Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 update: Openweight Champion Mighty Mo defends his belt against Kang Dong-Kook

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ROAD Fighting Championship announces Openweight Champion Mighty Mo will again defend his belt against Kang Dong-Kook at Xiaomi ROAD FC 040 on July 15, 2017 in the Jangchung Arena in Seoul, South Korea.

Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga (11-5, Millennia MMA) is the reigning ROAD FC Openweight Champion who defeated all his opponents in the 2016 Tournament and eventually three-time rival Choi Hong-Man to win the belt. Since then, he has successfully defended his title once against Carlos Toyota by way of a highlight-reel knock out in just over a minute.

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Kang Dong-Kook (0-1, Team Paradise) is the next Korean heavy to step into the cage against the Champion. He has a lengthy career as a wrestler, having been on the Korean National team from 1999 to 2002, winning numerous national competitions ad competed in the Asian Games. Kang fought MMA once in 2012 at ROAD FC 10 where he took the massive veteran Jeff Monson a full three rounds to decision.

Openweight Champion Mighty Mo versus challenger Kang is sure to give the fans of hard-hitting heavies a match worth remembering!

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Also on Xiaomi ROAD FC 040, Riki Fukuda versus Kim Hoon will finally clash. These two veterans present completely opposite styles of striking and grappling, so this match should produce thrilling and unpredictable mayhem.

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The next event will be Xiaomi ROAD FC 039 on June 10 in Seoul. As previously announced for the main event, Ham Seo-Hee will return to her home of Korea to fight for the inaugural ROAD FC Women’s Atomweight Championship against Kurobe Mina, the current DEEP -48kg Champion.

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!”

Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 039
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea

Main Card

Women’s Atomweight Championship
Ham Seo-Hee vs Kurobe Mina

Openweight Match
Myung Hyun-Man vs Aorigele

Women’s Openweight Match
Yoshiko vs TBA

Flyweight Match
Moon Jea-Hoon vs Asakura Kai

International Trials Lightweight Match
Kim Seung-Yeon vs Rafael Fiziev

Openweight Match
Shim Yoon-Jae vs Kim Chang-Hee

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-80kg Catchweight Match
La In-Jae vs Cha In-Ho

Featherweight Match
Kim Se-Yeong vs Lee Jeong-Yeong

Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 040
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Jangchung Arena, Seoul, South Korea

Main Card

Openweight Championship
Mighty Mo vs Kang Dong-Kook

Middleweight Match
Fukuda Riki vs Kim Hoon

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Jeremy Brand started up this lovechild called back in 2009. It began as a hobby project and has turned into much more. In his spare time, you can find Jeremy on the mats, as he is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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