Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 opens full Main Card with 2 welterweight matches
16 October, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship is excited to announce the full Main Card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 on 19 November at the 9,400-seat Hebei Gymnasium in Shijiazhuang (石家庄), the capital and largest city of Hebei, China.
The Main Card is now complete with two added welterweight matches: China’s Song Kenan versus Russia’s Elnur Agaev, and China’s Dong Xin versus Korea’s La In-Jae.
Song Kenan (12-2, China Top Team) is one of the bright rising stars of Chinese MMA. He is on a six-fight win streak, five in a row by KO and a recent submission victory to mix things up. Heavy hands, great takedown defense, and grappling skills make Song a force in the welterweight division. Song’s most impressive victories are over Sanae Kikuta and Kenta Takagi.
Elnur Agaev (10-6, MFP) is a powerful and creative kicker with a deadly high kick. He uses these to set up his equally powerful takedowns, whether by double leg or hip throw. Agaev then likes to use his incredible top pressure to maul his opponents on the ground or pound them out. Agaev’s most important victory was a head kick that led to a referee stoppage to strikes over Vuyisile Colossa.
With two finishers who have contrasting styles, Song versus Agaev is sure to be a barn-burner match!
Also in the welterweight division, China’s Dong Xin and Korea’s La In-Jae return to ROAD FC to face each other.
Dong Xin (3-3, Xin Du MMA) is a tough product from the Xi’an Sports University who is showing impressive development in his recent outings. He is well-rounded and technical, with an arsenal of sanda kicks at his disposal.
La In-Jae (5-0, Apgujeong Gym) is a rising middleweight fighter from Korea who is making the more suitable drop to the welterweight division. His Muay Thai and grappling are both strong suits, as he’s proves with an undefeated record that continued after a long layoff.
Dong versus La will be a clash of striking styles between two MMA fighters and the audience might get to see some exciting ground work – but by whom?
Xiaomi ROAD FC 034
Headlining Xiaomi ROAD FC 034, ROAD FC Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom will make his third title defense against Turkish sensation Murat Kazgan. And, China’s beloved behemoth Aorigele will be back in action against Japan’s warhorse Kawaguchi Yusuke. Plus, Yan Xiaonan and Fujino Emi will make it a slugfest between two of the most brutal cross-continental female fighters in Asia. Bruno Miranda will look for a rebound versus Kim Seung-Yeon.
In an Openweight bang up, two countries’ national champion wrestlers will meet in MMA as China’s Hou Zhenlin faces Korea’s Shim Gun-Oh. China’s Strongman Champion Zhang Jianjun will take on Korean tough guy Kim Dae-Sung in another massive 100kgs match. Plus, two of the top flyweights in the division, Alatengheili and Jo Nam-Jin, will meet in match to determine the next Flyweight title contender.
Matches for the China Trials of the 32-man $1 Million 70kg Tournament and the remaining preliminary card matches will be announced soon.
Event: Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 034
Date: Saturday, 19 November, 2016
Place: Hebei Gymnasium, Shijiazhuang, China
Choi Mu-Gyeom VS Murat Kazgan
Aorigele VS Kawaguchi Yusuke
Yan Xiaonan VS Fujino Emi
Bruno Miranda VS Kim Seung-Yeon
Song Kenan VS Elnur Agaev
Hou Zhenlin VS Shim Gun-Oh
-100kg Catchweight Match
Zhang Jianjun VS Kim Dae-Sung
Alateng Heili VS Jo Nam-Jin
Dong Xin VS La In-Jae
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