul. The first Openweight Tournament is coming to a close with K-1 champ “Mighty Mo” Siliga versus K-1 and PRIDE veteran Choi Hong-Man. Both men succeeded to the final Championship bout by overcoming a division of...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds women’s catchweight match: Lin Heqin vs Kim Hae-In

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds women’s catchweight match: Lin Heqin vs Kim Hae-In  Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds women’s catchweight match Lin Heqin vs Kim Hae-In   For immediate release:     9 August, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 10 September, 2016 at the Hefei Sports Center in Hefei, Anhui, China. A women’s -54kg catchweight match has been added to complete the card: Lin Heqin versus Kim Hae-In.   China’s Lin Heqin (3-1, Black Tiger) will face South Korea’s Kim Hae-In (debut, SSABI MMA) in a match that will pit Sanda against Taekwondo. Lin is emerging as a fighter to be watched as she rides a three-fight win streak into this match. While Kim is making her professional MMA debut, she is a lifetime practitioner of Taekwondo and now trains MMA under former ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Lee Kil-Woo.   Both women possess...

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ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun suffers cerebral infarction, relinquishes title

ROAD FC Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun suffers cerebral infarction, relinquishes title 28 July, 2016 – It is with deep sadness that ROAD Fighting Championship announces that Bantamweight Champion Lee Yun-Jun has suffered a cerebral infarction and will relinquish the title while he recovers.     Approximately one month earlier, Lee was sent to the hospital and diagnosed as suffering from a cerebral infarction, also known as an ischemic stroke. The puncture treatment needed to break up the clot was undertaken immediately, which restored his physical functioning, and indicates a good prognosis for recovery. The cerebral infarction was diagnosed as non-specific. Lee had no medical history or propensity for a stroke, nor had he received any head injuries in training or otherwise that could have caused this condition. Doctors suggested that blood vessels in another part of his body could have contributed to the stroke.    ...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 card is complete for Hefei, China on 10 September

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 card is complete for Hefei, China on 10 September Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 card is complete for Hefei, China on 10 September For immediate release:     27 July, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 10 September, 2016 at the Hefei Sports Center in Hefei, Anhui, China. The full card is now open.   At Bantamweight, veteran Alatengheili (10-6, Team Alateng) accepts a challenge from Jang Dae-Yeong (2-1, Von Jiujitsu). Alatengheili is on a magnificent winning streak of 3-0 in ROAD FC. Jang has come from a BJJ background and from the annals of the “Crying Fist” TV show. Expect a very good style versus style match up, as Jang will need to make a big grappling statement if he’s going to defeat surging Alatengheili. At 100kgs, China’s Strongman Champion Zhang Jianjun (KO Fight Club) will take on Korean tough guy Kim Dae-Sung...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Featherweight match: Hong Young-Ki versus Uesako Hiroto

Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Featherweight match: Hong Young-Ki versus Uesako Hiroto Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 adds Featherweight match: Hong Young-Ki versus Uesako Hiroto   For immediate release:     26 July, 2016 – Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will take place on 10 September, 2016 at the Hefei Sports Center in Hefei, Anhui, China. The next match announced for the event is a ferocious Featherweight battle: Hong Young-Ki versus Uesako Hiroto.   Hong Young-Ki (3-2, Apgujeong Gym) is a Taekwondo master who found his way into professional MMA through the hit reality TV show “Crying Fist”. Hong won his first match with a rapid-fire KO, then lost his second via submission. In his last three fights, Hong has become a fan favorite with his incredible tenacity and beautifully precise Taekwondo kicks. Hong now looks to bounce back from a loss at his first test at lightweight against UFC...

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