Articles Posted in the " EFC Africa News " Category

  • Why Advertise With MyAlberton

    In the sophisticated South African media market, smart consumers expect retailers to have an online presence. Newspaper websites (a sub-category of News and Information) had almost 17 million unique visitors in September 2012, spending an average of 36 minutes per visitor on newspaper sites. The number of internet users is on a rapid rise worldwide and the […]


  • Why Advertise With MyAlberton

    In the sophisticated South African media market, smart consumers expect retailers to have an online presence. Newspaper websites (a sub-category of News and Information) had almost 17 million unique visitors in September 2012, spending an average of 36 minutes per visitor on newspaper sites. The number of internet users is on a rapid rise worldwide and the […]


  • EFC 37’S LEON MYNHARDT: LOOKING FOR A TRILOGY SWEEP

    EFC 37’S LEON MYNHARDT: LOOKING FOR A TRILOGY SWEEP Combat Press interviews Mynhardt ahead of his third title defence Johannesburg (South Africa) – Combat Press releases an in-depth interview with Leon ‘Iron Lion’ Mynhardt ahead of his much anticipated third title defence and trilogy against Don ‘Magic Man’ Madge. Written by Neil Rooke. Following is a short exert from […]


  • Buirski warns Madiba about his attitude

    Johannesburg (South Africa) – At EFC 37 the youngest of the Buirski Army will take to the Hexagon on the main card ahead of his older brother’s EFC welterweight title fight. Matthew Buirski will be facing the charismatic and explosive Tumisang ‘The President’ Madiba who is riding a three fight win streak. Buirski was riding a three fight win streak […]


  • Madiba vs. Buirski, 21 February

    Madiba vs. Buirski, 21 February Johannesburg (South Africa) – Tumisang “The President” Madiba is an athlete with massive hype surrounding him. He has been on a three fight win streak since signing with EFC and has earned performance bonuses from all his bouts. Now he faces the next step in competition. At EFC 37 he facesMatt Buirski in what […]


  • Allen vs. Groth to Headline EFC 36, 11 December

    Allen vs. Groth to Headline EFC 36, 11 December EFC Featherweight Championship BOYD ALLEN VS. WADE GROTH PLUS DINO BAGATTIN vs. GORDON ROODMAN IGEU KABESA vs. BAREND NIENABER NKAZIMULO ZULU vs. FRANCOIS GROENEWALD OUMPIE SEBEKO vs. MARINO CUTENDANA PLUS GARETH SAWYER vs. WARREN ALLISON MICHAEL VERMEULEN vs. SORS GROBBELAAR IAN VISSER vs. CHARL HURTER MTHOBISI BUTHELEZI vs. TSHILOMBA MULUMBA KOBA IAKOBIDZE vs. ASHLEY CALVERT PIETIE […]


  • Drotschie Cuts Head On Padded Post

    Drotschie Cuts Head On Padded Post Cape Town (South Africa) – Thursday 6 November, Gideon ‘Juggernaut’ Drotschie attempted to defend his light heavyweight title against Norman ‘Chef’ Wessels. The bout was ended early by a referee stoppage due to excessive bleeding from a cut on Drotschie’s forehead. Many assumptions have been made by various parties for what caused the […]


  • Wessels Claims Gold at GrandWest

    Wessels Claims Gold at GrandWest EFC Light Heavyweight Championship GIDEON DROTSCHIE VS. NORMAN WESSELS AND EFC Heavyweight Championship CHRISTOPHE WALRAVENS VS. BRENDON GROENEWALD PLUS IRSHAAD SAYED vs. ABDUL HASSAN FRANCOIS KABULU vs. PETER QUEALLY SHAUN DE LANGE vs. BRUNO MUKULU STER-KINEKOR PRELIM CARD CHAMPION DALCHA vs. DANIE VAN HEERDEN KNIFE DIDIER vs. ELVIS MOYO LUKE MICHAEL vs. REGIS MUYAMBO ANTHONY MAILER vs. SIZWE MNIKATHI PUPANGA TRESOR vs. TYRON BESTER PETER NYIDE vs. BONEY […]


  • Tension mounts at weigh-in at GrandWest

    Tension mounts at weigh-in at GrandWest EFC Light Heavyweight Championship GIDEON DROTSCHIE VS. NORMAN WESSELS AND EFC Heavyweight Championship CHRISTOPHE WALRAVENS VS. BRENDON GROENEWALD PLUS IRSHAAD SAYED vs. ABDUL HASSAN FRANCOIS KABULU vs. PETER QUEALLY SHAUN DE LANGE vs. BRUNO MUKULU STER-KINEKOR PRELIM CARD CHAMPION DALCHA vs. DANIE VAN HEERDEN KNIFE DIDIER vs. ELVIS MOYO LUKE MICHAEL vs. REGIS MUYAMBO ANTHONY MAILER vs. SIZWE MNIKATHI PUPANGA TRESOR vs. TYRON BESTER PETER […]


