The world will witness a brand new MMA promotion launching in Korea come February 2021. The promotion is called The Beast Championship and they will debut their first event headlined by a flyweight fight between Chang Ho Lee and Joo Hwan Kim.
Lee (6-0) will be dropping down a division for this flyweight fight. Kim’s (6-2) most recent outing was at OWS 9 back in 2019 where he stopped Saharat Khongsawat.
This event will feature MTK Global MMA talent Yerin Hong fighting out of Korea training at DK Gym. Hong is ranked 12th of 45 active South Korea women (pound for pound). Shes coming into this bout with two wins under her belt with her most recent win against Kyo Lin Kim at Zeus FC 5. She will be facing Inyeong Choi making her Pro MMA debut. This bout will be in the Strawweight division.
The event is set for February 27th and will be broadcast on YouTube. Stay tuned to FightBook MMA for more information about venue and ticket information.
The Beast Championship 1 Fight Card (so far):
Chang Ho Lee vs. Joo Hwan Kim (Flyweight)
Myung Hwan Kim vs. Seung Jun Lee (Heavyweight)
Brennan Cleveland vs. Chul Ahn (Lightweight)
Hyo Je Cho vs. Sang Min Park (Flyweight)
Min Hyuk Lee vs. Will Chope (Lightweight)
Eun Bi Cho vs. Kyorin Kim (Strawweight)
Tareyoon Kang vs. Myeungju Lee (Bantamweight)
Chan Jung Park vs. Harang Choi (Bantamweight)
Yerin Hong vs. Inyeong Choi (Strawweight)
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