ROAD FC 015 takes place on Saturday, 31 May, at the Chiak Stadium in Wonju, South Korea. All fighters were on weight for the Main Card matches. The Main Event rematch between Seo Doo-Won and Joachim Hansen will proceed as anticipated, with both fighters coming in on target. Ikuhisa Minowa easily came in under the required limit, and his opponent Park Jung-Kyo was within the required weight as well. Issei Tamura and Kim Soo-Chul both weighed in exactly on point with each other, and Kosuke Umeda and Kil Young-Bok were successful as well. Of the “Crying Fist” Season 3 match, Park Hyun-Woo was a whopping 122kg and Kim Jae-Hoon a hefty 108kg.
On the Young Guns 14 undercard, only two fighters did not pass the weight check. Kim Dae-Sung weighed in over 2.45 kilograms for his match with Lee Chan-Ho. The match will proceed, however Kim will receive the following penalties: he will be deducted 2 points in every round, and forfeit 50% of his purse. Yoo Jae-Hak also failed to make weight within the required time period, missing by 5.95 kilograms. In his bout with Kang Sung-Mok, Yoo will be deducted 2 points per round, and he forfeits his entire purse.
Event: ROAD Fighting Championship 015
Date: Saturday 31 May, 2014
Time: 18:00 KST Young Guns 14 start, 20:00 KST Main Card start
Place: Chiak Stadium, Wonju, South Korea
Main Card Matches:
Joachim Hansen 65.75 versus Seo Doo-Won 65.70
Ikuhisa Minowa 83.10 versus Park Jung-Gyo 84.25
Kosuke Umeda 65.80 versus Kil Young-Bok 65.95
Young Guns 14 Under Card:
Cho Young-Seung 61.90 versus Kim Ho-Jun 61.95
Kwak Jong-Hyun 57.30 versus Kim Seok-Yong 56.90
Lee Chan-Ho 83.50 versus Kim Dae-Sung 86.45 * Kim over by 2.45 kg, penalties: -2 points every round, less 50% purse
Oh Ho-Tak 65.75 versus Tyrone Henderson 65.80
Yoo Jae-Hak 67.45 versus Kang Sung-Mok 61.95 * Yoo over by 5.95 kg, penalties: -2 points every round, less 100% purse
For more information, please visit the ROAD FC website at: www.ROADFC.com
Tickets are available at: http://ticket.interpark.co
Live broadcast on SuperAction in South Korea
Live internet stream of Main Card available for $9.99 beginning at 20:00 (KST/JST): http://www
About ROAD Fighting Championship
The sport of MMA is booming in South Korea, and behind the incredible growth is ROAD FC. As this new era of Mixed Martial Arts begins, ROAD FC is committed to creating more opportunities for fighters in growth, experience, and support. The amateur and semi-pro Central and Into Leagues provide a structured, safe, and competitive atmosphere for beginning fighters. “ROAD FC – KOREA” monthly events now will provide many more opportunities for foreign fighters to compete and ascend in the rankings. ROAD FC numbered series events with the Young Guns undercard will be held approximately four times a year in major cities across Korea and Japan in 2014, featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters. ROAD FC events are broadcast live and delay in Korea on SuperAction, internationally on KIX, and streamed live internationally on Ustream.
About ROAD FC Official Gym
To support this expansion and all ROAD FC fighters, the ROAD FC Official Gym in Gangnam, Seoul has been constructed. This state-of-the-art facility is approximately 500 square meters, has a cage built to ROAD FC specifications, and generous mat area for martial arts training and CrossFit. Famous Korean MMA fighter Seo Doo-Won, formerly of the National Wrestling Team, is the Head Coach.
ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA. From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment.
As we say in Korea, “Fighting!”