ROAD Fighting Championship opens Fight Week for ROAD FC 054 which will take place this Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Wonju, South Korea. The Middleweight Championship between La In-Jae and Yang Hae-Jun will be the main event.

Middleweight Championship

The main event at ROAD FC 054 will be the first title defense for Middleweight Champion La In-Jae. He will take on challenger Yang Hae-Jun, one of the most well-known Korean fighters of the last ten years. La’s rise to become the ROAD Champion has been meteoric, so he wants to prove to the world that he’s no longer a prospect. He will again be tested by the power of deep experience that challenger Yang possesses, champion.


Another match in the hot middleweight division sees stand out rookie Hwang In-Su back in action against all-rounder Choi Won-Jun. Kim Se-Young meets his second opponent from Russia’s MPF, the entertaining Evgeniy Ryazanov.

Wonju’s hometown hero Yoo Jae-Nam will face Kim Tae-Gyun as they both fight to climb back into the bantamweight rankings. Openweight fighters will again make a big noise in a match between Shim Gun-Oh and Ryu Ki-Hoon. To open up the main card, thrilling Muay Thai striker Jang Ik-Hwan takes on rising bantamweight prospect Jung Sang-Jin.

Young Guns 43

The main event for the Young Guns 43 preliminary card will be a women’s atomweight match between former title challenger Park Jeong-Eun and Shim Yu-Ri, the inevitable clash between two of Korea’s most exciting female fighters. .

Muay Thai champion Oh Du-Seok will take on “Fearless Guys” TV show contestant Park Chan-Soo in a definite stand up war. Park Jae-Seong and Kim Young-Han will present a contrast of styles in the bantamweight division.

Three opening matches will showcase new prospects. Jang Jung-Hyuk versus Choi Woo-Hyuk in the lightweight division, a women’s bout between Rowan Pilger and Park Ha-Jeong, and National Muay Thai champion Kim Jin-Kuk versus Park Sung-Jun at bantamweight.

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 054

Date: June 15, 2019

Venue: Wonju Gymnasium

City: Wonju, South Korea

Young Guns start: 16:00KST

Main card start: 19:00KST

Korea broadcast: SpoTV

USA broadcast: DAZN

Canada broadcast: The Fight Network

Global stream: Afreeca.TV (live link announced on day of event) 

Middleweight Championship

La In-Jae vs Yang Hae-Jun

Middleweight Match

Hwang In-Su vs Choi Won-Jun

Featherweight Match

Kim Se-Young vs Evgeniy Ryazanov

Bantamweight Match

Yoo Jae-Nam vs Kim Tae-Gyun

Openweight Match

Shim Gun-Oh vs Ryu Ki-Hoon

Bantamweight Match

Jang Ik-Hwan vs Jung Sang-Jin


Women’s Atomweight Match

Park Jeong-Eun vs Shim Yu-Ri

Featherweight Match

Oh Du-Seok vs Park Chan-Soo

Bantamweight Match

Park Jae-Seong vs Kim Young-Han

Women’s Bantamweight Match

Rowan Pilger vs Park Ha-Jeong

Lightweight Match

Jang Jung-Hyuk vs Choi Woo-Hyuk

Bantamweight Match

Kim Jin-Kuk vs Park Sung-Jun

About the Author

Jeremy Deschner
Black Belt in American Karate from the Texas Karate Institute. Now training in Brazilian Jiujitsu in Japan. Twitter: @mmajpn1 @jiujitsu_Jedi

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