ROAD FC 19: Bob “The Beast” Sapp Makes His Cage Announcer Debut

ROAD FC 19: Bob “The Beast” Sapp Makes His Cage Announcer Debut

Bob “The Beast” Sapp makes his Cage Announcer debut with ROAD FC, the event will be streamed live on Epicentre.tv

ROAD FC 019 Ring Announcer: Bob “The Beast” Sapp

Bob  “The Beast” Sapp will once again step into the ROAD FC cage – only this time he will be holding a microphone, not 4-ounce gloves!  Sapp will make his Cage Announcer debut at ROAD FC 019 on 9 November, 2014 at the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea.

Bob Sapp MMASapp is one of the most recognizable MMA figures in history.  His mammoth size, aggression, and charisma both inside and outside the ring have made him very popular, and sought after for television appearances and commercials. Sapp’s powerful, distinctive voice and personality is the perfect fit for a Ring Announcer; ROAD FC is excited to host his debut performance!

Sapp grew to fame in the MMA heyday of PRIDE and K-1.  Sapp won the K-1 Japan Grand Prix in 2005 which qualified him for the World GP.  In the elimination round he lost by decision to another  “The Techno Goliath” Choi Hong-Man. Sapp’s association with ROAD FC began in 2012 at ROAD FC 008 where he faced and was defeated by Kim Jong-Dae.   He became more well-known to Korean fans when he appeared on the hit television show “Crying Fist: Tokyo Express”.

After winning only one of his last twelve fights, “The Beast officially retired in May of 2014.  He made waves by stating his career had earned him 10 million dollars US in the bank.

 

 

ROAD FC 019 Full Fight Card

The Main Event of ROAD FC 019 is an exciting Middleweight Superfight between ultra-powerful finisher Riki Fukuda of Japan and tough-as-nails Lee Dool-Hee of South Korea.

Yoon Dong-Sik will face Amilcar Alves, and the two famous judokas will delight fans with some of the most exciting skills in the ROAD FC cage.

Two massive veterans of the sport, Cha Jung-Hwan and Alexandre Barros will meet in what will be a fantastic display of MMA from these very experienced fighters.

Korea’s long-time MMA staple Lee Kwang-Hee will welcome hot prospect Mun Gi-Bum to his very first Main Card match.

Beautiful celebrity fighter Song Hyo-Kyung will take on former DEEP Lightweight Champion Emi Tomimatsu in a high profile match up for global women’s MMA.

Korea’s hit MMA reality show “Crying Fist” contestants face off as wrestler Shim Gun-Oh faces striker Frederick Sloan.

Two tough sluggers will thrill the audience as Kim Dae-Sung goes toe-to-toe with Jeon Uh-Jin.

 

Showcasing the very best of MMA sport and entertainment – ROAD Fighting Championship!

 

Event:  ROAD Fighting Championship 019
Date:  Sunday 9 November, 2014
Time:  18:00 KST Young Guns 18 start, 20:00 KST Main Card start
Place: Seoul Olympic Hall, Seoul, South Korea  
Main Card Matches:
Middleweight Superfight
Riki Fukuda vs Lee Dool-Hee
Middleweight
Yoon Dong-Sik vs Amilcar Alves (Luis Ramos out to injury)
Women’s Strawweight
Song Hyo-Kyung vs Emi Tomimatsu
Welterweight
Cha Jung-Hwan vs Alexandre Barros
Lightweight
Lee Kwang-Hee vs Mun Gi-Bum
Middleweight
Kim Dae-Sung versus Jeon Uh-Jin
Heavyweight
Shim Gun-Oh vs Frederick Sloan

 

For more information, please visit the ROAD FC website at: www.ROADFC.com
Tickets are available at:  http://ticket.interpark.com/Global/index.asp?

Live broadcast on SuperAction in South Korea
Live internet stream of Main Card available for $14.95 beginning at 20:00 (KST/JST): https://www.epicentre.tv/eventdetail/tabid/111/id/135/Default.aspx

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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. The Young Guns undercard series brings these up and coming fighters into the spotlight as professionals.  ROAD FC events are held in major cities across Korea, 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 Epicentre.tv.

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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