by R. McCarson
In a bout for a minor featherweight title, Mongolian Choi Tseveenpurev (35-5, 23 KOs) will take on the French Bastien Rozeaux (10-2-1, 8 KOs) in the Shamrock Showdown II main event. The card will be hosted at The Troxy in London, England and will air live on Premier Sports.
Tseveenpurev was originally scheduled to face Brazilian Josenilson Dos Santos (21-1, 14 KOs). Reasons for the change in opponent have been unspecified.
Tseveenpurev is forty years old and is coming off six consecutive wins, but only two of those came against opponents with double digits in their win columns. His last three wins took place as part of the Prizefighter Tournament in the featherweight division. Tseveenpurev came out victorious in the tournament.
Rozeaux is twelve years his opponent’s junior and began his professional career in 2008. He has gone 5-2 since 2010, with only one of those wins coming against an opponent with a winning record.
Featured on the undercard will be Nathan Graham vs. Robert Lloyd Taylor in the junior middleweight division and Mitchell Balker vs. China Clarke in the cruiserweight division.
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