ROAD FC 055 ADDS CHRIS BARNETT VS SHIM GUN-OH AT OPENWEIGHT FULL MATCHES LINE UP ANNOUNCED

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Openweight Match Chris Barnett vs Shim Gun-Oh

 

In an openweight smasher, the exciting Chris “Beast Boy” Barnett (18-6, Barnett Taekwondo Academy) returns to ROAD FC in a rematch versus Shim Gun-Oh (5-3-0-1, Kim Dae Hwan MMA). Barnett brings Taekwondo kicking skills into the cage against Shim’s powerful wrestling. Two years ago at ROAD FC 045, Barnett finished Shim with a spinning back kick, but Shim has won two matches back to back and is adamant that he keep that momentum going.

 

ROAD FC Featherweight Championship

 

As previously announced, ROAD FC Featherweight Champion Lee Jeong-Young will make his first title defense agains undefeated prospect Park Hae-Jin. These two well-rounded and extremely aggressive young prospects will deliver an incredible ROAD FC performance proving the future of Korean MMA.

 

ROAD FC 055

 

A banger of a fan favorite match is set between boxer Nandin-Erdene and Taekwondo master Hong Young-Ki. Both fighters almost never go to decision, so fans can expect a truly action-packed fight. Hong Yun-Ha will welcome teenage sensation Kim Kyo-Lin to her first professional match at 53kgs. The flyweight division will play host to a Korea vs Russia match as Jeong Won-Hee meets Emil Abbasov. The welterweight division continues to heat up with the pairing of Jeong Yun-Jae and Lee Hyung-Seok.

 

Young Guns 44 opening matches

 

Japan’s undefeated prospect Takagi Daisho takes on ROAD’s international representative Yun Ho-Young. More Korea versus Russia action sees Choi Woo-Hyuk take on Shoiatbek Bazarbaev. Jin Ik-Tae and Kim Chang-Hee will take the limelight as exciting openweight sluggers.

 

New Wave MMA ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA. From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment. As we say in Korea, “Fighting!”

 

 

Event: ROAD Fighting Championship 055

Date: September 8, 2019

City: Daegu, South Korea

 

Featherweight Championship

Lee Jeong-Young vs Park Hae-Jin

 

Openweight Match

Chris Barnett vs Shim Gun-Oh

 

Lightweight Match

Nandin-Erdene vs Hong Young-Ki

 

Flyweight Match

Jeong Won-Hee vs Emil Abbasov

 

Women’s -53kg Catchweight Match

Hong Yun-Ha vs Kim Kyo-Lin

 

Welterweight Match

Jeong Yun-Jae vs Lee Hyung-Seok

 

Young Guns 44

 

Flyweight Match

Takagi Daisho vs Yun Ho-Young

 

Lightweight Match

Yeo Je-Woo vs Shin Ji-Seung

 

Bantamweight Match

Aleksei Fedoseev vs Shin Jae-Hwan

 

Openweight Match

Jin Ik-Tae vs Oh Il-Hak

 

Lightweight Match

Choi Woo-Hyuk vs Shoiatbek Bazarbaev

 

Bantamweight Match

Lee Jeong-Hyeon vs Hwang Chang-Hwan

 

Featherweight Match

Kim Tae-Sung vs Yang Ji-Hwan

 

 

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ROAD Inc. Marketing Dept.

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About ROAD Fighting Championship

 

The sport of MMA is booming in Asia; since 2010, ROAD Fighting Championship has been at the forefront of the incredible growth. In this new era of Mixed Martial Arts, ROAD is committed to creating more opportunities for all fighters in growth, experience, and support. The amateur and semi-pro Central and Into Leagues provide a structured, safe, and competitive atmosphere for beginning fighters. The Young Guns undercard series brings these up and coming fighters into the spotlight as professionals.

 

ROAD FC events are held in major cities across Korea, Japan, and China featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters. ROAD FC events are broadcast live and delay in Korea, China, and Japan, Southeast Asia on KIX, and streamed live in the US on DAZN, in China on Panda.tv, in Southeast Asia on SportsFix.tv, and in other countries on YouTube. The full archive of ROAD FC events are available on demand on YouTube and Epicentre.tv, and in China on Xunlei KanKan.

 

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