2 September, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce the full card for Young Guns 29, the preliminaries for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 on 24 September, 2016.
Young powerhouses Cho Young-Seung (5-0, Apgujeong Gym) and Jang Dae-Young (2-1, Von Jiujitsu) will face each other in the Main Event. Cho has been away from the cage and focusing on honing his skills, while Jang was recovering from a broken hand.
Yang Junkai (2-1, Guangdong Rong Yue Boji Lei Yu) and Jang Ik-Hwan (3-1, Team Posse) will meet in a catchweight match. Both are riding 2-fight win streaks, so expect these up and comers to bring their striking A games.
Lee Hoo-Sun (3-1, Von Jiujitsu) and Kim Se-Yeong (1-0, Team Gangnam/Apgujeong) will bring a wealth of experience even with their short records. Lee started in Spirit MC 8 years ago, and Kim is the amateur Central League runner up. Both are well-rounded with Lee’s grappling looking to be the top factor for him while Kim will use overpowering strength.
Lee Jeong-Young (1-0, Ssen Gym) and Baik Seung-Min (1-2, Korean Zombie MMA) is youth vs experience as strong amateur winner Lee faces boxer Baik.
Oh-Jae-Sung (4-3, Team Fighter) and Kim Ji-Hun (debut, Red Hook Multi Gym) will be at middleweight, as Oh is returning from a layoff and jumping up a division to meet Kim, who has been very impress in the amateur Central League.
Kim Kyu-Hwa (4-6, Pohang BD Fight) and Kim Tae-Gyun (1-2, Team Finish) will be a battle of two hot flyweights. Kyu-Hwa is finally returning to ROAD FC with experience fighting in Japan, and Tae-Gyun is looking to start a win streak in his professional career.
Stuart Gooch (1-3, Kim Dae-Hwan MMA) and Choi Won-Jun (1-1, Seodaemun Geusang Dojang) meet at welterweight to start off the show with a hard-hitting bang. Gooch has a wealth of experience in England’s EFC, and Choi will look to keep up his momentum with a third fight in 2016.
Xiaomi ROAD FC 033
The first Openweight Tournament is coming to a close with K-1 champ “Mighty Mo” Siliga versus K-1 and PRIDE veteran Choi Hong-Man as the Main Event..
In the co-Main Event, fan favorites Hong Young-Ki of “Crying Fist” and Uesako Hiroto of “Road to UFC: Japan” will meet at Featherweight.
Plus, two of the hottest bantamweights in Asia face off when top Korean prospect Kim Min-Woo takes on Shooto Pacific Rim Champion Yuta Nezu.
Top ROAD FC Lightweight rankers Shinji Sasaki and Bruno Miranda, both 3-0, will face off with the winner likely to get the next Lightweight title shot.
Park “Parky” Won-Sik will return again at lightweight against Japan’s quickly rising Ukyo Abe .
Fan favorite Nandin Erdene “Oka” versus amateur Central League champ Ki Won-Bin is a match that will cause an uproar in the stadium in an instant classic.
In a women’s -54kg catchweight match China’s Lin Heqin will face South Korea’s Kim Hae-In in a bout that will pit rivaling countries in their homegrown sports of Sanda and Taekwondo.
The opening fight for Xiaomi ROAD FC 033 will be a middleweight slugfest as Kim Nae-Chul and “Special Force” Park Jung-Kyo break back into the cage after a year.
New Wave MMA 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!”
Event: Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 033
Date: Saturday, 24 September, 2016
Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Young Guns 29 start: 17:00 KST
Main Card start: 20:00 KST
Live on SuperAction in Korea
Live on CCTV in China
Live on Epicentre.tv Internationally
Openweight Tournament Championship Final
Choi Hong-Man vs Mighty Mo
Hong Young-Ki VS Uesako Hiroto
-72.5 Catchweight Match
Shinji Sasaki vs Bruno Miranda
Kim Min-Woo VS Nezu Yuta
Park Won-Sik vs Abe Ukyo
Nandin Erdene vs Ki Won-Bin
Women’s -54 Catchweight Match
Lin Heqin vs Kim Hae-In
Kim Nae-Chul vs Park Jung-Kyo
YOUNG GUNS 29
Cho Young-Seung VS Jang Dae-Young
-64kg Catchweight Match
Yang Junkai VS Jang Ik-Hwan
Lee Hoo-Sun VS Kim Se-Yeong
Lee Jeong-Young VS Baik Seung-Min
Oh-Jae-Sung VS Kim Ji-Hun
Kim Kyu-Hwa VS Kim Tae-Gyun
Stuart Gooch VS Choi Won-Jun
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