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“If We Started On Our Knees, I’d Still Beat Him”

August 14, 2014

Pena on Groenewald   Demarte Pena after claiming the bantamweight title, EFC 31 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Earlier this week bantamweight challenger Francois ‘Franaconda’ Groenewald made some controversial remarks about champion Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena, ahead of their title showdown on October 02. Groenewald said that the champion has a habit of buckling under pressure, that his well-known game plan of
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Hawkey Doing It For The 031’s

August 13, 2014

Hawkey vs Katz, August 30   Hawkey in action against Hanru Botha, EFC 31 Johannesburg (South Africa) - A year and a half ago Wesley ‘Young Assassin’ Hawkey was down and out. He’d suffered two quick submission losses, was in the midst of turbulent personal issues, and struggling to find his feet in a world turned upside down.
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Zulu Out Of EFC 33

August 13, 2014

Opponent being sought for Hassan   Johannesburg (South Africa) - Former bantamweight champion Nkazimulo ‘Zuluboy’ Zulu has had to step out of his EFC 33 main card bout against Abdul ‘Hollywood’ Hassan, scheduled for August 30. “Zulu has had to bow out of the fight due to personal reasons,” said EFC matchmaker Graeme Cartmell. “He will be back in
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EFC Africa 32 Walk Out Songs

August 13, 2014

Ever wondered wondered what your favourite fighters walkout song is? From now on, Smacktalk will be posting up walkout songs from each and every EFC Africa event! Below you will find the walkouts from EFC Africa 32

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‘Franaconda’ Gets His Title Shot

August 12, 2014

“I’m bringing the title back to SA” Demarte Pena (left) to defend his featherweight belt against Francois Groenewald Johannesburg (South Africa) - Johannesburg and Springs local Francois ‘Franaconda’ Groenewald finally gets a shot at the bantamweight title, when he clashes with champion Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena on October 02. “He’s [Pena] never fought a proper submission specialist,” said Groenewald this
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“Don’t Underestimate Me”

August 12, 2014

McLellan replies to Du Plessis, ahead of Aug 30 title show down Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ McLellan Johannesburg (South Africa) - Earlier today the story was released that top middleweight title contenderDricus du Plessis, who faces the champion Garreth Mclellan on August 30, has deep personal reasons for wanting to lay a beating on ‘Soldierboy’ when they finally meet. Du Plessis revealed
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“I Can’t Wait To F#ck Garreth Up”

August 12, 2014

McLellan vs. Du Plessis, the story behind the fight Number 1 middleweight contender Dricus du Plessis Johannesburg (South Africa) - On 30 August 20 year old sensation Dricus du Plessis faces middleweight champion Garreth Mclellan for his title, in a landmark first ever event to be fought in Durban – the champion’s home town. When the bout was first signed
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EFC Africa 32 – Q & A

August 11, 2014

As we all know, the press conference at the end of every EFC Africa event is often filled to the brim with accredited media that have plenty of questions for the EFC Africa athletes, Match Maker Graeme Cartmell and President Cairo Howarth. At the last press conference we had  few questions that we felt just
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Speechly Takes The Title Again : EFC Africa 32 Results

August 8, 2014

Henry ‘Hurculeez’ Fadipe fails to break the Welterweight curse The night was filled with anticipation and excitement for the main card as we entered The Big Top Arena at Carnival City Johannesburg that no one fully expected until it came about. Bout 1 :  Oumpie Sebeko VS Boney Bukaka The first bout of the night
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The Gospel Of MMA

August 5, 2014

Kruger on coming back JP ‘Tinkerbell’ Kruger takes on Liam Cleland, this Thursday. Pic courtesy of danzfussphotography. Johannesburg (South Africa) - JP Kruger gets back into the Hexagon after his first ever loss this Thursday night, fired up to get back to the five fight winning streak that earned him a title shot. Neil Goyder of themmacorner.com caught
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#PredictionsBattle : Smacktalk VS MuayGuy VS Primal Revolution

August 5, 2014

EFC Africa 32 is right around the corner on August 7th! As always Smacktalk takes on MuayGuy but this time round there’s a third party in the mix! Primal Revolution MMA made the challenge and we accept! CHeck out the predictions this time round for the #PredictionsBattle of #EFC32!

