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Opie Out Of EFC

September 29, 2014

Breaking news: Tumelo 'The Truck' Maphutha enters to face Motaung. Opie is out and his EFC career is over. Full story soon. — EFC WORLDWIDE™ (@EFCworldwide) September 29, 2014 This morning is was announced via Twitter that Fraser “The Omen” Opie was out of EFC 34 in his main card fight against Pete Motaung on
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It’s Fight Week!

September 29, 2014

  Johannesburg (South Africa) - 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 favorites, let your inhibitions go and make some noise. Place your bets now or at Carnival City with BetXchange.com Mynhardt and Pena look to hold on to
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Behind Closed Doors

September 26, 2014

Anton Geyser takes us closer   Johannesburg (South Africa) - Get a close look, and compare championship fighters Leon Mynhardt andSibusiso Mdoko as they prepare for next week Thursday’s encounter at Carnival City. World-renowned photographer Anton Geyser entered Team CIT MMA in Pretoria and Panther Fighting Academy in Cape Town to give us perspective of what is going down
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1 Week To Go

September 25, 2014

  Johannesburg (South Africa) - 1 week to go! Here’s the full fight card. Mynhardt and Pena look to hold on to EFC gold and continue their reign as world champions. Heavyweights Van Zyl and Mbuyi collide in a number one contender fight. Opie is determined to destroy as he goes head-to-head with the returning Motaung, and with two back-to-back performance bonuses,Madiba flips his way onto the
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Open Workouts This Saturday

September 25, 2014

  Johannesburg (South Africa) - Are you in JHB this weekend? Get to the open workouts at Carnival City this Saturday at 14:00 – 15:00 for some kick-ass demonstrations, face-offs, FREE stuff and interviews. EFC 34: Mynhardt vs Mdoko, Pena vs Groenewald is presented by BetXchange.com, and takes place on Thursday 2 October 2014 at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets on sale at www.computicket.com. Book your
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“I’m Main Card Material”

September 23, 2014

Tumisang “The President” Madiba makes his way into his first appearance on an EFC Africa main card when he faces off against wrestling sensation Pierre Botha at EFC 34   From early into his career as an amateur Tumisang “The President” Madiba has been a great show man in the cage with a skill set
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KO Kid VS Submission Artist

September 19, 2014

H. Botha headlines the Ster-Kinekor prelim bouts against N. Feiteira Hanru Botha & Nelson Feiteira Johannesburg (South Africa) - Get your ultimate front row seat to the action on 2 October, and watch EFC 34. Hanru Botha headlines the Ster-Kinekor prelim bouts against the talented submission artist,Nelson Feiteira. Not many people have true KO power, but this wrestling
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September 19, 2014

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EFC Cape Town Ticket Sales Now Open

September 18, 2014

EFC 35, November 6, GrandWest, Cape Town   Gideon Drotschie faces with Norman Wessels at EFC 28 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Ticket sales are now open for EFC 35, the mammoth heavyweight and light heavyweight double title fight event, taking place on November 6 at GrandWest in Cape Town. The last EFC event held in Cape
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Groenewald Out To Finish Pena

September 18, 2014

Combat Press reports on upcoming title fight   Francois Groenewald in the Hexagon Johannesburg (South Africa) - Combat Press releases an in-depth interview featuring Francois Groenewald ahead of his anticipated title challenge against Demarte Pena. Written by Neil Rooke. Following is a short exert from the intriguing story published yesterday, see the full article here:combatpress.com/2014/09/efc-africas-francois-groenewald-out-to-finish-demarte-pena/ Seven of Groenewald’s eight
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EFC Hits Spain

September 17, 2014

The Extreme Fighting Championship goes live in Spain with Fight Sports and ONO   Johannesburg (South Africa) - It has just been announced that EFC, one of the world’s most watched MMA organisation, is now broadcasting EFC fights daily throughout Spain, and all future EFC events will be televised live in the European powerhouse. EFC is
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Unfriendly Welcome

September 16, 2014

Cameron Meintjies debuts against Warren Allison   Warren Allison submits Jason Culverwell at EFC 31 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Shawn Marx, the middleweight scheduled to fight at EFC 34 is injured, and has been forced to pull out of his upcoming bout against Warren Allison. Today it was confirmed that Marx is to be replaced by Durban’s
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Training Day

September 15, 2014

Franaconda preparing for ‘The Wolf’ Francois Groenewald doing bag work Johannesburg (South Africa) - Late last week, world-renowned photographer Anton Geyser visited the BJJ specialist, and number one contender Francois ‘Franaconda’ Groenewald whilst in training for his imminent clash with Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena. Francois spent the day training with teammate JP Kruger and doing some light hearted pose
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When Opportunity Knocks, Take It

September 15, 2014

Mdoko vs Mynardt, October 2 Sibusisu ‘The Monster’ Mdoko’ entering the Hexagon Johannesburg (South Africa) It was just over a year ago when Sibusisu ‘The Monster’ Mdoko made his EFC debut. On a weeks notice, he stepped in to face Hexagon veteran Alex Cheboub in what turned out to be a three round war that Mdoko lost by
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A Clash Of Styles

September 12, 2014

Eastern Sanda vs. western kickboxing   Heinrich Potgieter , Sydney Mokgolo Johannesburg (South Africa) - Two electrifying strikers, Heinrich Potgieter and Sydney Mokgolo are set to make their debuts in the hexagon at EFC 34 in a bout between two very distinctive striking styles, eastern Sanda vs. western kickboxing. Sydney Mokgolo is a South African kickboxing champion with devastating striking
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The Future Of MMA

September 11, 2014

Meet the nine latest signings   Johannesburg (South Africa) - The number of world-class mixed martial artists that the EFC organization has contracted is vast, and is beyond the majority of MMA organisations from around the world. EFC continues to grow its roster without slowing down, and this week welcomes nine new athletes into the organization.
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Ready To Break The Curse

September 11, 2014

Adam Speechly signs to fight David Buirski at The Dome   Adam Speechly (Right) with Peter Smith and Graeme Cartmell Johannesburg (South Africa) - Adam Speechly, the current and two-time EFC welterweight champion entered EFC HQ this afternoon with head trainer Peter Smith and put pen to paper confirming Speechly’s title defense. Speechly has signed to face
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Destiny Man Features ‘The Wolf’

September 11, 2014

  Demarte Pena enters the Hexagon Johannesburg (South Africa) - Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena, the most dominant champion in EFC history, is featured in Destiny Man, ahead of his title defense against Francois Groenewald. www.destinyman.com/2014/09/09/theres-more-to-this-wolf-than-just-his-bite EFC AFRICA 34, presented by BetXchange.com, takes place on Thursday 02 October 2014 at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets on sale at www.computicket.com. Book your cinema
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Shift In Weight

September 11, 2014

Multiple Athletes Change Divisions   Tshilumba Mulumba weighs in Johannesburg (South Africa) - A number of EFC athletes have recently changed weight divisions in order to reach maximum pound-for-pound potential. “We don’t mind the guys moving weight divisions too much,” said EFC President Cairo Howarth. “As long as weight cuts are done safely and responsibly, athletes
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Rest Made Me Stronger

September 9, 2014

Up close with Mynhardt Johannesburg (South Africa) - Just prior to filming the EFC 34 countdown show, we caught up with lightweight champion Leon ‘Iron Lion’ Mynhardt to get a closer look at his mindset in the lead up to his title defense against Sibusiso ‘The Monster’ Mdoko. EFC: Mdoko has finished all three of his last fights. Does
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