ROAD FC 19 To Feature Riki Fukuda vs Lee Dool-Hee November 9th 2014

ROAD FC 019 first match announced is Riki Fukuda versus Lee Dool-Hee

 

ROAD FC 019 will take place on 9 November, 2014 at the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea.

The first match announced which will be the Main Event is an exciting Middleweight Superfight between ultra-powerful finisher Riki Fukuda of Japan and tough-as-nails Lee Dool-Hee of South Korea.

 

Fukuda became the DEEP Middleweight Champion by defeating Ryuta Sakurai.  Then he ROAD FC 19filled in for Yoon Dong-Sik at DREAM 8 and he rose to international acclaim by defeating Murilo Rua.  This led to an appointment to the UFC, and Fukuda fought there for three years.  His most recent fight was at ROAD FC 16 where he finally faced Yoon Dong-Sik and was able to knock him out in the first round.

 

Lee is a young and resurgent fighter who began his professional MMA career when he was just 18 years old.  He made a name for himself as an exciting fighter willing to engage, but it wasn’t until traveling overseas to Japan that he began to amass a winning streak.  A quick left hook by Kim Jong-Dae sent him back to the drawing board.  When Lee next entered the cage 2 years later, he proved his developing intelligence and strength by defeating Pancrase Champion Ryo Kawamura by Split Decision after a thrilling three rounds of all-out action.

 

This top-of-the card battle between proven veteran Riki Fukuda and the rising Lee Dool-Hee will be as hot as sparks thrown from a grinding axe!

 

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

 

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.  “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.  ROADFC 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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