De Bruyn And Motaung To Bring Their A-Game On 23 November

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Middleweights Armand de Bruyn (3-2) and Pete Motaung (0-1) prepare to face-off in the hexagon at EFC AFRICA 17.

Judo champion De Bruyn, who was on a three fight winning streak until EFC AFRICA 15, looks to get back into title contention with a big win. “I am very excited to redeem myself after my loss against ‘Soldier Boy’. I have been training hard and I promise to bring a good fight,” says De Bruyn.

His opponent Pete Motaung, a Muay Thai and kickboxing champion equipped with devastating strikes, is hoping to add a win to his MMA record. “I am feeling very confident. With the help of my trainers and my training team I’m ready in my stand-up and ground game to take on Armand,” says Motaung.

A middleweight clash not to be missed. This match-up plus the other nine prelim bouts are broadcast exclusively to Nu Metro cinemas across South Africa.

EFC AFRICA 17, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 23 November. Tickets on sale at Computicket and tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available at

The three main card bouts will be broadcast live across Africa on, starting at 22h35 CAT, and broadcast live across North America on Fight NOW! TV, starting 16h30 EST.