360GAME ROAD FC 026 update: Park Won-Sik and Denis Stojnic replacements announced
From ROAD FC:
360GAME presents ROAD FC 026: 9 October, 2015 at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea
"Parky" Park Won-SIk and Denis Stojnic pulled from ROAD FC 026, replacements are Choi Jong-Chan and Jairo Kusunoki
4 October, 2015 – 360GAME presents ROAD FC 026 will take place in Seoul, South Korea at the Jangchung Gymnasium on Hangeul Day, 9 October, 2015. The Unification of the Flyweight title between Jo Nam-Jin and Song Min-Jong will be the Main Event.
Park Won-Sik (29, Team MAD) is out of his ROAD FC debut because of illness. Former UFC fighter Denis Stojnic (35, GOLDEN GLORY) is also pulled from his match due to injury.
Park Won-Sik was to make his ROAD FC debut at 360GAME ROAD FC 026 against Shinji Sasaki (35, BURST). However, he will not be able to take part in this event because of illness. He was diagnosed with acute bronchitis. In hospital, tests also showed pneumonia.
Stepping up to take Park's place against Sasaki will be "Crying Fist" Choi Jong-Chan (34, TEAM J). Choi became known to the public as a contestant on "Crying Fist – Enter the Dragon". He is an elite judoka with excellent ground skills who has appeared twice in the ROAD FC Young Guns preliminary cards.
Choi's impressive performances show he is willing to engage in grappling mayhem, so this new match with Sasaki will not disappoint grappling fans!
In addition, Denis Stojnic will be unable to compete against Myung Hyun-Man (30, independent) due to an injury he sustained during training.
Taking Sojnic's place against Myung will be Jairo Kusunoki (41, SAMURAI DOJO). Kusunoki is a Japanese-Brazilian striker with pinpoint accuracy in his punches. He is as fresh to MMA as Myung is, however in kick boxing he is 9-8 with 6 KOS and in boxing he is 8-4 with 4 KOS.
Kusunoki and Myung are both powerful non-stop strikers who are guaranteed to have fans on their feet!
About the card changes, ROAD FC Director Kwon Yeong-Bok stated:
"We learned about Denis Stojnic's injury during the past month, and Park Won-Sik's illness has occurred in the last two days, so we searched for urgent replacements. We know they have been training a long time for this event and that it is a big disappointment. We hope both of them recover quickly. To the fighters Choi Jong-Chan and Jairo Kusunoki who were willing to participate with less than ten days' notice, we sincerely thank you very much."
As previously announced for ROAD FC 026, Inaugural Flyweight Champion Jo Nam-Jin and Interim Flyweight Champion Song Min-Jong will meet to unify the ROAD FC Flyweight Title and determine who is the king of the ROAD FC Flyweight division!
Also, Korean legend Choi Mu-Bae will finally match wrecking machine "Mighty Mo" Siala-Mou Siliga.
And, three "Crying Fist" reality TV series standouts – Hong Young-Ki, Han Yi-Moon and Kim Seung-Yeon – will be highlighted during the Main Card against worthy opponents that include two of China's most promising young fighters – He Nannan and Yuan Ye – and Jung Doo-Jae!
Event: "360 GAME" presents ROAD Fighting Championship 026
Date: Friday, 9 October, 2015
Place: Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, South Korea
Main event live at 20:00KST
Live PPV stream on Epicentre.tv at http://www.epicentre.tv/events/road-fc-026/
Flyweight Title Unification Match
Jo Nam-Jin vs Song Min-Jong
Choi Mu-Bae vs Siala-Mou Siliga
Myung-Hyun-Man vs Jairo Kusunoki
Hong Young-Gi vs He Nannan
Choi Jong-Chan vs Sasaki Shinji
Han Yi-Moon vs Yuan Ye
Kim Seung-Yeon vs Jung Doo-Jae
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!"
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