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Team Iridium Preview for Road to UFC



LAS VEGAS — Ten Iridium Sports Agency clients will compete for UFC contracts on this season of Road to UFC, which begins this week in Shanghai, China.


SATURDAY


Episode 1


Japanese featherweight Tatsuya Ando looks for his fourth straight stoppage victory against Kangjie Zhu in his RTU debut. Tatsuya's 14-3-1 record is comprised of seven KOs and four submissions. The former Shooto champ has only lost once since 2016.


South Korean lightweight "Drunken Red" Jun Young Hong locks to lock in his third straight, first-round finish against Shin Haraguchi. The former Angel's Fighting Championship titlist is 13-7-1 (six KOs, one submission) heading into his second RTU matchup. He has only lost once since 2019.


South Korean welterweight "Spade" Han Seul Kim makes his hotly anticipated return to the RTU tournament as he takes on Bahatebole Batebolati. Han has won three of his last four bouts, including first-round finishes for Road to UFC, and to secure the Double G championship. He is 13-5 (seven KOs, one submission).


Japanese strawweight Miki Motono is ready to make a statement in her RTU debut against Feier Huang. She is 8-4 (two KOs, two submissions). Miki has had her hand raised in three of her last four trips to the cage.


Episode 2


Peruvian flyweight Paula Luna takes aim at her second straight victory against Cong Wang in her RTU debut. Paula's 5-2 record includes a pair of submission victories.


SUNDAY


Episode 1


Indian flyweight Angad Bisht makes his RTU debut against John Dave Almanza. Angad is riding a four-fight winning streak, most recently winning the Matrix Fight Night title. His 9-3 record includes two KOs and four submissions.


Undefeated South Korean flyweight Dong Hoon Choi is ready to climb to 7-0 in his RTU debut against Jiniushiyue. The Double G champ is hunting for his fourth KO.


South Korean lightweight "The Danger" Won Bin Ki returns to the RTU Octagon against Tatsuya Saika. The former champ with Double G FC and GLADIATOR is 17-9, with 11 wins by KO and three by submission.


South Korean bantamweight "Yoo-Jitsu" Su Young You steps into the RTU Octagon for the first time against Shohei Nose. Su has held championship belts with Black Combat and DEEP. He is 11-3, 2 NC (three KOs, five submissions).


Episode 4


Japanese flyweight Toki Matsui battles Ruel Pañales in his RTU debut. His 6-1 record includes four victories by KO.


ABOUT IRIDIUM SPORTS AGENCY

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including PFL World Featherweight Champion Jesus Pinedo, former UFC World Champions Benson Henderson, Brandon Moreno and Sean Strickland, and many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and Professional Fighters League, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.

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