ROAD FC 015 postponed to 31 May as South Korea reels from a national ferry tragedy

23 April, 2014 – ROAD Fighting Championship will postpone ROAD FC 015 while the country of South Korea reels from the national ferry disaster.

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A sombre mood blankets all of South Korea following the capsizing of the ferry Sewol, which was bound from Seoul to Jeju and carrying hundreds of high school students. The entire country solemnly abides the recovery process in regards to those lost in or affected by this tragic incident.

 

Amidst this national tragedy, the festivities of ROAD FC 015 will be postponed from the original date of 10 May to a future date of 31 May.

 

ROAD FC is thankful for the cooperation and understanding of all fighters in their agreement of the postponement.  We humbly request the continued support of fans both at home and abroad as the nation – which includes ROAD FC staff and ROAD FC fighters – collectively recovers.

 

All matches for ROAD FC 015 are confirmed for the new date of 31 May in Wonju, including the rematch between Seo Doo-Hwan and Joachim Hansen as the Main Event.

UFC veteran Issei Tamura will meet former ONE FC Champion Kim Soo-Chul, Park Jung-Kyo will take on Minowaman, and international star Riki Fukuda will face Son Hye-Seok.

Event:  ROAD Fighting Championship 015
Date:  Saturday 31 May, 2014

Time:  18:00 KST Young Guns 12 start, 20:00 KST Main Card start
Place:  Chiak Stadium, Wonju, South Korea

 

Main Card Matches:

 

Featherweight Superfight

Seo Doo-Won versus Joachim Hansen

 

Bantamweight Match

Issei Tamura versus Kim Soo-Chul

 

Middleweight Match

Park Jung-Gyo versus Ikuhisa Minowa

 

Middleweight Match

Son Hye-Seok versus Fukuda Riki

 

“Crying Fist” Special Match

Kim Jae-Hoon versus Park Hyun-Woo

 

 

For more information, please visit the ROAD FC website at: www.ROADFC.com
Tickets are available at: http://ticket.interpark.com/Ticket/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=13013789
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.ustream.tv/roadfc

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!”

For updates please visit the ROAD FC website at www.ROADFC.com and the Official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/roadfightingchampionship.

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