ROAD FC Announces 15 Events For 2014 & Partnership With CJ E&M

ROAD Fighting Championship announces a full schedule for 2014 that will feature 15 events in Seoul, across South Korea, and Japan. To broadcast all of these events in Korea and to procure international distribution, ROAD FC has secured a partnership with South Korea’s largest media conglomerate, CJ E&M.

ROAD FC expanded the fighter roster this year by signing many international fighters such as Joachim Hansen, Sokoudjou, Michihiro Omigawa, Issei Tamura, and Riki Fukuda. The legendary MMA icon Minowaman had his 100th fight at ROAD FC 13. Lightweight and Bantamweight Tournaments yielded ROAD FC Champions from thrilling battles: Nam Yui-Chul twice met and defeated Kume Takasuke, and Lee Kil-Woo closely edged out Min Jung-Song. ROAD FC fighters also represented abroad in Japan, Singapore, and Kazakhstan. The ROAD FC Official Gym opened in Seoul as the largest and most well-equipped MMA training facility.

ROAD FC’s partnership with CJ E&M will continue the broadcast in South Korea and look to expand it on an international scale. CJ E&M is South Korea’s biggest media conglomerate, incorporating broadcasting assets CJ Media and On Media; CJ Entertainment (film); Mnet Media (music); plus gamers O Media Holdings and CJ Internet. CJ E&M is a subsidiary of CJ Corporation, one of the leading South Korean companies in the food, pharmacy, finance and home shopping industries. CJ has built up global competitiveness over the last forty years and is vigorously entering into major regions of the world based on experience and capability, penetrating into the global market throughout Japan, China, Europe, the U.S. and South America (especially Brazil).

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