SINGAPORE – UFC®, the world’s premier Blended Martial Arts (MMA) organisation, has introduced the bouts for ROAD TO UFC, probably the most vital alternative for Asia’s high MMA prospects to make it to the world stage. The opening spherical will happen throughout two days, June 9 and June 10, on the Singapore Indoor Stadium forward of UFC® 275: TEIXEIRA vs PROCHAZKA on June 12, UFC’s first Pay-Per-View occasion in Southeast Asia.
ROAD TO UFC is a ground-breaking “win and advance” match that provides high MMA prospects from Asia a pathway to a UFC contract. Eight blended martial arts athletes will compete in every of 4 males’s weight lessons: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and light-weight. The opening spherical is split into 4 episodes, every of which incorporates 4 match bouts and one further non-tournament bout. These non-tournament bouts are included for promising prospects whose divisions won’t have been included in ROAD TO UFC.
Listed below are the athletes from India and their opponents:
Ailiya Muratbek (CN) vs Pawan Maan Singh (IN)
Pawan Maan: Former SFL champion, good floor sport and a knockout artist with a imply proper uppercut.
Ailiya Muratbek: Former BFFC champion, well-rounded with highly effective putting.
Anshul Jubli (IN) vs Sho Patrick Usami (JP)
Anshul Jubli: Undefeated, well-rounded with excellent grappling and technical arise.
Sho Patrick Usami: Former boxing champion, karate base with excellent putting.
Right here is the schedule of the episodes and bouts:
ROAD TO UFC Episode 1, June 9 2022
Featherweight, Yi Zha (CN) vs Keisuke Sasu (JP)
Light-weight, Balajin (CN) vs WonBin Ki (KR)
Bantamweight, Maimaiti Tuohati (CN) vs Toshiomi Kazama (JP)
Flyweight, SeungGuk Choi (KR) vs Rama Supandhi (ID)
Non-tournament Gentle Heavyweight, Zhang Mingyang (CN) vs Tuco Tokkos (UK)
ROAD TO UFC Episode 2, June 9
Bantamweight, MinWoo Kim vs Xiao Lengthy (CN)
Featherweight, JunYoung Hong (KR) vs Koyomi Matsushima (JP)
Flyweight, Qiu Lun (CN) vs Wallen Del Rosario (PH)
Light-weight, Ailiya Muratbek (CN) vs Pawan Maan Singh (IN)
Non-tournament Flyweight, Shaun Etchell (AU) vs Takeru Uchida (JP)
ROAD TO UFC Episode 3, June 10
Featherweight, JeongYeong Lee (KR) vs Xie Bin (CN)
Flyweight, Yuma Horiuchi (JP) vs Prime Kiwram (TH)
Light-weight, Anshul Jubli (IN) vs Sho Patrick Usami (JP)
Bantamweight, Rinya Nakamura (JP) vs Gugun Gusman (ID)
Non-tournament Girls’s Strawweight, YeDam Search engine optimisation (KR) vs Josefine Knuttson (SE)
ROAD TO UFC Episode 4, June 10
Bantamweight, Shohei Nostril (JP) vs Wulijiburen (CN)
Light-weight, Asikerbai Jinensibieke (CN) vs Kyung Pyo Kim (KR)
Featherweight, Lu Kai (CN) vs Angga Hans (ID)
Flyweight, HyunSung Park (KR) vs Jeremia Siregar (ID)
Non-tournament Welterweight, John Adajar (PH) vs HanSeul Kim (KR)
All bouts are dwell and are topic to adjustments.