March 6, 2013 – ROAD Fighting Championship is very excited to announce the latest international addition to the roster, Norwegian Joachim Hansen, former Shooto and DREAM Champion. Hansen (22-11-1) holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and is a veteran of many major international MMA promotions. He started his career in FinnFight, became the first foreigner to hold a title in Shooto Japan, then competed in K-1 Hero’s, PRIDE, and DREAM. Hansen has notable wins over Shinya Aoki, Rumina Sato, Takanori Gomi, Hideo Tokoro, and Caol Uno.
Hansen will make his debut in ROAD FC 011 and his opponent will be announced soon. He joins other top foreign fighters in the ranks such as Ikuhisa Minowa, Jeff Monson, Vuyisile Colossa, Melvin Manhoef, Shungo Oyama, Shoko Sato, Roan Carneiro, and Kume Takasuke. As announced previously, other foreign fighters who are signed to ROAD FC for 2013 are Thierry Soukoudju and Luis Ramos.