Popular Japanese fighter Minowaman (53-34-8) has been booked in a Catchweight Superfight tilt with South-Korean, Yuk Jin Soo (9-2), for the upcoming ROAD FC 009: Beatdown event which is set to go down on September 15th.
The South Korean-based promotion made the announcement through its official Facebook page. ROAD FC also confirmed that former Cage Rage Light Heavyweight Champion Melvin Manhoef (24-9-1), will be in action against Nova MMA’s Kim Jae Young (15-9).
Manhoef and Minowaman are well-known fighters in the Mixed Martial Arts industry, having competed for various promotions throughout the years. The duo have a combined total of over 100 professional bouts between them.
Melvin Manhoef recently snapped his 3-fight losing skid, after a fight with Yoshiyuki Nakanishi ended in a No-Contest at ONE FC 3: War of the Lions. However, the 36-year-old is still winless in his last 4 bouts, coming up short against the likes of Tim Kennedy and Robbie Lawler. Fighting out of Mike’s Gym i...