Category Archives: Road FC

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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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 announces Nam Yui-Chul’s opponent as Mike Bronzoulis for the International Trials Bout

 Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 announces Nam Yui-Chul’s opponent as Mike Bronzoulis for the International Trials Bout  Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 announces Nam Yui-Chul’s opponent as Mike Bronzoulis for the International Trials Bout   For immediate release: March 8, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces former ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Nam Yui-Chul’s opponent for Group B of the International Trials for the $1 Million Tournament: Mike Bronzoulis. The match will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. International Trials Group B Nam Yui-Chul (18-6-1, Sanae Nam MMA) As one of the first generation of Korean fighters, Nam won the Spirit MC 70kg title in 2006, then ground his way through opposition in M-1 and Legend FC, where he fought Jadamba Narantungulag for the belt. Back in ROAD FC in 2013, he then tore through...

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Women’s MMA pioneer Megumi Fujii supports ROAD FC XX, South Korea’s first all-female MMA league

Women’s MMA pioneer Megumi Fujii supports ROAD FC XX, South Korea’s first all-female MMA league Women’s MMA pioneer Megumi Fujii supports ROAD FC XX, South Korea’s first all-female MMA league For immediate release:   March 7, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that women’s MMA pioneer Megumi Fujii supports ROAD FC XX, South Korea’s first all-female MMA league. ROAD FC XX takes place this coming Saturday, March 11, in Seoul, South Korea on Xiaomi ROAD FC 037.   “Mega Megu” Megumi Fujii (26-3 retired, AACC) is one of the greatest female MMA fighters on the planet. There was a strong community of women in Japan’s early MMA scene, but Fujii distinguished herself both at home and abroad against Japanese and foreigners alike.   In her first 22 fights, Fujii went undefeated in Shooto, Smackgirl, BodogFight, Jewels, and Bellator. In those fights, she...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 adds an International Trials Bout: Bruno Miranda versus Nandin-Erdene

Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 adds an International Trials Bout: Bruno Miranda versus Nandin-Erdene   Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 adds an International Trials Bout: Bruno Miranda versus Nandin-Erdene   For immediate release: March 7, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship announces the first match for Group B of the International Trials for the $1 Million Tournament: Bruno Miranda versus Nandin-Erdene. The match will take place at Xiaomi ROAD FC 038 on April 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea. International Trials Group B Bruno Miranda (9-2, Tiger Muay Thai) is a Muay Thai stylist who came back from his first loss in ROAD FC in a title contender’s bout to finish Kim Seung-Yeon in devastating style. With knockouts over Kim Wong-Gi and Lee Kwang-Hee, and a submission of Jung Doo-Jae, Miranda has put himself at the top of the lightweight division. Nandin-Erdene Munguntsooj (5-2, Team...

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Women’s MMA elite fighter Ham Seo-Hee signs with ROAD FC in her return to South Korea

Women’s MMA elite fighter Ham Seo-Hee signs with ROAD FC in her return to South Korea Women’s MMA elite fighter Ham Seo-Hee signs with ROAD FC in her return to South Korea For immediate release: March 2, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to announce that world-ranked women’s atomweight Ham Seo-Hee will resume her career in South Korea with ROAD FC. Ham bolsters the strong and growing roster of female athletes signed to ROAD FC, and the all-female ROAD FC XX league.   Ham Seo-Hee (17-8, Team MAD) is the pioneer for women’s MMA in South Korea. She made her professional MMA debut exactly 10 years ago in Deep 28 Impact against massive veteran Hisae Watanabe, who had just defeated fellow legend Shinashi Satoko to win the Deep atomweight championship. In a massive upset, Ham won the decision and announced herself as a new...

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Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Young Guns 32 prelims complete

Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Young Guns 32 prelims complete Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 update: Young Guns 32 prelims complete For immediate release: February 24, 2017 – ROAD Fighting Championship is proud to open the full Young Guns 32 preliminary card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 037 on March 11, 2017 at the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul, South Korea. From RINGS in Japan come two brothers who are champions in The Outsiders, Asakura Kai and Asakura Mikuru. Kai holds the Flyweight belt, while Mikuru is a double division title holder at 65kg and 70kg. Both brothers grew up in The Outsiders amateur and professional ranks, and both are known for their remarkable finish rates by KO, thanks to karate. Asakura Kai (7-0, RINGS) will be facing his second opponent in ROAD FC, another on-fire flyweight with a 6-fight win streak broken only by a...

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