The UFC, the world’s best mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, will once again hold ‘Road to UFC’, an event that gives promising fighters a chance to enter.
The UFC announced that it will open ‘Road to UFC Season 2’ on the 27th and 28th of next month at the UFC Performance Institute in Shanghai, China.
In this tournament, 8 fighters in 4 weight classes, including flyweight (-56.7kg), bantamweight (-61.2kg), featherweight (-65.8kg), and light weight (-70.3kg), compete in a tournament format to determine the winner. The winner is given the chance to sign with the UFC and fight on the world stage. Four extra-curricular matches are also planned to be played at this tournament to give Asian prospects an extra chance.카지노사이트
Seven Korean players will participate this season. The contestants will be flyweight △Lee Jeong-hyeon (20, 8 wins) △Choi Seung-guk (26, 6 wins, 2 losses). Bantamweight △Lee Chang-ho (28, 7 wins, 1 loss) Featherweight △Kim Sang-won (30, 9 wins, 1 draw, 5 losses) △Ki Won-bin (32, 17 wins, 8 losses) △Kim Sang-wook (29, 7 wins, 1 loss) △Hong Seong-chan (32 years old) 9 wins and 1 loss)
In the opening round, Junghyun Lee will face Mark Climaco (Philippines). Choi Seung-guk has a flyweight match with Sumit Kumar (India). Lee Chang-ho will meet Rana Rudra Pratap Singh (India) in a bantamweight match, and Kim Sang-won will meet Sas Keisuke (Japan) in a featherweight match.
Kim Sang-wook, who made his face known through the variety shows ‘Steel Troop’ and ‘Physical 100’, will have his first match against Kazuma Maruyama (Japan) in the lightweight division. Ki Ki-bin will face Baha Turbo Ray Batter Borati (China), and Hong Seong-chan will face Long Ju (China) in the lightweight division.
In the non-tournament match, welterweight Kim Han-seul (32, 13-4) and Yoo Sang-hoon (33, 7-2) face tiebreaker Noor Aji (China) and Chris Hoffman (Philippines), respectively.
Flyweight Park Hyeon-seong and featherweight Lee Jung-young, winners of Road to UFC Season 1, held from June last year to February this year, have successfully signed contracts with the UFC.