Category Archives: FIGHTSTAR

Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight

Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT In breaking news Douw Eksteen has been forced to pull out of his May 6th Title Fight due to a training injury. Stepping up to the plate to face current WW champ HP van Staden is current SA team captain Steven May. “I couldn’t have asked for a better replacement, ” said matchmaker Grant Oliff ” Steven will be a massive challenge for the champ. It’s going to be a massive scrap ” The official fight card will be released tomorrow and you can be sure that come May 6th the fans are in for another massive night of Fightstar action...

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Massive news coming out of Fightstar Fighting Championship South Africa. Read it here:

Massive news coming out of Fightstar Fighting Championship South Africa. Read it here: Massive news coming out of Fightstar Fighting Championship South Africa. Read it here: Benoni, Johannesburg – Fightstar Championship match maker Grant Oliff announced today that Fightstar 22 on March 11th will add to the already massive main event. This will be the first Fightstar event after the strategic Affiliation with WSOF GLOBAL that will be shown live on their channel. In a huge scoop for the Fightstar brand, “we would like to confirm the rumors” said Owner Pietro Cignoli “the legacy will be returning and he will be our co main event on Saturday the 11th of March. We sat with Juan and we discussed what we are trying to do and the path that we see all our athletes taking and everyone was happy” The true depth of the promotion was...

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Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22

Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22   Benoni Johannesburg – Fightstar Championship match maker Grant Oliff has just announced a massive main event for Fightstar 22. MARCEL ” MADNESS” ELS vs STEVEN “GUTS ” GONCALVES. This fight promises action from the word go. This will be the first time a Fightstar Event will be shown live on the WSOF channel, since the strategic affiliation with WSOF (World Series of Fighting ) in 2016. In the main event, featherweight Marcel “Madness” Els will face rival and undefeated Featherweight Steven “Guts” Goncalves for the opportunity to claim the No1 spot in the promotion. Fightstar 22 – Els vs Goncalves takes place Saturday March 11th at the John Barrable Hall Benoni JHB. “Man I’m so freaking excited! It’s always a blessing to fight on the Fightstars main card, and having this fight streamed live is something...

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Fightstar FC 18 / WSOF GC South Africa Results

Fightstar FC 18 / WSOF GC South Africa Results FSFC: Facebook Fightstar FC 18 / WSOF GC South Africa Results Roedie Roets def Nerick Simoes via Sub, R1 Devon Cronje def Daniel Duda via Sub, R1 Francois Dasanto Strydom def Shaun Van Tonder via Sub, R1 Stephen Goncalves def Quade Allen via KO/TKO, R2 Mzamo Madlopha def Katiso Matime via KO/TKO, R1 Orlando Mashaba def Johannes Rudolph via Unanimous Dec Reece Van Der Merwe def Rocky Illunga via Sub, R1 Gunther Kalunda def Fanie Prinsloo via Sub, R1 Sloane Goosen def Emil Gutsche via Unanimous Dec Scott Kenee def Hein Pavier via KO/TKO, R1 Sheldon Victor def Stephan De la Rey via Sub, R1 Stephen May def Stevo Law via KO/TKO, R1 Martschca Smith def  Maure Tanya Miller via KO/TKO, R2 Ethienne Reynecke def Claude Laubscher via Sub, R1 Adriaan Hattingh def Frans van Niekerk via KO/TKO, R1 Micky...

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WSOF-GC Announces WSOF Global – South Africa

 WSOF-GC Announces WSOF Global – South Africa WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP SIGNS STRATEGIC AGREEMENT FOR SOUTH AFRICA MMA                 LAS VEGAS, NV  March 7, 2016   World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) has announced the signing of a strategic agreement with South African based promotion, Fightstar Fighting Championship to promote WSOF Global – South Africa. This agreement marks the first affiliate under the WSOF Global banner in Africa.  Planned MMA events and talent roster will encompass not only South Africa, but also the greater southern Africa region including Angola, Namibia, and Botswana.   “It is important that we continue to grow the Global brand by spotlighting organizations and leagues from all over the world,” states WSOF-GC President, Shawn Wright. “It’s exciting to go into a region like South Africa and bring some of their talent into the forefront of MMA.  We believe some of the...

