Category Archives: African MMA News

EFC 41: ITS FIGHT WEEK

EFC 41: ITS FIGHT WEEK FIGHT WEEK IS HERE! It’s fight week! EFC returns to Carnival City this Saturday for the massive double championship fight card to be broadcast on TV around the world. The event is headlined by the most dominant champion in EFC history, Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena, facing his newest challenge in the form of the former Air Force Officer, Cedric Doyle. Tempers flared at this past weekend’s Media Day, when both men held nothing back during a heated exchange of threats with both refusing to back-off. The two men were forced to separate and Pena left the event immediately. See the uncut footage of what happened here: – https://youtu.be/1Z1DDkOSbds As weigh-in day and fight night approaches, aggression is sure to continue to boil. Find out more about the build-up to this epic battle in the official countdown show here – https://youtu.be/2KNySJUjXnU The vacant EFC middleweight...

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Pow Boxing signs multi event venue agreement with QV54 at the Land Bank

Pow Boxing signs multi event venue agreement with QV54 at the Land Bank CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, APR 27, 2015 –Pow Boxing, the newest premier organization for White Collar, Amateur and Pro Boxing, is proud to announce that an agreement has been signed with The Land Bank to bring multiple events to the property in 2015. The first event is scheduled to be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 with additional dates to be announced “I am absolutely thrilled that we are bringing a quality event to a high end venue like The Land Bank in Cape Town.  We are on a mission to bring the finest entertainment to this venue for our guests. Pow Boxing will provide great fights, and the venue lends itself to a high end night of boxing, we are the new force in boxing in the Western Cape” stated Andy...

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EFC WORLDWIDE Fighter Luke Michael signs exclusive apparel deal with Durban based Hunter MMA

EFC WORLDWIDE Fighter Luke Michael signs exclusive apparel deal with Durban based Hunter MMA CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 03 FEBRUARY, 2014- HUNTER MMA entered in to a 1 year – 3 fight sponsorship agreement with rising EFC Worldwide star Luke “The Young Gun” Michael. HUNTER MMA will be his exclusive clothing and technical apparel sponsor.   “Luke is an all-round fighter and has lots of potential going forward and he can definitely be an EFC champion, I have watched his amateur fights as well as all his pro fights and I believe that he will go far, by being associated with Hunter MMA I think we can help him get there” said HUNTER MMA founder Sandro Avellini   Luke Michael went pro as an MMA fighter in 2014 after an undefeated amateur career of 7 wins and no losses. After winning the Cape Fight League...

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Cape Fight League 8 to Feature Five Title Fights

Cape Fight League 8 to Feature Five Title Fights CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, DECEMBER 10, 2014 – Cape Fight League (CFL) returns with its eighth event at the Sunningdale Sports Centre on 13 December. The organization’s Lightweight title will be on the line in the main event, as Armand “Wanderlei” Scheepers faces Josh Light in a battle of two of the country’s top prospects. The main event is bolstered by an additional 21 Mixed Martial Arts and K1 kickboxing bouts   Formed in 2011 by Gary Barrett (TAKEDOWN MMA) and Anthony Kettle (PANTHER FIGHTING ARTS AND FITNESS ACADEMY), the league aims to showcase the talents of Cape Town based Fighters against the rest of the country. CFL will give both amateurs and semi-professionals a chance to compete, not only with each other, but also with fighters from across the country and abroad, right here in...

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Straight line to the top: EFC Worldwide Athlete Luke Michael systematically destroys his opponent at EFC 35

Straight line to the top:  EFC Worldwide Athlete Luke Michael systematically destroys his opponent at EFC 35 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 – Luke Michael is quietly moving up the ladder in the EFC Worldwide Lightweight division.   Matched up against Regis Muyambo at EFC 35 in Cape Town, on Nov. 6, the Rico Hattingh protégé from REPS MMA scored his second straight victory with a 3rd round technical knockout.   Michael hurt Muyambo in the first stanza when he achieved full mount in the dying minutes of the round leaving the Panther MMA fighter dazed going into the break.  The second round was a back and forth affair with Muyambo looking stronger than the first round. The third round was all Michael who continually looked to secure submissions and mount. Michael ended the fight from full mount while raining down elbows and...

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