On Saturday, May 18, ROAD FC held its 53rd event from the Halla Gymnasium on Jeju Island, South Korea.

In the night’s main event, 32-main lightweight grand prix winner Mansour Barnaoui won $1,000,000 USD after submitting ROAD FC lightweight champion A Sol Kwon.

Elsewhere on the card, fan favorite Aorigele returned against South Korea’s Jae Hyuk Heo.

The prelims kicked off at 3:00 a.m. ET on Fight Network. The main card continued live at 6:00 a.m. ET on DAZN (United States), Fight Network, Afreeca TV (South Korea), and Youtube.

Mansour Barnaoui def. A Sol Kwon by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:44 – for lightweight title
Aorigele def. Jae Hyuk Heo by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:50
Dong Guk Shin def. Tamotsu Hayashi by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:50
Tae In Kim def. Dong Hwan Lim by TKO (ground and pound). Round 1, 0:45
Ji Ho Yang def. Hyung Geun Park by unanimous decision
Seok Han Park def. Kenta Kubo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:25
Gi Won Ko def. Chang Hwan Hwang by unanimous decision
Tae Young Yoon def. Byung Ha Lim by TKO. Round 2, 1:27
Rowan Pilger def. Hee Jo Yang by unanimous decision
Ji Seung Shin def. Young Min Ji 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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