ROAD FC 32: Fukuda Riki injured, Albert Cheng and Women’s Bouts Added

ROAD FC 32
ROAD FC 32

ROAD FC 32 takes a big blow with the title eliminator match between Fukuda Riki and Kim Hoon being postponed. However, the organization adds a few fights in the women’s division and Albert Chang makes his second appearance.

Fukuda Riki - cut
Fukuda Riki – cut

Fukuda Riki versus Kim Hoon was one of the highly anticipated matches coming up at ROAD FC 32. Unfortunately, Riki sustained a huge cut which looks to be a few inches over his right eye while training in Japan. It seems that the injury will not heal in time to be ready to fight at the event. As a result, no replacement will be found and the bout will be postponed to a later date.

Looking on the bright side of things, the promotion announced a few intriguing women’s bouts which includes Chinese striker Lin Heqin (2-1 Overall, 0-0 ROAD FC) versus Japanese prospect Nori Date (2-2 Overall, 0-0 ROAD FC) and Korean sweetheart Lee Ye-Ji (1-2 Overall, 1-2 ROAD FC) versus Japanese kickboxer Hana Date (1-2 Overall, 0-0 ROAD FC).

All the women competitors are coming off impressive wins except for Hana Date, who lost via armlock to Saori Ishioka at DEEP Jewels 12 in early June.

Also added to the card will be UFC veteran Albert Cheng (7-3 Overall, 1-0 ROAD FC) taking on Korean strangler Lee Hyung-Seok (11-7 Overall, 7-4 ROAD FC).

Cheng will be coming in riding a 5-fight winning streak while Lee will be returning from a two years layoff.

ROAD FC 32
July 2nd, 2016
Hunan International Trade and Exhibition Center
Changsha, China

PART 2

Openweight Main Event
Aorigele vs Bob Sapp

Women’s Catchweight Match (-56kg)
Lin Heqin vs Nori Date

Featherweight Match
Jumabieke Tuerxun vs Kim Soo-Chul

Women’s Catchweight Match (-46.5kg)
Lee Ye-Ji vs Hana Date

Heavyweight Match
Hou Zhenlin vs Gwak Byeong-In

PART 1

Lightweight Match
Albert Cheng vs Lee Hyeung-Seok

Flyweight Match
Liu Xiaoyang vs Asakura Ka

Bantamweight Match
He Jianwei vs Jang Dae-Yeong

Featherweight Match
Huang Zhenyue vs Oh Du-Seok