1 November, 2016 – ROAD Fighting Championship has opened the Young Guns 31 preliminary card for Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 on 10 December in Seoul, South Korea with a grudge match between “Crying Fist” stars Park Hyung-Geun and Kim Hyung-Su.
“Crying Fist” Season 3 runner-up Park Hyung-Geun (2-1, Ssabi MMA) launched into his pro MMA career with back to back wins, then dropped a stunning loss by a head kick from Japanese Shooto Champ Nezu Yuta. Park has shown that his grappling and striking are both well-rounded, so he’ll be aiming to rub the tarnish off against a long time foe.
“Crying Fist” Season 3 competitor Kim Hyung-Su (2-1, Kim Dae Hwan MMA) is a powerful wrestler who made his pro MMA debut against none other than Kron Gracie, when no others would step up. After the loss, he earned good decision wins in ROAD FC at lightweight and feather. Kim was eliminated from the season, but his back story of being a cancer survivor and helping other children in need endeared him to fans.
In “Crying Fist” the bad blood between these two started, but they didn’t get to settle the score on the show. So, at ROAD FC 016 Park and Kim were set to make their pro debut against each other. Unfortunately, Kim was sidelined with an injury. Recently the smack talk between the two has gotten heated again.
“He’s just a stupid wrestler.”
“He’s got pillows for fists.”
At Xiaomi ROAD 035, the long-brewing battle of words and styles between prospects ark and Kim will finally play out in the cage!
Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 in Seoul
Profits from Xiaomi ROAD FC 035 will go to benefit pediatric cancer patients under the “ROAD FC Love Sharing Project”. As previously announced, actor Kim Bo-Sung makes his fighting debut at 50 against Tetsuo Kondo. Plus, ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol will face challenger Sasaki Shinji. And, ROAD FC Middleweight Champion Cha Jung-Hwan will take in Choi Young.
Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 in China
Prior to the ROAD FC event on 10, December, Xiaomi ROAD FC 034 will take place on 19 November in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China. Featured will be ROAD FC Featherweight Champion Choi Mu-Gyeom facing challenger Murat Kazgan, and the China Trials for the 2017 ROAD FC $1 Million 70kg Tournament.
Event: Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 034
Date: Saturday, 19 November, 2016
Place: Hebei Gymnasium, Shijiazhuang, China
Live in China on CCTV5
Live in South Korea on SuperAction
Live in Japan on Abema TV
Live internationally on Epicentre.com
Event: Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 035
Date: Saturday, 10 December, 2016
Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Special Charity Welterweight Match
Kim Bo-Sung vs Kondo Tetsuo
Kwon A-Sol vs Sasaki Shinji
Cha Jung-Hwan vs Choi Young
Kim Soo-Chul vs TBA
Young Guns 31
Park Hyung-Geun vs Kim Hyung-Su
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