ROAD FC 047: Openweight Grand Prix announced

ROAD FC 047: Openweight Grand Prix announced

RoadFC - March 27, 2018
1 K Views

ROAD FC has held five events in China since 2015, and Xiaomi ROAD FC 047 marks the return to the capital city of Beijing in two years. The event will take place in the Cadillac Arena, originally the Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center, a 20,000-capacity indoor arena that was recently constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics basketball preliminaries and finals.

The Openweight Grand Prix marks the start of the new ROAD FC plan to host exciting annual tournaments across different weight divisions. This 8-man format will pair the most engaging Mixed Martial Artists who will seek to blitz their way to a cash prize, killer trophy, and the right to claim the title of 2018 ROAD FC Openweight Grand Prix Champion!

The first ROAD FC Openweight Grand Prix and the first event in China for 2018 would not be complete without including the fan favorite surging young fighter, Aorigele. The “Kung Fu Panda” (6-3-0-1, Xindu Martial Arts Club) has gone 6-1 in his professional record with ROAD FC. All of his wins are by KO/TKO including those over Yusuke Kawaguchi, Bob Sapp, and the legendary Kazuyuki Fujita. Aorigele will cement his prospect status at just 23-years old with his inclusion in the first ROAD FC Openweight Grand Prix.

Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 047
May 12, 2018
Cadillac Arena
Beijing, China

2018 Openweight Grand Prix Match
Aorigele vs TBA


ROAD Fighting Championship has been at the forefront of the incredible growth. In this new era of Mixed Martial Arts, ROAD is committed to creating more opportunities for all fighters in growth, experience, and support. The amateur and semi-pro Central and Into Leagues provide a structured, safe, and competitive atmosphere for beginning fighters. The Young Guns undercard series brings these up and coming fighters into the spotlight as professionals. ROAD FC events are held in major cities across Korea, Japan, and China featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters. ROAD FC events are broadcast live and delay in Korea, China, and Japan, Southeast Asia on KIX, and streamed live in the US on DAZN, in China on, in Southeast Asia on, and in other countries on YouTube. The full archive of ROAD FC events are available on demand on YouTube and, and in China on Xunlei KanKan.