ROAD FC opens Young Guns 29 undercard with 7 fights
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.
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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