Category Archives: South Africa MMA News

MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY

MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY This Friday sees welterweight champion, South Africa’s Dricus ‘Stillknocks’ du Plessis in the biggest fight of his career as he takes on top middleweight contender, Poland’s Rafal ‘Polish Tank’ Haratyk. Two of the most dominant athletes in different weight divisions will collide for a mega matchup as du Plessis looks to create his legacy as the best athlete in the organisation and Haratyk aims to prove his position at the top of the middleweights. Watch the countdown to du Plessis vs Hartyk: https://youtu.be/5reYwKqag1Y On the same night, the middleweight title is at stake when champion, England’s Yannick ‘Black’ Mamba’ Bahati defends against former welterweight champion, South Africa’s David Buirski. The South African looks to make history yet again by...

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THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN

THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN This Friday at GrandWest the undisputed king of the 135-pound division will be crowned as the reigning and undefeated champion, Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena, faces the interim champion, Irshaad ‘The White Tiger’ Sayed. This is undoubtedly the biggest fight in EFC history. Watch the countdown to Pena vs Sayed here: https://youtu.be/MFBjL0EWlwU On the same night, the rematch for the lightweight championship goes down as USA’s Dave ‘The Pain Train’ Mazany puts his title at stake against South African favourite and former champ, Leon ‘Iron Lion’ Mynhardt. See the highlights of their first fight here: https://youtu.be/EitMyvlgcTI Set to open the main card, sees the undefeated Cameron Pritchard take on his biggest challenge yet, he faces the former welterweight champion Dino ‘The Lion’...

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IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY

IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY Former two-time champion Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl steps in on late-notice to take on the Zimbabwean `Bomber` Elvis Moyo for the vacant EFC heavyweight championship. A massive rematch with so much at stake. Watch the countdown to van Zyl vs Moyo: https://youtu.be/WLnjxfjgajA Plus, in the women`s division, Johannesburg`s undefeated Shana ‘Titanium’ Power takes-on Durban`s destructive Amanda ‘Mad Dog’ Lino for the inaugural women`s flyweight championship. The `Titanium` tactician looks to continue her unbeaten record as she goes up against the wrecking machine of `Mad Dog`. History will be made when the first EFC women’s champion is crowned. Watch the countdown to Power vs Lino:https://youtu.be/E2dpxYhQY4o And, Johannesburg’s JP Buys, a man determined on revenge, takes-on his only ever loss, Durban`s Baldwin...

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It’s Fight Week – UK versus RSA this Friday!

It’s Fight Week – UK versus RSA this Friday! It’s Fight Week – UK versus RSA this Friday! Johannesburg, South Africa – This Friday at Carnival City, two of the world`s best sports nations are set to collide in combat. South Africa`s most dangerous mixed martial artists are taking on the champion from the UK and more of the United Kingdom`s best. Reigning middleweight champion, England’s Yannick Bahati was set to defend his championship against South Africa’s David Buirski when injury struck the challenger. Stepping up, sees his teammate and the former welterweight champion, Michiel Opperman. Watch the countdown to Bahati vs Opperman here:https://youtu.be/m9OVRd5A9Ds Also featuring; once the most dominant featherweight champion in EFC, Boyd Allen takes on a former commonwealth boxer and Welsh stand-out Azi `One Bomb` Thomas. Two clinical striking masters hunting for national supremacy. Watch the countdown to Allen vs Thomas here: https://youtu.be/U5NAJIQATh4 Scotland`s Danny Henry,...

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SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER

SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER August 2016 Supacore, an Australian compression wear brand that offers the latest technology in recovery and injury prevention is now available in South Africa. The compression garments are designed with the latest technology to provide the ultimate quality in compression, comfort, fit and performance. Supacore’s Coretech technology is registered under Therapeutic Goods Australia and is classified as a medical device. The medicinal benefits to physiotherapists give Supacore a distinct point of difference to our competitors. “This is a superior, high quality brand imported from Australia and retails at the same cost as other compression wear in South Africa,” said local distributor, Justin Witbooi. CORETECH ™ is the only compression range that assists with recovery of hamstring, lower back and groin related injuries. The engineered waistband technology provides compression through an advanced and innovative knitting process, which improves...

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It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday.

