Korean News! Fighting Mixed Combative
Fighting Mixed Combative
The new Korean MMA event which was revealed a few weeks ago have changed their name from Fighter Mania Championship to Fighting Mixed Combative. They have also revealed that their first event will be on August 15th. On July 4th there will also be an Amateur event called DREADS by the company behind FMC (Fighter Mania Company) and the fighters who do good there could get a spot on FMC 2 in September.
The subtitle for FMC 1 is “Imjin Waeran” which is the Korean name of the Japanese invasions of Korea during 1592-1598. The name probably indicates that there will be a decent amount of Japan vs. Korea fights on the card.
The participation of fighters such as Aleksander Emelianenko, Choi Mu Bae, and Blagoi Ivanov was once again reaffirmed.
Bang Seung Hwan Returns
The new stand-up organization in Korea called Moosin have added some new fights to their first event on June 7th. SENGOKU veteran Bang Seung Hwan will return to take on K-1 veteran Kim Se Ki, who has a victory over Virgil Kalakoda in his resumé.
Another SENGOKU fighter in A Sol Kwon will also make his return on the card, taking on youngster Min Seok Kwon. Also announced is a fight between Butterbean and Spirit MC veteran Jae Young Kim.
Date: June 7th, 2009
Place: South Korea
9. SHW: Butterbean vs. Jae Young Kim
8. WW: A Sol Kwon vs. Min Seok Kwon
7. MW: Sheikh “More Names” Althani vs. Han Chung
6. WW: Najib Himmich vs. Oh Du Seok
5. WW: Jae Sun Lee vs. Koji Takagi
4. WW: Bang Seung Hwan vs. Kim Se Ki
3. SHW: Lee Chang Seob vs. Tamghroute Nourdine
2. LW: Masanori Mori vs. Kim Dong Hyun
1. WW: Kim Il Kwon vs. Choi Du Ho