On Saturday, Sept. 23, ROAD Fighting Championship traveled to the Chungju World Martial Arts Stadium in South Korea for Xiaomi ROAD Fighting Championship 042.

In the evening’s main event, Chinese super heavyweight Aorigele took on Japan’s Yusuke Masuda, who made his ROAD FC debut. Aorigele, 22, returned to the cage for the first time since taking a brutal low blow from K-1 veteran Hyun Man Myung. Before the no-contest at ROAD FC 039, Aorigele picked up back-to-back, first-round knockouts over Bob Sapp and Yusuke Kawaguchi.

Elsewhere on the fight card, Pride FC veterans Ikuhisa Minowa and Dong Sik Yoon clashed.

The event airs live at 4 a.m. ET on YouTube, MBC Sports+2 (South Korea), PandaTV (China), and SportsfixTV (South East Asia).

Aorigele def. Yusuke Masuda by TKO. Round 3, 1:51
Ikuhisa Minowa def. Dong Sik Yoon by TKO (finger injury). Round 2, 2:26
Gun Oh Shim def. Chang Hee Kim by TKO. Round 2, 1:18
Dong Guk Shin def. Shunya Imai by TKO. Round 1, 2:28
Emil Abbasov def. Ik Hwan Jang by TKO. Round 2, 4:05
Magomed Mutaev def. Eun Soo Kim by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 2:11
Jung Eun Park def. Si Woo Park by unanimous decision
Seung Min Shin def. Jianwei He by unanimous decision
Su Wan Park vs. Sung Jae Kim ruled a draw
Byeong Ha Lim def. Yong Joo Lim by submission (kimura). Round 1, 1:04
Young Jun Cho def. Tae Ho Jin by TKO. Round 1, 1:29
Jin Park def. Sung Jun Park by unanimous decision

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