Category Archives: South Africa MMA News

The countdown to EFC Durban has begun!

The countdown to EFC Durban has begun! Less than 10 days to go - The countdown to EFC Durban has begun! On Saturday 7 October the southern hemisphere’s leading MMA organisation returns to Durban for EFC 64 and it promises to be a night of action packed fights. In his home-town, South Africa's fighting pioneer, Wesley Hawkey…
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Fightstar 25 Fight Announcement Hein Pavier vs Edson Fonseca

[adsenseyu1] Fightstar 25 Fight Announcement Hein Pavier vs Edson Fonseca [adsenseyu2] Fightstar 25 Fight Announcement Hein Pavier vs Edson Fonseca FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT !!!!! Another massive fight to hit the Fightstar 25 card is the Interim WW Title bout between Hein Pavier and Edson Fonseca. With current champ HP van Staden still out with injury, the…
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FIGHTSTAR 25 FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT

[adsenseyu1] FIGHTSTAR 25 FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT [adsenseyu2] FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT FS 25 It's TIME!!!! After waiting for each other since Fightstar 20 NKOSI "The FUTURE" KING will get a chance to prove he is the Future when he steps in the Cage against his toughest opponent to date - The Current FW Champ CHUKS OKOLI Set to…
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10 DAYS TO EFC SUN CITY

[adsenseyu1] 10 DAYS TO EFC SUN CITY [adsenseyu2] 10 DAYS TO EFC SUN CITY IT DOESN’T GET BIGGER THAN THIS! Get to all the EFC Sun City events, including the weigh-ins, volleyball on the beach with EFC stars and BetXchange girls, a huge fight card plus the official After Party presented by 5FM at Encore.…
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK! Get to Carnival City this Saturday.

[adsenseyu1] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! Get to Carnival City this Saturday. [adsenseyu2] SOUTH AFRICA TAKES ON BRAZIL, ENGLAND, FRANCE, WALES AND THE DRC The best of the best, from around the world, are descending on Johannesburg. The action filled fight card is headlined by the welterweight championship bout between South Africa’s Dricus du Plessis and Brazil's…
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Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight

[adsenseyu1] Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight [adsenseyu2] 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…
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First event of the year goes down this Saturday!

[adsenseyu1] First event of the year goes down this Saturday! [adsenseyu2] FIRST EVENT OF THE YEAR GOES DOWN THIS SATURDAY! Scotland's Danny Henry made headlines when he handed Boyd Allen his first ever loss in EFC. Now fate turns in his favour as he steps in, replacing an injured Allen to face the undefeted champion…
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Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22

[adsenseyu1] Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22   [adsenseyu2] 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…
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MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY

[adsenseyu1] MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS - THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY [adsenseyu2] MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS - THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY This Friday sees welterweight champion, South Africa's Dricus 'Stillknocks' du Plessis in the biggest fight of his career as he takes on top middleweight contender, Poland's Rafal…
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THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN

[adsenseyu1] THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY - THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN [adsenseyu2] THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY - THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN This Friday at GrandWest the undisputed king of the 135-pound division will be crowned as the reigning and undefeated champion, Demarte 'The Wolf' Pena, faces the interim champion, Irshaad…
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY

[adsenseyu1] IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY [adsenseyu2] IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY Former two-time champion Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl steps in on late-notice to take on the Zimbabwean `Bomber` Elvis Moyo for the vacant EFC heavyweight championship. A massive rematch…
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It’s Fight Week – UK versus RSA this Friday!

[adsenseyu1] It's Fight Week - UK versus RSA this Friday! [adsenseyu2] It's Fight Week - UK versus RSA this Friday! Johannesburg, South Africa – This Friday at Carnival City, two of the world`s best sports nations are set to collide in combat. South Africa`s most dangerous mixed martial artists are taking on the champion from the UK and…
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SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER

[adsenseyu1] SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER [adsenseyu2] SUPACORE COMPRESSION WEAR BETTER August 2016 Supacore, an Australian compression wear brand that offers the latest technology in recovery and injury prevention is now available in South Africa. The compression garments are designed with the latest technology to provide the ultimate quality in compression, comfort, fit and performance. Supacore’s…
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It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday.

[adsenseyu1] It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday. [adsenseyu2] It’s Fight Week! EFC 52 in Cape Town, this Friday. Public enemy no.1 is back! Brazil`s Jadyson Costa has returned to Cape Town to face his former student, Cape Town favourite, Don Madge. Presented by Supabets, the Mother City sees another enormous action…
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Last Fighter Standing JHB and PTA

[adsenseyu1] Last Fighter Standing JHB and PTA [adsenseyu2] Where: Both events will be held at the same venue: Fourways Action Sports Arena Unit 8, Northlands Production Park Epsom Road North Riding GPS Coordinates: -26.0346511,27.948563,17 Link to Google maps: http://bit.ly/2a7L6Vw There will be plenty of parking. Safe, monitored off street parking available at the venue When:…
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Last Fighter Standing: Cape of Storms Ready to Rumble

[adsenseyu1] Last Fighter Standing: Cape of Storms Ready to Rumble [adsenseyu2] July 2016 LAST FIGHTER STANDING COMES TO CAPE TOWN THIS JULY New fight promotion and reality t.v show Last Fighter Standing (LFS) is heading for Cape Town on 9 July for the second round of its five legged elimination show. Coming off its riveting…
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It’s fight week – EFC 50 this Friday live from Sun City!

