ROAD FC to air on KIX TV starting April 4th

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ROAD FC has announced a new international television broadcast.  ROAD FC past events will be aired on KIX throughout SouthEast Asia starting April 4, 2014 (tonight).

The KIX deal kicks off immediately with airings of ROAD FC 2 across SouthEast Asia tonight at 10pm.

Press release:

ROAD Fighting Championship to premier on KIX Channel beginning 4 April, 2014

ROAD Fighting Championship, Asia’s number 1 MMA league, will air first and exclusively on Celestial Tiger Entertainment’s KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment, starting from 4 April, 2014.  As South Korea’s premier Mixed Martial Arts league, ROAD FC showcases the most exciting fights of Korea’s brightest MMA stars along with top international talent from Japan, Brazil, Europe, and the USA. 

On KIX, watch ROAD FC events from the very beginning to see Korean fighters challenge and make their way on to the international stage, like new superstars Kang Kyung-Ho and Nam Yui-Chul.  Catch the excitement as international MMA stars leave their mark on Asia, such as Joachim Hansen, Denis Kang, Melvin Manhoef, Minowaman, Jeff Monson, and Riki Fukuda.  Experience the anticipation as Champions from all over the world come to challenge in Korea from such esteemed promotions as Pancrase, Shooto and DREAM in Japan, WOCS in Brazil, and of course UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, and many more.

ROAD FC is honored join other premier international MMA fight promotions on KIX, “the home of combat sports in Asia”: Bellator MMA, the largest tournament-based MMA promotion in the world; BAMMA, the No. 1 MMA event in the UK; M-1, featuring battles between Europe’s top MMA clubs; and Enfusion Live, the kickboxing event starring a new generation of fighters.

ROAD FC premieres on Friday, April 4, at 10pm, on KIX in the following countries:

Hong Kong – KIX on Now TV, HK Broadband Network, TVB Network Vision
Indonesia – KIX on Indovision/Okevision, Telkomvision, Grovia TV, Aora, Orange TV
Malaysia and Brunei – KIX HD Astro, Kristal Astro
Philippines –  Skycable (channel 63), Cignal, Globe Destiny Cable (channel 10), Cablelink (channel 55)
Singapore – StarHub Cable TV (channel 518), KIX HD SingTel MioTV (channel 309)
Thailand – CTH, MeTV

For the month of April, the episodes are as follows:

4/4 – ROAD FC 002 – Alive (Dennis Kang, Doo-Won Seo, Koji Ando, Kim Soo-Chul)
4/11 – ROAD FC 003 – Explosion (Kyung-Ho Kang, Lee Kil-Woo, Denis Kang)
4/18 – ROAD FC 004 – Young Guns (Yui-Chul Nam, Doo-Won Seo, Jae-Young Kim, Lee Eun-Su)
4/25 – ROAD FC 005 – Night of Champions (Shungo Oyama, Denis Kang, Vuyisile Colossa, Nam Yui-Chul, Kang Kyung-Ho)

WIN A TRIP TO SEE ROAD FC LIVE!

As part of the ROAD FC premiere in Southeast Asia, KIX is launching a regional contest by offering viewers a chance to win a trip to Seoul, Korea to watch ROAD FC live!  The contest will run from the date of this announcement to April 27, 2014 in Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Viewers can simply log on to the KIX Facebook page (www.facebook.com/WatchKIX) to enter the contest.

About ROAD Fighting Championship

ROAD FC is the stage where legends shine, rookies thrill, and epic battles are waged that determine the future of MMA.  From the pageantry of the grand entrance to the final crunch of the KO, ROAD FC showcases the very best of Mixed Martial Arts sports and entertainment. 

The sport of MMA is booming in South Korea, and behind the incredible growth is ROAD FC.  As this new era of Mixed Martial Arts begins, ROAD FC is committed to creating more opportunities for 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.  “ROAD FC – KOREA” monthly events now will provide many more opportunities for foreign fighters to compete and ascend in the rankings.  ROAD FC numbered series events with the Young Guns undercard will be held approximately four times a year in major cities across Korea and Japan in 2014, featuring the most exciting and well-recognized Korean and international MMA fighters.

As we say in Korea, “Fighting!”

For updates please visit the ROAD FC website at www.ROADFC.com and the Official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/roadfightingchampionship.

About KIX 

KIX is the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia. KIX offers action fans a high-octane blend of programs including combat sports, blockbuster action movies, hit action series and cutting-edge reality shows. With first and exclusive premieres every month, KIX guarantees you non-stop adrenaline-pumping entertainment. So get into the action with KIX! 

About Celestial Tiger Entertainment

CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT (CTE) is a diversified media company dedicated to entertaining audiences in Asia and beyond. The company focuses on the operation of branded pay television channels, content creation and content distribution targeted at Asian consumers.

CTE operates a powerful bouquet of distinct pay television channels including: CELESTIAL MOVIES, the most widely distributed 24-hour Chinese movie channel in the world; CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES, the gateway to an unparalleled array of Chinese movie masterpieces; CELESTIAL MOVIES HD, the latest Chinese movies in high definition; cHK, a one-stop channel for cool, chic, and contemporary celebrity-powered Hong Kong entertainment; KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment; THRILL, Asia’s only horror and suspense movie channel; and KIX HD, featuring the best of action with a late-night dose of thrillers in high definition.

As one of Asia’s largest vertically integrated independent entertainment companies, CTE produces original content which complements its channels business. CTE is also the exclusive sales agent for Hollywood studio Lionsgate in Greater China and Southeast Asia, and represents Lionsgate’s television content and vast feature film library in Japan and Korea as well.

For more information, please visit www.celestialtiger.com.