ROAD FC 055 OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP LEE JEONG-YOUNG MAKES FIRST DEFENSE AGAINST PARK HAE-JIN





ROAD Fighting Championship announces the next event. ROAD FC 055 will take place on 8 September 2019 in Daegu, South Korea. The main event will be Lee Jeong-Young’s first defense of the Featherweight title against challenger Park Hae-Jin.

ROAD FC Featherweight Championship

ROAD FC Featherweight Champion Lee Jeong-Young (6-1, Ssen Gym) earned his first title in spectacular fashion by defeating two-time champion Choi Mu-Gyeom in a dramatic striking battle. On his run to the championship, he had an amazing second round stoppage of warhorse Brazilian jiu jitsu fighter Marcio Cesar, and avenged his only loss against Se Young- Kim.

Park Hae-Jin (7-0, Kingdom) put himself first in line for the title shot after defeating Evgeniy Ryazanov by rear naked choke at ROAD FC 049. It was his first submission finish in a three-year undefeated career against consistently more experienced opponents. Park has fought in ROAD FC and Japan’s ZST during his burgeoning career.

These two well-rounded and extremely aggressive young prospects are now at the top of the featherweight division, especially with their Brazilian jiu jitsu acumen. This title fight – Lee’s first defense and Park’s most important challenge – will deliver another incredible ROAD FC performance.

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

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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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