Mansour Barnaoui Wins $1 Million Lightweight Championship At ROAD FC 053
ROAD FC 053 took place earlier today, becoming the first MMA event to be held on the Jeju Island in South Korea. The $1 million lightweight title fight between champion Kwon A-Sol and tournament winner Mansour Barnaoui was the main event, and Barnaoui came out with the bragging rights.
ROAD FC Lightweight Championship
ROAD FC Lightweight Champion Kwon A-Sol and $1 Million Lightweight Tournament Winner Mansour Barnaoui finally met in the cage after two years of elimination rounds of more than 40 competitors leading up to the 16-man tournament.
Mansour Barnaoui became the new ROAD FC Lightweight Champion via RNC submission, and walked away with $1 million.
In the other fights, the encounter between openweight fighters Aorigele and Heo Jae-Hyeok witnessed Aorigele once again walking away with the win.
Firefighter Shin Dong-Guk got the better of Hayashi Tamotsu in their rematch, and won their encounter via TKO.
Kim Tae-In managed to finish Lim Dong-Hwan after a barrage of punches, forcing the referee to step in and call off the fight.
Yang Ji-Ho and Park Hyung-Geun finally got the opportunity to get their hands on each other, with Yang walking away with the decision win.
ROAD FC 053 Official Results: Mansour Barnaoui new Lightweight Champion
ROAD FC $1 Million Lightweight Championship
Mansour Barnaoui def Kwon A-Sol by Submission, rear naked choke, R1 3:44
Openweight Match: Aorigele def Heo Jae-Hyeok by TKO, R1 0:50
Lightweight Match: Shin Dong-Guk def Tamotsu Hayashi by TKO, R1 2:50
Featherweight Match: Yang Ji-Ho def Park Hyun-Geun by Unanimous Decision
90kg Catchweight Match: Kim Tae-In def Lim Dong-Hwan by TKO, pounding, R1 0:45
Young Guns 42
Bantamweight Match: Park Seok-Han def Kubo Kenta by Submission, rear naked choke, R2 4:25
Flyweight Match: Go Gi-Won def Hwang Chang-Hwan by Unanimous Decision
Welterweight Match: Yoon Tae-Young def Lim Byeong-Ha by TKO, R2 1:27
Women’s Bantamweight Match: Rowan Pilger def Yang Hee-Jo by Unanimous Decision
68kg Catchweight Match: Shin Ji-Seung def Ji Young-Min by Unanimous Decision