Korean MMA Fans, what an exciting event ROAD FC 029 was! From big knockouts to toe-to-toe standup battles, the fighters put on a show in South Korea this past weekend. My favorite takeaway from this event: witnessing the successful progression of Korean mixed martial arts. Let’s take a look at each fight. Continue reading ROAD FC 029: Mu Gyeom Choi vs Marlon Sandro Results and Review (Fight Videos Included)
Korean MMA Fans, there was a big upset in the main event of ROAD FC 028! I’m talking about the ‘Stonecutter’ Jung Hwan Cha, who overcame adversity to defeat Japan’s MMA veteran, Riki Fukuda, by knockout in the 2nd round. After dealing with Fukuda’s wrestling and offensive style, Cha countered with a perfectly timed right hook that shut down his opponent. Continue reading ROAD FC 028: Jung Hwan Cha Defeats Riki Fukuda, Becomes New Middleweight Champion! (Full Fight Video Included)
Korean MMA Fans, check out the full fight video above to catch the action from ROAD FC 027 in China! It is a heavyweight clash between Korea’s Hyun Man Myung (명현만) and China’s Liang Lingyu. In this openweight tournament match, the Korean heavyweight fighter, Hyun Man Myung, showed the MMA world why it’s dangerous to stand and trade with him. It took him a mere 13 seconds to eliminate his opponent. With quick punches and well-timed knees, Myung sent a big message to all the other heavyweights in the division. With his last two wins coming by KO or TKO, Myung has spent only 48 seconds inside the cage in his last two outings. He is a man on a mission. Let’s see what he brings for 2016.
Korean MMA Fans, the openweight tournament at ROAD FC 027 in China introduced us to a new force in the heavyweight division. His name is Hyun Man Myung (명현만), and he is looking to blaze through this tournament with speed, accuracy, and knockout power. Standing 6 feet 3 inches tall, and tipping the scales at 260 pounds, the South Korean fighter shows off his kickboxing skills in ferocious style. Continue reading ROAD FC 027 China: Hyun Man Myung Wins by KO in 13 Seconds! | 명현만 선수 13초 KO 승
Korean MMA Fans, check out this emotional post fight interview with Jae Hun Kim (김재훈). After a tough loss in his fight at ROAD FC 027 in China, the 26 year old heavyweight fighter did not have many words. However, he did have a message for the fans: “I’ve been training for only one year, and this loss will make me train harder. I will come back better, and I don’t mean to say just empty words, but I will show that I can be better.” As fans, we ask for just that. Continue reading ROAD FC 027 China: Jae Hun Kim Post-Fight Interview | Teammate Hyun Man Myung Has Words for Aorigele
Korean MMA Fans, watch the openweight tournament fight between Korea’s Hong Man Choi (최홍만) and China’s Luoquanchao at ROAD FC 027 in China. The Korean giant, wards off the early aggression by clinching with his opponent against the cage. Continue reading ROAD FC 027 China: Hong Man Choi vs Luoquanchao Fight Video | 로드FC 027 최홍만 vs 로우췐차오 영상
The openweight tournament match between Korea’s Jae Hun Kim (김재훈) and China’s Aorigele ended in controversy as referee Herb Dean was forced to physically wrestle the Chinese heavyweight in order to stop the fight. Aorigele rocked Kim early in the first round and was able to follow up with ground and pound to finish his opponent. However, it was his continued aggression even after the referee stepped in that overcast a shadow on his winning performance. Continue reading ROAD FC 027 China: Jae Hun Kim vs Aorigele Fight Video | Referee Herb Dean Wrestles Aorigele to Stop the Fight
Korean MMA Fans, watch this highlight video to catch the big man, Hyun Man Myung (명현만), in action! It took this Korean heavyweight just 35 seconds to finish his opponent in his last fight in October. His next test is fast approaching as he is set to take on China’s Lingyu Liang next weekend at ROAD FC 027. Continue reading Hyun Man Myung ROAD FC 026 Fight Highlights Video | 명현만 로드FC 026 경기 하이라이트 영상
Korean MMA Fans, watch this sick highlight video of ROAD FC fighter, Young Ki Hong (홍영기)! Representing the Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do, Hong promises and delivers plenty of awesome kicks in his fights. Continue reading Young Ki Hong ROAD FC Highlight Video | 홍영기 로드FC 하이라이트 영상
Korean MMA Fans, check out Mu Bae Choi (최무배) demonstrate the ‘Busan Suplex’ wrestling technique! As a former Greco-Roman wrestler, the 45 year old heavyweight fighter looks to avenge his recent loss in his rematch against Mighty Mo next weekend at ROAD FC 027 in China. Although his background is in wrestling, Choi also packs a punch with 6 of his 12 career wins coming by TKO or KO. Be sure to watch his fight on December 26th!
Also check out his pre-fight interview here.