Category Archives: South Africa MMA News

Fightstar 25 Fight Announcement Hein Pavier vs Edson Fonseca

Fightstar 25 Fight Announcement Hein Pavier vs Edson Fonseca 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 Fightstar match maker has decided to give the next two contenders the scrap they have been asking for. ” Why not? Both these guys deserve a shot at the belt, so let’s make it happen “said, Grant Oliff ” its the ultimate battle of styles, Angola vs South Africa this fight has everything to offer” Catch this massive International bout at Fightstar 25 on the 5th August 2017 at Apache Night Clun Alberton Tickets are limited so make sure you book at computicket...

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FIGHTSTAR 25 FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT

FIGHTSTAR 25 FIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT 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 fight each other at Fightstar 20 and 21 fate seemed to be keeping these two apart. With NKOSIs recent drop to Bantam, the Fightstar fans were at risk of never seeing these two going toe to toe. Currently, the FW CHAMP with a hard fought win over Elbert Steyn CHUCKS is confident that the FUTURE will be stopped. In an absolute barn burner, these two champs will put it all on the line when they face off at FIGHTSTAR 25 for the FW STRAP. Be sure not to miss this one !!!!!!...

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10 DAYS TO EFC SUN CITY

10 DAYS TO EFC SUN CITY 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. Don’t miss any of the action and plan your weekend away now! EFC returns to the ultimate entertainment destination for the organisation’s 61st event, where live from the world-famous Superbowl in Sun City, both the EFC heavyweight and light heavyweight titles will be contested. Heavyweight champion, Andrew van Zyl takes on the division’s biggest threat yet, the undefeated Wessel Mostert. The challenger has put away every fighter he has ever faced, but whether he has what it takes to dethrone the iron-jaw of the three-time heavyweight champion is what remains to be...

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IT’S FIGHT WEEK! Get to Carnival City this Saturday.

IT’S FIGHT WEEK! Get to Carnival City this Saturday. 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 Jose Da Rocha, sees four more top South Africans take on some of the world’s best and features a host of other exciting bouts, don’t miss it! Keep an eye out for the EFC Engaged series which has returned. Episode 1 & 2 can be seen here: Ep1 https://youtu.be/TlVN_cZmbR4 Ep2 https://youtu.be/qssqZ9JfTHs New episodes to be released daily in the build-up to Saturday night’s fights. MAIN CARD LINE-UP Du Plessis (RSA) versus Da Rocha (BRAZIL) De Lange (RSA) versus Cummins (ENGLAND) Groenewald (RSA) versus Rouch (FRANCE) Thomas (WALES) versus Botha (RSA) Ilunga (DRC)...

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Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight

Breaking News Douw Eksteen is out his May 6th Title Fight 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 Steven May. “I couldn’t have asked for a better replacement, ” said matchmaker Grant Oliff ” Steven will be a massive challenge for the champ. It’s going to be a massive scrap ” The official fight card will be released tomorrow and you can be sure that come May 6th the fans are in for another massive night of Fightstar action...

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First event of the year goes down this Saturday!

First event of the year goes down this Saturday! 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 Igeu ‘Smiley’ Kabesa in an epic title fight rematch! Watch the countdown to Kabesa vs Henry: https://youtu.be/C7mk29F56Ao Ahead of the highly anticipated main event, two massive heavyweight bouts will ensue as the Zimbabwean ‘Bomber’ Elvis Moyo clashes with South Africa’s Mike Vermeulen and the undefeated heavyweight prospect, Wessel Mostert collides with England’s KO artist Tony Mustard. Watch the countdown to Moyo vs Vermeulen: https://youtu.be/76MaVjr4k40 Also, flying in from the UK by way of Spain; a dangerous man is looking to make his stamp in the organisation as he goes head-to-head with South...

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Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22

Fightstar Championship announces massive main event for Fightstar 22   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 Event will be shown live on the WSOF channel, since the strategic affiliation with WSOF (World Series of Fighting ) in 2016. In the main event, featherweight Marcel “Madness” Els will face rival and undefeated Featherweight Steven “Guts” Goncalves for the opportunity to claim the No1 spot in the promotion. Fightstar 22 – Els vs Goncalves takes place Saturday March 11th at the John Barrable Hall Benoni JHB. “Man I’m so freaking excited! It’s always a blessing to fight on the Fightstars main card, and having this fight streamed live is something...

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MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY

MEGA MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCHUP AND TWO TITLE FIGHTS – THIS FRIDAY AT CARNIVAL CITY 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 ‘Polish Tank’ Haratyk. Two of the most dominant athletes in different weight divisions will collide for a mega matchup as du Plessis looks to create his legacy as the best athlete in the organisation and Haratyk aims to prove his position at the top of the middleweights. Watch the countdown to du Plessis vs Hartyk: https://youtu.be/5reYwKqag1Y On the same night, the middleweight title is at stake when champion, England’s Yannick ‘Black’ Mamba’ Bahati defends against former welterweight champion, South Africa’s David Buirski. The South African looks to make history yet again by...

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THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN

THE BIGGEST FIGHT IN EFC HISTORY – THIS FRIDAY IN CAPE TOWN 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 ‘The White Tiger’ Sayed. This is undoubtedly the biggest fight in EFC history. Watch the countdown to Pena vs Sayed here: https://youtu.be/MFBjL0EWlwU On the same night, the rematch for the lightweight championship goes down as USA’s Dave ‘The Pain Train’ Mazany puts his title at stake against South African favourite and former champ, Leon ‘Iron Lion’ Mynhardt. See the highlights of their first fight here: https://youtu.be/EitMyvlgcTI Set to open the main card, sees the undefeated Cameron Pritchard take on his biggest challenge yet, he faces the former welterweight champion Dino ‘The Lion’...

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IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY

IT’S FIGHT WEEK – THREE TITLE FIGHTS THIS SATURDAY AT SUN CITY 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 with so much at stake. Watch the countdown to van Zyl vs Moyo: https://youtu.be/WLnjxfjgajA Plus, in the women`s division, Johannesburg`s undefeated Shana ‘Titanium’ Power takes-on Durban`s destructive Amanda ‘Mad Dog’ Lino for the inaugural women`s flyweight championship. The `Titanium` tactician looks to continue her unbeaten record as she goes up against the wrecking machine of `Mad Dog`. History will be made when the first EFC women’s champion is crowned. Watch the countdown to Power vs Lino:https://youtu.be/E2dpxYhQY4o And, Johannesburg’s JP Buys, a man determined on revenge, takes-on his only ever loss, Durban`s Baldwin...

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