[adsenseyu1] It's fight week - EFC 50 this Friday live from Sun City! [adsenseyu2] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! SUPABETS brings you EFC 50, this Friday at Sun City!Headlined by the vacant EFC welterweight championship fight between Pretoria’s Dricus ‘Stillknocks’ du Plessis and Martin ‘The Punisher’ van Staden. Watch the Countdown to this mega-matchup here:https://youtu.be/7jL4BVQxOI4 Also featuring…
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Last Fighter Standing: Weigh – In Results

[adsenseyu1]  Last Fighter Standing: Weigh - In Results  [adsenseyu2] Last Fighter Standing Durban weigh in 4th June June 2016 Greyville racecourse was packed with intense energy and anticipation on Saturday as 28 Last Fighter Standing (LFS) fighters weighed in for the Durban LFS prelims. The winner from each weight division will progress to the October…
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Fightstar FC 18 / WSOF GC South Africa Results

[adsenseyu1] Fightstar FC 18 / WSOF GC South Africa Results [adsenseyu2] 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…
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It’s Fight Week: EFC Cape Town This Friday!

[adsenseyu1] It's Fight Week: EFC Cape Town This Friday! [adsenseyu2] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! Two new champions will be crowned in Cape Town this Friday!In the main event, former heavyweight champion Brendon Groenewald looks to recapture the coveted title. With his sublime Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills, Groenewald faces the toughest and one of most experienced athletes in the…
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WSOF-GC Announces WSOF Global – South Africa

[adsenseyu1]  WSOF-GC Announces WSOF Global - South Africa [adsenseyu2] 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 -…
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK!

[adsenseyu1] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! [adsenseyu2] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! Get ready for the first event of the year, headlined by a championship title fight and the ultimate dream match-up. Recently crowned, Scotland’s Danny Henry looks to cement his legacy with his first title defence. Standing in his way of divisional domination is the undefeated wrestling champion…
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Cape Fight League Signs Sanctioning Partnership for PRO K1

[adsenseyu1] Cape Fight League Signs Sanctioning Partnership for PRO K1 [adsenseyu2] Cape Fight League Signs Sanctioning Partnership for PRO K1 Cape Town, January 2016 Following its announcement last week that Cape Town’s favourite fight promotors, Cape Fight League (CFL) will be turning professional, further developments have been made and are ready to be announced in…
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK! The final event of the year goes down this Saturday.

[adsenseyu1] IT’S FIGHT WEEK! The final event of the year goes down this Saturday. [adsenseyu2] IT’S FIGHT WEEK! The final event of the year goes down this Saturday. The reckoning of the dreaded welterweight curse is set! 12 December sees the champion David Buirski defend his illustrious title against the number one contender Martin ‘The Punisher’ van…
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EFC 44 FIGHT WEEK!

[adsenseyu1] EFC 44 FIGHT WEEK! [adsenseyu2] IT'S FIGHT WEEK! EFC returns to Carnival City with the biggest foreign invasion in history! Three championship fights go down this Saturday; it does not get any bigger than this! In the heavyweight division and in what EFC pundits are calling the heavyweight matchup of the century, the champion Andrew…
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EFC 41: ITS FIGHT WEEK

[adsenseyu1] EFC 41: ITS FIGHT WEEK [adsenseyu2] FIGHT WEEK IS HERE! It’s fight week! EFC returns to Carnival City this Saturday for the massive double championship fight card to be broadcast on TV around the world. The event is headlined by the most dominant champion in EFC history, Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena, facing his newest challenge in…
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Fightstar 11 Tickets Now Available

[adsenseyu1] Fightstar 11 Tickets Now Available  [adsenseyu2]  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.…
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Fightstar Teams Up With LottoStar.co.za

[adsenseyu1] Fightstar Teams Up With LottoStar.co.za [adsenseyu2] 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…
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Venter VS Ausmeier at FIGHTSTAR 11

[adsenseyu1] Venter VS Ausmeier at FS11 [adsenseyu2]  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…
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THIRD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO FIGHTSTAR 11

[adsenseyu1] THIRD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO FIGHTSTAR 11 [adsenseyu2]  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…
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Fightstar 11 Opens Up Amateur MMA in 2015

[adsenseyu1] FS11 Opens Up Amateur MMA in 2015 [adsenseyu2] 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…
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