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Fadipe Behind Women’s Month

August 5, 2014

EFC welterweight champion says no to abuse   EFC welterweight champ Henry Fadipe, at Carnival City Johannesburg (South Africa) - EFC welterweight champion Henry ‘Herculeez’ Fadipe landed in Johannesburg yesterday evening, ahead of his title clash with Adam Speechly this Thursday night. He immediately took time out to pay tribute to women the world over, in honour of South Africa’s
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“Henry Can’t Match Adam On The Ground”

August 4, 2014

Opperman believes Speechly has the edge Opperman in action against current champ Henry Fadipe, EFC 26 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Henry ‘Herculeez’ Fadipe ripped his way through the welterweight ranks to take the title, which he defends against Adam ‘The Prodigy’ Speechly this Thursday night. On the strength of his string of finishes many feel that he has the odds
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EFC Africa 33 Heads To Durban

August 4, 2014

EFC Africa hits Durban for the first time in EFC history at the end of August with EFC Africa 33! Middleweight EFC Africa Champion and Durban native, Gareth ‘Soldierboy’ Mclellan returns home to defend his belt against 20 year old fighting sensation Dricus Du Plessis. Plus, Donavin “BamBamz” Hawkey fights for the last time in
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RAGE IS ON!

July 30, 2014

ROODMAN RESPONDS TO DE LANGE Earlier today, De Lange finally broke his silence regarding his up coming fight with Gordon “Rage” Roodman saying that he was quiet only because he was training and that he would be the one to smash Roodman just as he did Saxon Delafield. De Lange went on to say that
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THE FIGHTS WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

July 30, 2014

EFC Welterweight Championship HENRY FADIPE VS. ADAM SPEECHLY EFC Featherweight Championship BOYD ALLEN VS. BAREND NIENABER PLUS LIAM CLELAND vs. JP KRUGER WILHELM STRAUSS vs. ELVIS MOYO  GORDON ROODMAN vs. SHAUN DE LANGE AND WAYDE GROTH vs. PETER NYIDE KNIFE DIDIER vs. SORS GROBBELAAR TUMISANG MADIBA vs. MBULELO SWEKILE TSHILOMBA MULUMBA vs. SIZWE MNIKATHI MICHAEL VERMEULEN vs. IVAN STRYDOM CHIMMY VAN WINKEL vs. GIOVANNI PRETORIUS TUMISANG MADIBA vs. MBULELO SWEKILE PUPANGA TRESOR vs. SYDNEY MOKGOLO BONEY BUKAKA vs. OUMPIE SEBEKO   Johannesburg,
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De Lange Hits Back

July 30, 2014

Cape Town’s sleeper threat, wide awake Cape Town’s Shaun de Lange Johannesburg (South Africa) - Cape Town’s Shaun de Lange has been off the grid ahead of his main card clash with Gordon ‘Rage’ Roodman on August 7. His silence has been amplified by the media activity of Roodman, a self-made ‘media machine’. “He’s going on to his third EFC
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African MMA Is Coming Home

July 30, 2014

Durban’s heroes to battle giants, at the ICC. Johannesburg (South Africa) - African MMA comes home when the EFC organization travels to Durban for the first time for EFC 33: McLellan vs. Du Plessis, taking place at the Durban ICC, August 30. Middleweight champion and event headliner Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ McLellan is Durban born and bred, and has recently relocated
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Tickets On Sale, Noon Today!

July 29, 2014

Mclellan vs Du Plessis, August 30 Johannesburg (South Africa) - Tickets to EFC 33: McLellan vs. Du Plessis, taking place for the first time in Durban, go on sale at computicket at noon, today! “This is the first time we are doing an event in Durban,” said EFC President Cairo Howarth. “We’re very excited. In many ways Durban
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Redemption Coming

July 28, 2014

Grobbelaar vs. Didier, August 7   Johannesburg (South Africa) - This time last year Sors ‘Guru’ Grobbelaar was the EFC heavyweight number one contender, and making his preparations to fight then champion Andrew van Zyl for the belt. He had been hailed as the most fearsome strike threat on the continent, a brutal TKO of Bernardo Mikixi his
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