Road Fighting Championship this Weekend in Busan

Mixed martial arts makes its return to Busan this weekend, with 12 bouts scheduled to take place at BEXCO on Saturday afternoon.

BUSAN, South Korea -- One of Asia’s top international mixed martial arts contests, the Road FC 010 in Busan, will take place starting on November 24 at 3 p.m. at the BEXCO Auditorium.

This is the 10th Road FC event, and there will be 12 matches. The contest expected to draw the most attention is the main event between Jeff Monson from the United States and Korea’s Kang Dong-gook.

The contest was hosted in Seoul until the seventh year, but to increase the popularity of mixed martial arts in local areas, it moved to regional areas from the eighth year.

Kang Dong-gook was a national competitor from 1999 to 2002, and this is his debut match in this event. Monson is a veteran who competed in UFC and other championships with a record of 46-1-13. He has experience fighting against Emelianenko Fedor and Chuck Liddell, two world-famous competitors in the sport.

Nam Yui-chul will also compete against Vuyisile Colossa in a separate match.

Tickets are available at BS Pop Busan ( or at Busan Bank branches. Prices range from 40,000 won ($36) to 60,000 won.

* Information: Road (033-766-7666)

Source: Busan City News


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