Korean fighters Choi Seung-guk and Park Hyeon-seong will face off in the flyweight final of ‘ROAD TO UFC’. Featherweight Lee Jung-young will face a Chinese fighter in the final.
UFC, the world’s best mixed martial arts organization, announced on the 12th that the finals of the first ROAD TO UFC tournament will be held at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on the 5th of next month. The final will be held prior to the fight between UFC ‘Fight Night’ Derek Lewis and Sergey Spivak.
The ROAD TO UFC winner will sign a contract with the UFC and will be active in the UFC. In this tournament, a total of 32 fighters, 8 from each of the four weight classes, flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, and lightweight, competed to determine the finalists. 스포츠토토
In the flyweight division, Choi Seung-guk (6 wins, 1 loss) and Park Hyeon-seong (7 wins, undefeated) face off in the final. Choi won a unanimous decision victory over Rama Spandi (Indonesia) in the quarterfinals and Chiu Luan (China) in the semifinals. Park Hyeon-seong advanced to the final by defeating Jeremiah Sirega (Indonesia) by KO in the first round and Topnoi Kiaram (Thailand) by submission in the first round.
Featherweight Lee Jung-young will face Li Ji (China) in the final. Lee Jung-young defeated Xiebin (China) by first-round submission in the quarterfinals and Lu Kai (China) by KO in the first round in the semifinals.
UFC Senior Vice President and Asia President Kevin Chang said, “ROAD TO UFC has been a phenomenal success with Asia’s hottest up-and-comers showing exceptional performances and engaging local fans. We will have the opportunity to represent our country by signing the agreement.”