Title Match Set for ROAD FC 016 in Gumi, South Korea
ROAD FC has set the contestants for the first ever Flyweight Championship match. Song “Running Man” Min-Jong will face Jo “Drunken Monkey” Nam-Jin on 26 July for ROAD FC 016.
22-year old Song is dropping to flyweight after a run in the Bantamweight Tournament in which he became a Finalist, then defeated Issei Tamura by Rear Naked Choke. The Team MAX stand out made his MMA debut in Sengoku, and has already faced top international competitors such as Kang Kyung-Ho, Masakatsu Ueda, and Andrew Leone.
23-year old Jo last defeated Shooto Champion Mikihito Yamagami in his ROAD FC debut. Already a Sengoku, Spirit MC, and Legend FC veteran, Team MAD’s Jo has also faced the top in Asia’s fly- and bantamweights, including Shinichi Kojima, Kentaro Watanabe, and Taiyo Nakahara.
Previously announced and also on ROAD FC 016, Champion Judoka Yoon Dong-Sik will face international superstar Riki Fukuda.
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Special Announcement for the Sewol Victims
In a special ceremony during the Main Card, CMA President Hidekatsu Morooka presented to ROAD FC a donation of monies collected in Japan for the victims of the Sewol tragedy. Japanese MMA promotions DEEP, GLADIATOR and PANCRASE all contributed to the collection. ROAD FC is extremely grateful for the outpouring of sympathy and support for the terrible tragedy that has befallen the nation.