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A Brand For Everyone

July 25, 2014

  Johannesburg (South Africa) - Between two massive events, EFC 31 which has recently passed, and EFC 32 coming up at Carnival City in JHB, the EFC organization has been all over mainstream media making impact across all platforms. Don Madge and Soldierboy featured in this month’s Men’s Health SA magazine, BusinessDay spoke MMA money with Cairo, Match-Maker Cartmell visited Cliff Central, and Demarte
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The Will To Fight

July 25, 2014

Speechly ready for title challenge   Adam ‘The Prodigy’ Speechly Johannesburg (South Africa) - Adam ‘The Prodigy’ Speechly is not your typical MMA athlete (if there is one). A former champion, he has ridden the wave that is elite MMA competition to the highest peaks. Now preparing for his title re-challenge against Henry Fadipe (Speechly was the first EFC welterweight
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The Game Plan King

July 24, 2014

What does Nienaber have in store for Allen? Barend ‘BB Gun’ Nienaber Johannesburg (South Africa) - Barend ‘BB Gun’ Nienaber proved himself the ‘game plan King’ with his wrestling domination of Brendon Katz at EFC 29. On August 07 he faces the toughest opponent of his career, Body Allen, for the EFC featherweight title. How will he be preparing for the
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Jones vs DC : Let the Breakdowns Begin

July 24, 2014

Taking a look at some numbers on Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier… UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones As soon as it was announced that Daniel Cormier was stepping in for the injured Alexander Gustafsson to face UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 178 on September 27, breakdowns of one
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Christmas Comes Early for Daniel Cormier

July 24, 2014

“September 28th, you’re going to be writing what a performance Daniel Cormier put on at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.” – Daniel Cormier UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier When Daniel Cormier beat Dan Henderson at UFC 173 in May and said that he was willing to wait for a shot at light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he didn’t
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Hulme Ruling Finalised

July 23, 2014

6 Month suspension for illegal strike Mark Hulme at weigh-in, EFC 29 Johannesburg (South Africa) - A decision regarding the alleged illegal strikes landed by Mark Hulme in the Hulme vs. Morne Prinsloo (EFC 29), has been finalised after an appeal by Hulme. In the first round of that bout Hulme landed three elbows to Prinsloo’s back. Referee Ian Pienaar
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Kruger Prepares With Velasquez

July 23, 2014

Tinkerbell’ at AKA, San Jose Kruger with UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez Johannesburg (South Africa) - JP ‘Tinkerbell’ Kruger is currently in the city of San Jose, US, preparing for his main card middleweight bout with Johannesburg’s Liam Cleland, taking place on August 07. Kruger has been training at AKA (American Kickboxing Academy), the home of UFC heavyweight champion
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The Fight That Had To Happen

July 23, 2014

Fadipe vs. Speechly a year in the making Johannesburg (South Africa) - On August 07 Adam ‘The Prodigy’ Speechly goes up against EFC welterweight and undefeated champion Henry ‘Herculeez’ Fadipe. This is not the first time Speechly and Fadipe have crossed paths. In December last year Fadipe was making waves across the globe. Fresh from a first round submission
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Daron Cruickshank Detroit Next Great Export

July 22, 2014

“Everything is coming together for me right now. I haven’t peaked in my career yet.” – Daron Cruickshank The city of Detroit is an American institution. The Midwestern industrial hub was the birthplace of the automobile industry at the turn of the 20th century and the rhythm of machine presses and assembly lines became the
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NEW UFC RANKINGS McGREGOR RANKS TOP 10

July 22, 2014

With two huge UFC shows last week there was sure to be a ton of movement in the rankings. Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone made the biggest moves. After almost a year on the shelf recovering from a torn ACL, “Notorious” Conor McGregor returned at Fight Night Dublin and looked as good as ever. The budding Irish
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FightStar 8 on the 26th July – Weigh ins on 25th July

July 21, 2014

FightStar 8 released their fightcard last week and now at 24 huge fights for the night #FS8 promises to be the biggest show yet! FightStar 8 weigh ins will be held at Peak Performance on the 25th of July in Bedford Center, Johannesburg. A huge fight card is about to hit the Johannesburg MMA scene
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Apocalypse Fight Gear Hits FightStar

July 21, 2014

New sponsors at FightStar are ready to take MMA to the next level With fighters such as Brendon Groenewald, Luke Michael, Regis Muyombo, Gordon Roodman, Knife Dieder, Wade Groth, Nkazimulo Zulu, Josh Muller, Shaun De Lange And Nathan Frederick on board with their brand, Apocalypse Fight Gear have been making an impact already that has been seen not only through out the MMA community
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