ROAD TO UFC opening round bouts announced

Tournament for Asia’s top MMA prospects kicks off during fight week for UFC 275 in Singapore this June

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – May 23, 2022 – UFC®the main world organization of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), has announced the fights for ROAD TO UFC, the premier opportunity for Asia’s top MMA prospects to hit the world stage. The opening round will take place over two days, June 9 and 10, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium before cfu® 275: TEIXEIRA vs. PROCHAZKA June 12, The first UFC Pay-Per-View event in Southeast Asia.

ROAD TO UFC episodes and fights:

Episode 1
Featherweight, Yi Zha (CN) vs. Keisuke Sasu (JP)
Lightweight Balajin (CN) vs WonBin Ki (KR)
Bantamweight, Maimaiti Tuohati (CN) vs Toshiomi Kazama (JP)
Flyweight, SeungGuk Choi (KR) vs. Rama Supandhi (ID)
Non-Tournament Light Heavyweight, Zhang Mingyang (CN) vs. Tuco Tokkos (UK)

Episode 2
Bantamweight, MinWoo Kim vs. Xiao Long (CN)
Featherweight, JunYoung Hong (KR) vs. Koyomi Matsushima (JP)
Flyweight, Qiu Lun (CN) vs. Wallen Del Rosario (PH)
Lightweight, Ailiya Muratbek (CN) vs Pawan Maan Singh (IN)
Flyweight out of tournament, Shaun Etchell (AU) vs Takeru Uchida (JP)

Episode 3
Featherweight, JeongYeong Lee (KR) vs Xie Bin (CN)
Flyweight, Yuma Horiuchi (JP) vs. Top Kiwram (TH)
Lightweight, Anshul Jubli (IN) vs. Sho Patrick Usami (JP)
Bantamweight, Rinya Nakamura (JP) vs. Gugun Gusman (ID)
Women’s strawweight out of tournament, YeDam Seo (KR) vs Josefine Knuttson (SE)

episode 4
Bantamweight, Shohei Nose (JP) vs. Wulijiburen (CN)
Lightweight, Asikerbai Jinensibieke (CN) vs. Kyung Pyo Kim (KR)
Featherweight, Lu Kai (CN) vs. Angga Hans (ID)
Flyweight, HyunSung Park (KR) vs. Jeremia Siregar (ID)
Welterweight out of tournament, John Adajar (PH) vs. HanSeul Kim (KR)

All matches live and subject to change.

The opening round of ROAD TO UFC June 9 and 10 will be from 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm SGT on both days. Admission is free and tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis by registering at Additionally, the purchase of any VIP package for UFC® 275: TEIXEIRA vs. PROCHAZKA will include a reserved seat for both days of the event (subject to availability).

ROAD TO UFC Episodes will air in Asia GMT +8 prime time, so Asian audiences can meet the athletes through in-event features and competitions at UFC broadcast partners (check local listings).

cfu® 275: TEIXEIRA vs. PROCHAZKA is hosted in Singapore with the support of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB). It’s Southeast Asia’s first double championship as UFC World Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira takes on No. 2 Jiri Prochazka, and UFC Women’s Flyweight World Champion Valentina Shevchenko takes on No. 5 Taila Santos.

cfu® 275: TEIXEIRA vs. PROCHAZKA will take place on Sunday June 12 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Prelims will begin at 6 am SGT, followed by the main card at 10 am Tickets are available for purchase at

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