On Saturday, May 12, Road FC held its 47th event from the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China.

The event features the opening round of the eight-man, openweight grand prix which featured current openweight champion “Mighty Mo” Siala Siliga fighting Pride and UFC veteran Gilbert Yvel, popular Chinese heavyweight Aorigele battling South Korea’s Jae Hoon Kim, China’s Chaolong Deng meeting UFC vet Oli Thompson, and Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett testing his skills against Romania’s super heavyweight wrecing machine, Alexandru Lungu.

Also, undefeated Rizin FF fighter Gabrielle Garcia submitted Russia’s Veronika Futina.

The event aired live at 4 a.m. ET on YouTube.

Aorigele def. Jae Hoon Kim by TKO (punches). Round 3, 0:33 – openweight tournament quarterfinal
Gilbert Yvel def. “Mighty Mo” Siala-Mou Siliga by submission (armbar). Round 2, 3:43 – openweight tournament quarterfinal
Gabrielle Garcia def. Veronika Futina by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Oli Thompson def. Chaolong Deng by TKO (knees). Round 2, 3:49 – openweight tournament quarterfinal
Chris Barnett def. Alexandru Lungu by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:34 – openweight tournament quarterfinal
Kazuyuki Fujita def. Handong Kong by TKO (stoppage). Round 2, 4:46 – openweight tournament reserve bout
Heili Alateng def. Jong Hyun Kwak by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:40
Yincang Bao def. Shinji Sasaki by unanimous decision
Yingchao Jin def. Marina Kumagai by unanimous decision
Won Bin Ki def. Thirayut Khaorat by unanimous decision
Bruno Miranda def. Baoshe Riguleng by unanimous decision

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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