  • Iakobidze vs.Calvert, December 11

    Iakobidze vs.Calvert, December 11 Johannesburg (South Africa) – November 11 will see the return of two EFC veterans back in the Hexagon. In a must win at all costs battle for both athletes, Koba ‘Turbo’ Iakobidze will face off against Ashley Calvert. Iakobidze is exceptional boxer from Georgia with a professional MMA record of 1-4. His last fight […]


  • Visser vs. Hurter, December 11

    Visser vs. Hurter, December 11 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Ian Visser is a former heavyweight that struggled to find his feet in the division. In his third appearance he faced the legendary Donovin Hawkey and won with a rear naked choke in the first round. Now he will face the reinvented Charl ‘The Barbarian’ Hurter. Having not competed since […]


  • Speechly vs. Buirski, 11 December

    Speechly vs. Buirski, 11 December Johannesburg (South Africa) – David Buirski will be challenging Adam Speechly for EFC welterweight title on 11 December at EFC 36. There is a lot of sacrifice that goes on behind the scenes for such a massive challenge that many do not have any clue about. Buirki’s wife wrote an insightful article on this unheard […]


  • Official Mobile Partner Of The EFC Announced

    Official Mobile Partner Of The EFC Announced Johannesburg (South Africa) – AG Mobile, one of South Africa’s largest mobile device manufacturers, and EFC have entered into a long-term partnership making them the Official Mobile Partner of the Extreme Fighting Championship. “AG Mobile has grown tremendously, capturing a significant portion of the South African and African markets […]


  • Allen vs Groth, 11 December 06

    Allen vs Groth, 11 December 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Friday Wade ‘Warrior’ Groth met with Graeme to sign his contract. He will be challenging the seemingly unbeatable Boyd Allen for the EFC Featherweight title. Since his return to the Hexagon, Groth has had two memorable wars putting him on a three fight win streak and earning him a title […]


  • Hepburn vs. Mokgolo, November 06

    Hepburn vs. Mokgolo, November 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Chad Hepburn has been fighting MMA since before EFC arrived and built his name up. However, with the new breed of athletes, he has yet to score a win inside of the Hexagon. Now is his chance when he faces striking sensation Sydney ‘Machine Gun’ Mokgolo. Chad Hepburn is an […]


  • Dalcha vs van Heerden, 6 November

    Dalcha vs van Heerden, 6 November Johannesburg (South Africa) – On 6 November we see two of the top EFC light heavyweights go to war. For the DRC behemoth it is just another step towards EFC gold as he looks to go three and zero. For the South African boxer, it is about reaffirming his dominance. […]


  • Tresor vs Bester, November 06

    Tresor vs Bester, November 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Just three weeks out from EFC 35 at GrandWest Casino and Cape Town welterweight Marcel Teniers has had to withdraw from his bout against Tresor due to unforeseen circumstances. Tyrone Bester, who has just come off a fight camp for EFC 34, is eager to step up […]


  • Mailer vs Mnikathi, November 06

    Mailer vs Mnikathi, November 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Anthony Mailer made his EFC debut in Cape Town at EFC 30 againstTshilomba Mulumba. He showcased an efficient ground game to submit Mulumba with a rear naked choke. On November 06 he will face a far more experienced opponent in Sizwe Mnikathi at EFC 35. Sizwe Mnikathi is coming off a […]


  • Tresor vs Teniers, November 06

    Tresor vs Teniers, November 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – Pupanga ‘Chilli Boy’ Tresor is a powerfully skilled welterweight who is yet put a ‘win’ next to his name after two consecutive losses against strong opponents. Now he has the chance for retribution in more than one way when he faces Cape Town’s Marcel ‘Little Hammer’ Teniers at EFC 35. Tresor […]


  • Kabulu vs. Queally, November 06

    Kabulu vs. Queally, November 06 Johannesburg (South Africa) – It was announced earlier today that Francois ‘The Frenchman’ Kabulu is back in EFC and wanted to compete as soon as possible. Kabulu gets his wish and will face off against EFC’s most recent signing, Irishman Peter Queally on the EFC 35 main card. This bout will see two […]