Sang Il Ahn replaces Jong Hwan Lee in middleweight title match at AFC 15
AFC 15 is set for February 26th at the Sindorim Techno Mart Grand Ballroom in Seoul. There are currently three fights on the rescheduled card and there has been a change to the main event.
Sang Il Ahn replaces Jong Hwan Lee and will challenge Jae Young Kim for the middleweight title. He comes in as a late replacement with the change only announced this morning.
Ahn (5-7-1) is coming of back to back defeats and hasn’t won a fight since 2017. His last fight was at Double G FC 2 and he lost by disqualification after striking Jason Radcliffe with a low blow.
Kim (25-13-0-2) became the interim middleweight champion at AFC 14 in August. He is also a former Top FC 185lbs champion and is coming off back to back first round stoppage wins.
The event will also feature Hyun Man Myung (5-3) who returns to MMA after a spell competing in kickboxing. He has been matched with Yang Rae Yoo (0-2) in a heavyweight bout.
In the lightweight division Korean Zombie MMA’s Kim Si Won will be making his pro debut. He has been matched with fellow newcomer Kim Dae Woong who fights out of Stun Gun MMA.