ROAD FC 029: Mu Gyeom Choi vs Marlon Sandro Results and Review (Fight Videos Included)

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)

ROAD FC 028: Jung Hwan Cha Defeats Riki Fukuda, Becomes New Middleweight Champion! (Full Fight Video Included)

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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)

Dong Hyun Kim’s Backspin Elbow KO Makes it onto Bisping’s Top 5 Spinning Attacks in UFC

Korean MMA Fans, it looks like the ‘Stun Gun’ Dong Hyun Kim’s handiwork inside the Octagon is getting recognition from the ‘Count’ Michael Bisping. Check out the video clip above to watch UFC Now episode 302 where Bisping mentions Dong Hyun Kim’s spinning elbow knockout of John Hathaway on his list for Top 5 Spinning Attacks. It’s always good to see the Stun Gun get the credit he deserves for his fighting performances. On behalf of the Korean MMA community, thank you to Mr. Bisping for noticing, remembering, and sharing this highlight moment.

Kwan Ho Kwak Wins PXC Bantamweight Championship Title by Unanimous Decision (Full Fight Video Included)

Korea’s Kwan Ho Kwak became the new PXC (Pacific Xtreme Combat) bantamweight champion after defeating Guam’s Kyle Aguon by unanimous decision at the PXC 51 co-main event. The Korean Top Team fighter, Kwak, went into this bout with an undefeated professional MMA record (7 – 0). After winning the TOP FC bantamweight championship title in his last outing, the man nicknamed, “Handsome” was looking to add another belt to his collection. Continue reading Kwan Ho Kwak Wins PXC Bantamweight Championship Title by Unanimous Decision (Full Fight Video Included)

Interview Video with ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim Post UFC Seoul | 마에스트로 김동현 인터뷰 영상

Korean MMA Fans, check out this interview video with the ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim (김동현)! This interview takes place about a month after the UFC Seoul event in South Korea. As a late replacement for the injured Hyun Gyu Lim (임현규), Kim had an opportunity to step up to the welterweight division and suffered a brutal loss in his Octagon debut. Watch the video to see what he has to say about his fight and what he plans to do next.

Rough translation is provided below: Continue reading Interview Video with ‘Maestro’ Dong Hyun Kim Post UFC Seoul | 마에스트로 김동현 인터뷰 영상

Hyun Man Myung vs Liang Lingyu Full Fight Video ROAD FC 027 China | 명현만 vs 리앙리위 로드FC 027 경기 영상

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.

ROAD FC 027 China: Hyun Man Myung Wins by KO in 13 Seconds! | 명현만 선수 13초 KO 승

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

Soo Chul Kim Wins at Rizin FF | 김수철 선수 라이진 FF 승리 (Fight Video Included)

The New Year is fast approaching and in Japan, the new mixed martial arts promotion, Rizin FF, is under way with their 3 day event. Bringing back memories of the old Pride FC days, the events are headlined by MMA legends such as Fedor Emelianenko, Shinya Aoki, and Kazushi Sakuraba. Among the fighters is Korea’s ROAD FC fighter, Soo Chul Kim (김수철).

As a former ONE FC Bantamweight champion, Soo Chul Kim, faced off against Brazil’s Maike Linhares. Continue reading Soo Chul Kim Wins at Rizin FF | 김수철 선수 라이진 FF 승리 (Fight Video Included)

ROAD FC 027 China: Jae Hun Kim Post-Fight Interview | Teammate Hyun Man Myung Has Words for Aorigele

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

ROAD FC 027 China: Hong Man Choi vs Luoquanchao Fight Video | 로드FC 027 최홍만 vs 로우췐차오 영상

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