ROAD FC 48: RYO bumped to defending champ vs La In-Jae

ROAD FC 48 will take place on July 28, 2018 in Wonju, South Korea. The main event was set to be a long-awaited rematch between middleweight champ Cha Jung-Hwan and interim champ Choi Young “RYO”.

Today the promotion announced that Cha ruptured a ligament in his ankle and had to withdraw from the match. Guven that he has not defended his belt since 2016 due to multiple injuries, his title has been recinded. RYO jumps from interim champion to defending champion.

At ROAD FC 48, RYO will face a new opponent in his first defense. La In-Jae has been bumped up to the main event title challenge slot. Previously he was scheduled to face Jeon Uh-Jin. La is undefeated with a record of 7-0-1 and represents Team Korea MMA.

Choi Wun-Jun of MMA Story steps in to face Jeon.

ROAD FC 48
July 28, 2018

#14 Middleweight Championship
Champion Young Choi vs La In-Jae

#13 Middleweight
Michel Pereira vs. Hae Jun Yang

#12 Women’s Atomweight
Ye Ji Lee vs. Mika Arai

#11 Middleweight
Uh Jin Jeon vs. Choi Wun-Joon

#10 Lightweight
Dong Guk Shin vs. Tamotsu Hayashi

#9 Middleweight
Dae Sung Kim vs. Jong Hwan Lee

#8 Bantamweight
Jae Nam Yoo vs. Yi Moon Han

#7 Lightweight
Hyung Soo Kim vs. Chang Geun Jeon

#6 Flyweight
Jong Hyun Kwak vs. Soo Wan Park

#5 Bantamweight
Yi Sak Kim vs. B. Damlanpurev

#4 Bantamweight
B. Uulu Toichubaev vs. Sang Jin Jung

#3 Featherweight
Seung Min Baek vs. Do Hyung Kwon

#2 Bantamweight
Jae Sung Park vs. Tae Young Ahn

#1 Heavyweight
Han Yong Lee vs. Ik Tae Jin