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Fightstar 11 Tickets Now Available

Fightstar 11 Tickets Now Available    Fightstar 11 Tickets Now Available  Fightstar 11 teams up with Computicket for 28th February 2015 Tickets are now on sale! Make sure you grab yours so that your seat is booked for the biggest amateur event in South Africa on the 28th of February 2015 at the St. John’s Hellenic Hall, Primrose, Johannesburg. With three massive title fights up, and two WMMA fights to help boost the womans divison in South Africa. Fightstar 11 looks to set the standards high at FIghtstar 11 with one of the biggest cards ever put together! An action packed evening promises to blow fight fans away as Niel Du Plessis faces off against Merrick Bengis in the main event of the evening. To book your tickets now, CLICK HERE Fightstar is proudly brought to you by Smacktalk.co.za, Fighting Fit Africa, Pitbull Energy Drinks, Onnit,...

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Fightstar Teams Up With LottoStar.co.za

Fightstar Teams Up With LottoStar.co.za Fightstar Teams Up With LottoStar.co.za FightStar are proud to announce their latest partner Lotto Star. LottoStar joined up with Fightstar this week and are looking at a bright future. As south Africa’s top gaming site, Approved and licensed in South Africa by the Mpumalanga Gambling and Racing Board and operated by LottoStar (Pty) Ltd Ltd [Reg no 2007/011071/07 (Licence Number 6519)], LottoStar.co.za is the first website of its kind to ever be launched exclusively for the South African market. Offering up incredible potential jackpot winnings which have never been seen before is something that LottoStar specializes in, and this is achieved by allowing players to bet on the results of a hand-picked selection of spectacular international lottery games. “As massive MMA fans we believe there is no better platform for our brand” said Mike Hurwitz Director at lottostar ” To say we are excited about this...

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Venter VS Ausmeier at FIGHTSTAR 11

Venter VS Ausmeier at FS11   Venter VS Ausmeier at FS11 Fightstar 11 on the 28th of February has just released a second fight that’s on the fight card for the night, Santa-Marie Venter VS Natalie Ausmeier  With the announcement of the EFC Worldwide woman’s division opening this year, Fightstar Fighting Championships is determined to help the growth of woman’s MMA so that South Africa can see more of it’s talented female athletes in the professional league through-out the year by giving the best there is a place to do it in the amateur league. Venter has competed at Fightstar before on two occasions and showcased both a strong ground game as well as a precise talent with in her striking. Ausmeier on the other hand will be stepping into the Fightstar hexagon for the first time, will she be enough to overcome “The Surgeon”? Danella Eliasov opens the...

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THIRD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO FIGHTSTAR 11

THIRD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO FIGHTSTAR 11   THIRD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO FS11 Febuary 28th will now see three new Fightstar Fighting Championship title holders. Johannesburg, South Africa plays home once more to Fightstar Fighting Championships on the 28th of Febraury and it’s already turning into one of the most promising fight nights of the year as a third title is put up for grabs. Jedri Koekemoer will put his all round dangerous skill set to the test against powerhouse JP Van Rooyen in a welterweight title clash along side the other two titles that are being put on the line come fight night. “Now this is a fight I want to see.” said Grant Oliff FS Matchmaker ” Jedri took Cameron Pritchard to the edge and in fact, had him in deep trouble at Fightstar 8. JP Van Rooyen is undefeated 6-0, a...

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Fightstar 11 Opens Up Amateur MMA in 2015

FS11 Opens Up Amateur MMA in 2015 FS11 Opens Up Amateur MMA in 2015 Johannesburg, South Africa is once again home to the biggest Amateur promotion in SA on the 28th of February 2015 as Fightstar 11 begins it’s year of promotions and continues to produce the very best amateur mixed martial arts talent the fans have ever seen. ” 2015 is going to be our biggest year yet. You can expect massive match ups, Title Fights and plenty of them. The last 2 years have seen us grow from strength to strength and in 2015 you will see Fightstar explode! “-  Grant Oliff, Fightstar Matchmaker With the first event of 2015 being headlined by two of South Africa’s best amateur light-heavyweights, Niel Du Plessis VS Merrick Bengis, facing off for the Fightstar Fighting Championship Light-Heavyweight Championship, fans can already expect the upcoming Fightstar 11 show...

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