3 Reasons Why Shinechagtga Zoltsetseg Might Be The Most Exciting Featherweight In MMA
After more than two years away from competition, Mongolian brawler Shinechagtga Zoltsetseg is set to make his much-anticipated return on June 9 at ONE Fight Night 11: Eersel vs. Menshikov on Prime Video.
That night in North American primetime, the rising star will square off with #3-ranked featherweight MMA contender Ilya Freymanov in a pivotal contest that has fireworks written all over it.
Naturally, fans around the world are excited to see Shinechagtga and his inimitable style back in action at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Here are three reasons why this promising 26-year-old is such an entertaining athlete.
#1 He’s The Consummate Showman
The Zorky MMA representative truly understands the importance of putting on a show. Of course, his primary goal is to win – but that doesn’t mean he can’t have a little fun along the way.
Whether he’s brazenly taunting his opponent or simply playing to the crowd, Shinechagtga seems to feed off the energy of putting on a thrilling performance, always aiming to captivate audiences however he can.
#2 His Unorthodox And Explosive Striking
The ONE Warrior Series contract winner hardly does anything by the book, and that’s especially true when it comes to his unique – yet highly effective – approach to striking.
The proud owner of four highlight-reel knockouts in ONE, Shinechagtga’s flashy stand-up game is entirely his own and brutally dangerous.
He is rarely a sitting target, constantly shifting stances and moving his upper body in unpredictable patterns. That unorthodox movement serves the important purpose of setting up his thunderous punches, as he’s able to leap into the pocket in the blink of an eye to score devastating KOs.
#3 He Loves The Early Knockout
Shinechagtga knows he’s not paid by the minute, so he wastes no time in hunting for a knockout from the opening bell.
Of his four stunning finishes in ONE, three have come in less than 90 seconds, making him one of the most feared first-round fighters on the organization’s roster.
Simply put, fans won’t want to miss a second of the Mongolian’s return on June 9, because the KO could come in the bout’s opening moments.