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).