With Claudio Conti hurt, Beaumont vs. Round new ROC 1 main event

claudio-conti According to promotion officials, The Rise of Champions (ROC) 1 main event between Bola Omoyele and Claudio Conti has been cancelled, because Conti suffered a neck injury during training. ROC officials were unable to find a replacement for him. The initial co-main event, a welterweight scrap between Bill Beaumont and David Round, has been moved up to the main event of the evening. Beaumont (6-0) is undefeated as a professional and has picked up two wins in 2015, and will be looking to pick up his third this weekend. Most recently, he stopped Tomas Matusevicius via TKO this past May. Round (14-15) is 1-4 in his last four fights, and is most recently coming off a decision loss to Georgi Valentinov at MMA Stara Zagora 3 last month. His last win came against Alex Montagnani via injury TKO this past summer. ROC 1 takes place live from the City Pavilion in Romford, UK on Oct. 17.

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