As previously announced, Joachim Hansen would be returning to fight for Korean-based fight promotion at ROAD FC 011. The former DREAM and Shooto champ, now has an opponent for the April 13 event in veteran Seo Doo Won.
The Norwegian 33-year-old legend has amassed a 22 win and 11 loss record, and has won his last 3 of 4 bouts. His last MMA bout was a loss at Dream 17 in September, where he was submitted with an arm triangle by Tatsuya Kawajiri. The bout with Seo Doo Won will be a Featherweight Super Fight.
Hellboy became the first foreigner to hold a title in Shooto Japan. He has also competed in K-1 Hero’s, PRIDE, and DREAM, with notable wins over Shinya Aoki, Rumina Sato, Takanori Gomi, Hideo Tokoro, and Caol Uno.
The “Korean Pitbull” has a record of 9 wins and 6 losses, but has put together a 6 fight winning streak, including being a star in the Road FC promotions notching his last wins at Road FC 1, 2, 4, and 8. His last bout was a decision victory over Toru Harai last June.
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The event will take place in Seoul, South Korea at the historic Olympic Hall, and feature the Lightweight Tournament Final between South Korea’s Nam Yui-Chul and Japan’s Kume Takasuke.