Category Archives: EFC Africa

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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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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It’s fight week! EFC returns to Cape Town with one of the most stacked fight cards yet.

It’s fight week! EFC returns to Cape Town with one of the most stacked fight cards yet. IT’S FIGHT WEEK! EFC RETURNS TO CAPE TOWN WITH ONE OF THE MOST STACKED FIGHT CARDS YET. It’s fight week! EFC returns to Cape Town with one of the most stacked fight cards yet. Get your tickets from Computicket to watch live from GrandWest or get to a selected Ster-Kinekor cinema where you can watch all the prelim and maincard bouts live in HD absolutely FREE. Hear the pundits opinion on what could be the most closely contested title fight in heavyweight history as Brendon Groenewald defends his newly acquired heavyweight title for the first time and takes on the man that many believe to be the rightful owner of the belt, Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl. Watch the highly anticipated countdown to Groenewald vs. van Zyl here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8rOPT7BAHQ...

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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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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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It’s fight week! EFC 35 11-6-14

  It’s Fight Week! 2 title fights and 3 tension filled main card bouts headline Cape Town’s massive event this Thursday. Join us at GrandWest for the ultimate sport entertainment experience. Watch live, support your favourites, let your inhibitions go and make some noise. Cape Town’s MMA Juggernaut will look to defend his title for the second time in front of his home crowd. His opponent Norman ‘Chef’ Wessels is as determined and focused as ever. Heavyweights Christophe Walravens and Brendon Groenewald are vying for the vacant title belt in what promises to be a heavy hitting affair. World Muay Thai champion Irshaad Sayed goes head-to-head against the dangerous ground fighter, Abdul Hassan, in search of the title shot. Irishman Peter Queally makes his EFC debut against the incredibly durable Francois Kabulu, and Shaun De Lange returns to the Hexagon after his phenomenal ‘fight of the...

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EFC 34 – It’s fight week!

It’s Fight Week! 2 title fights and 1 massive heavyweight clash headlines Thursday’s main event. Join us at Carnival City for the ultimate sport entertainment experience. Watch live, support your favourites, let your inhibitions go and make some noise. Mynhardt and Pena look to hold on to EFC gold and continue their reign as EFC world champions. Heavyweights Van Zyl and Mbuyi collide in a number one contender fight. Stand-up specialist Motaung returns with vengeance, and with two back-to-back performance bonuses, Madiba flips his way onto the opening of the worldwide live broadcast in a clash with wrestling sensation Pierre Botha… And that’s just the main card. 7 more action packed prelim bouts conclude one of the most anticipated fight cards in EFC history. Full fight card is attached. EFC 34 Weigh-In Witness the athletes hitting the scales and facing off ahead of fight night....

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HR’s FIGHTS OF THE WEEK 7-3/7-5

FIREWORKS WEEKEND ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– EFCA 31: Zulu vs Pena – July 3 – 10:15 AM ET (EFCATV.com) Nkazimulo Zulu (6-1) TapOut Academy VS Demarte Pena (8-0) Undisputed Fight Club These two met back when they were amateur. Zulu defeated Pena via KO in the 2nd round. Zulu and Pena have been smack talking all week. During the face off Zulu reminded Pena of the KO and said he would be teaching Pena, respect. Pena said he was going to destroy Zulu. Pena is the EFCA Featherweight Champion and has defended that Title five times. Zulu said he was coming down to his weight class (bantamweight) and I’ll knock him out with a flying knee. Zulu is currently the EFCA Bantamweight Champion with 3 KO/TKO’s, 2 Submissions & 1 Decision. Matt Buirski (3-0-1) World of Warriors & Wrestling 4 MMA VS Cedric Doyle (6-2) Rio Grappling...

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HR’s FIGHTS OF THE WEEK 6/6 -6/8

Veterans & Fighter’s On The Rise EFC AFRICA 30 – June 5 10:15 AM ET Boyd Allen (9-2) Fight Fit Malitia VS Don Madge (3-2) Team Tiger Muay Thai Madge was set to face Leon Mynhardt and a chance to win his Title back but was canceled. Mynhardt took the Title from Madge in a split decision at EFCA 25 and giving Madge his only two loses by Mynhardt. Madge will now square off against Boyd Allen who has a seven fight win streak and fights out of Johannasburgh Gauteng, South Africa. Out of the nine wins by Allen seven have come via submissions and two decisions. BELLATOR MMA 121 – June 6 09:00 PM ET/Spike TV/Spike.com James Heidlage (7-0) Iron Works/ Fighting out of Carthage, Mo. VS Philipe Lins (8-0) Nova Uniao Heidlage will be making his Bellator debut with a Missouri Wrestling State...

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EFC AFRICA 29: Bagattin vs. Fadipe

EFC AFRICA 29: Bagattin vs. Fadipe We are just days away from seeing striking sensation Dino `The Lion` Bagattin, put his EFC AFRICA welterweight title on the line against the Nigerian Irishman, Henry `Herculeez` Fadipe. Tough customer Brendon Katz takes on the seemingly unstoppable Barend Nienaber to see who faces Boyd Allen for featherweight gold. Plus, in one of the most highly anticipated clashes of the year two former champions will collide, Michiel Opperman moves up to middleweight to square off with Jeremy ‘Pitbull’ Smith.Venue: Carnival City, JHB Date: Thursday 1 May 2014 Watch the event promo video here Watch the countdown to EFC AFRICA 29 here Fight card is attached and more information is available www.efcafrica.com HOME | FIGHTERS | SCHEDULE | THE EVENT | ONLINE SHOP | CONTACT US © Copyright EFC AFRICA 2014 The World Leader In Local MMA News – MMAmadhouse.com...

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