From EFC Africa:
EFC AFRICA Heavyweight Championship
RUAN POTTS vs.BERNARDO MIKIXI
EFC AFRICA Featherweight Championship
DEMARTE PENA vs.TERENCE GRIESSEL
EFC AFRICA Welterweight Championship
JADYSON COSTA vs.MICHIEL OPPERMAN
WADE HENDERSON vs.TUMELO MAPHUTA
GARETH BUIRSKI vs.MARKUS TALJAARD
FRANCOIS KABULU vs.NICHOLAS RADLEY
ANDREW VAN ZYL vs.IAN VISSER
JC LAMPRECHT vs.DANIEL SINCLAIR
DANIE VAN HEERDEN vs.DAIN NEVELING
FRANCOIS GROENEWALD vs.JEAN-LUC KAZADI
RICKY MISHOLAS vs.WILHELM STRAUSS
WADE GROTH vs.KHALIL AKLEKER
BRENDON GROENEWALD vs.SORS GROBBELAAR
Johannesburg (South Africa) – It’s fight week and the excitement is reaching fever pitch with only four days to go until fight night on 19 October at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena. With thirteen exciting bouts, including three title fights, EFC AFRICA 16 is definitely not to be missed. Ruan Potts and Bernardo Mikixi will be battling it out for the heavyweight title, Demarte Pena and Terrence Griessel fight for the featherweight title, and Jadyson Costa will defend his welterweight title against Michiel Opperman.
To get a taste of the electric MMA atmosphere before fight night, get down to the Mardi Gras Theatre at Carnival City on the 18th of October. Weigh-in will start at 13:45. Entrance to the public is free, so come and show your support for your favourite athletes.
Here is how to make sure you don’t miss one kick, slick submision or hard-hitting blow.
• Live event – all 13 bouts: Carnival City’s Big Top Arena presents unparalleled view, sound, lighting and atmosphere. Tickets for the live event are still available at Computicket www.computicket.com. Doors open at 5pm, first fight starts at 5:40pm.
• Nu Metro – all 13 bouts: For an unmatched larger than life audio-visual experience, look no further than EFC AFRICA’s live nationwide broadcast to Nu Metro cinemas. See the action as it happens at Hyde Park, Bedford Centre, The Glen, Canal Walk, V&A Waterfront, Pavilion, Menlyn Park, Loch Logan, Riverside, Klerksdorp, Walmer Park, Montecasino, Clearwater Mall, Brightwater Commons, Boardwalk, Grandwest, Emperors Palace, Hatfield Plaza, N1 City, North Park Mall, Worcester, Benoni Lakeside Mall and Galleria. Live broadcast starts at 5:40pm, book at www.numetro.co.za.
• e.tv – 3 main card bouts: EFC AFRICA will once again be broadcast live throughout Africa! e.tv will broadcast three main card bouts live from 22:30. Simply tune in to e.tv from any of the 49 countries that receive e.tv and see Africa’s finest go to war!
• Fight Now TV – 3 main card bouts: For fans in USA, Canada and the Caribbean, EFC AFRICA will be broadcast live on Fight Now TV, America's only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel. Three main card bouts will be shown live from 22:30 CAT (16:30 EST).
• Online pay-per-view – 3 main card bouts: All the main card action of Africa’s biggest MMA event is just a click away at http://shop.efcafrica.com Purchase the evening’s three main bouts for less than USD25 (only R195). Once purchased, bouts can be viewed as many times as you like within 24 hours. Bouts will be available for purchase before, during and after the event takes place.
EFC AFRICA 16, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 19 October. Tickets on sale at Computicket www.computicket.com and tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available at www.numetro.com. The three main card bouts will be broadcast live across Africa on e.tv, starting at 22h30 CAT.
About EFC AFRICA™ – The Extreme Fighting Championship™Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, EFC AFRICA™ now produces 8 live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) events annually, all hosted on the African continent. With over 100 athletes exclusively signed to the promotion from across the continent (from Angola, DRC, Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa and more), EFC AFRICA is the biggest MMA promotion and showcases the toughest athletes on the continent.
EFC AFRICA™ events are broadcast live in 49 countries on e.tv, Africa's largest English TV channel, to millions of viewers across the continent. The events are also broadcast live to millions of homes in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean on FIGHT NOW TV, America's only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel. Furthermore, EFC AFRICA™ programming is broadcast across the African continent on FX, part of the Fox International Channels network as well as throughout Europe on EUROSPORT. The live internet broadcast on EFCAFRICA.com is watched by viewers around the world, and the events are also broadcast live to all NU METRO cinemas across South Africa giving thousands of additional MMA fans a larger than life event experience.
EFC AFRICA™ also boasts a powerful international presence with bouts and promo videos from the latest events being covered heavily by local and international MMA and mainstream sports, entertainment and news media. EFCAFRICA.com, the official website, receives unprecedented unique visitor numbers for an African sports organization and EFC AFRICA also has a massive and rapidly growing Twitter and Facebook following, proving once again that EFC AFRICA™ is the fastest growing sports brand in Africa.