It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday. It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday. Public enemy no.1 is back! Brazil`s Jadyson Costa has returned to Cape Town to face his former student, Cape Town favourite, Don Madge. Presented by Supabets, the Mother City sees another enormous action packed night of fights. Headlined by the former lightweight champion Don `Magic Man` Madge who is taking on the former welterweight champion and possibly Cape Town`s most wanted, Brazil`s Jadyson Costa. Madge and Costa were once coach and student until it all fell apart in animosity, one of the most dominant teams, turned bitter rivals. Watch the official countdown to Madge vs Costa here: https://youtu.be/YU1dlslqAI4 Plus DRC’s powerhouse, Champion Dalcha, is set to clash with South Africa’s hard hitting Tumelo Maphutha in an interim light heavyweight title fight. Watch the countdown to Dalcha...

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Last Fighter Standing JHB and PTA

Last Fighter Standing JHB and PTA Where: Both events will be held at the same venue: Fourways Action Sports Arena Unit 8, Northlands Production Park Epsom Road North Riding GPS Coordinates: -26.0346511,27.948563,17 Link to Google maps: http://bit.ly/2a7L6Vw There will be plenty of parking. Safe, monitored off street parking available at the venue When: Johannesburg Prelims takes place on the 30th July 2016 Pretoria Prelims takes place on the 31st of July 2016 Doors Open: For the prelim qualification bouts, the doors open at 11:00-14:00 and for the show the doors will open at 16:00- 22:00 Where and how can you buy tickets: You can book your tickets on line from Ticketpro, or pay on arrival at the door. Tickets are limited so book at Ticketpro to avoid disappointment. Cost per ticket: Tickets are R150 per person on a first come first served basis. The R150 ticket entitles...

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IT’S FIGHT WEEK – South Africa takes on the world at Carnival City in Johannesburg.

IT’S FIGHT WEEK – South Africa takes on the world at Carnival City in Johannesburg. IT’S FIGHT WEEK! South Africa takes on the world at Carnival City in Johannesburg. The EFC lightweight champion Leon `Iron Lion` Mynhardt, representing South Africa, is set to defend his belt against America`s Dave `The Pain Train` Mazany. After defeating the inaugural EFC champion and remaining undefeated in the Hexagon, the Alaskan is but one step away from claiming what he believes is rightfully his, but Pretoria`s favourite son will do everything in his power to keep gold on African shores. Watch the countdown to Mynhardt vs Mazany here:https://youtu.be/6DDOIxUDZjc Angola`s Marino Cutendana looks to further his title challenger status when takes-on South Africa`s Baldwin Mdlalose in an official number one contender bout. Cutendana is on the hunt to become the second Angolan EFC champion. Watch the countdown to Cutendana vs...

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Last Fighter Standing: Cape of Storms Ready to Rumble

Last Fighter Standing: Cape of Storms Ready to Rumble July 2016 LAST FIGHTER STANDING COMES TO CAPE TOWN THIS JULY New fight promotion and reality t.v show Last Fighter Standing (LFS) is heading for Cape Town on 9 July for the second round of its five legged elimination show. Coming off its riveting debut in Durban last month, LFS is promising a bigger and better show with lead presenter Michael Jai White’s arrival in South Africa. Last Fighter Standing Western Cape (#LFSWC) will host an open workout and press conference on 2 July at Nu – metro cinema GrandWest Casino.  This event will give media and fight fans an opportunity to meet the stars of the reality show and will give them a taste of the action to come on 9 July at Sunningdale sports complex. The Cape Town fight night will showcase an 8...

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It’s fight week – EFC 50 this Friday live from Sun City!

It’s fight week – EFC 50 this Friday live from Sun City! IT’S FIGHT WEEK! SUPABETS brings you EFC 50, this Friday at Sun City!Headlined by the vacant EFC welterweight championship fight between Pretoria’s Dricus ‘Stillknocks’ du Plessis and Martin ‘The Punisher’ van Staden. Watch the Countdown to this mega-matchup here:https://youtu.be/7jL4BVQxOI4 Also featuring on the main card sees two of the best female athletes go head-to-head for the number one contender spot, when South Africa’s Shana ‘Titanium’ Power takes-on Italy’s Micol di Segni. Both ladies are undefeated and in search of the right to fight for the gold strap. Plus, the future of the light heavyweight division comes to pass when South Africa’s Chad ‘Superman’ Hanekom takes-on Ireland’s Cian ‘Kong’ Erraught. Watch the countdown to Power vs di Segni and Hanekom vs Erraught here: https://youtu.be/3Dl9HNf72tc Fan favouite South African Gordon ‘Rage’ Roodman steps in for the...

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