Johannesburg (South Africa) – On Friday the most dangerous man on the continent, heavyweight champion Ruan ‘Fangzz’ Potts, clashes with iron-jawed Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl, in the highly anticipated rematch for Africa’s most coveted belt.
In the build-up to the huge event there are a number of things not to miss, this is what to keep a look out for (times and details may vary):
Monday – 14:00 (CAT)
FightNowTV EFC AFRICA overload TV episode made available on EFCAFRICA.COM
Monday – 16:00 (CAT)
Main event video featuring interviews with champion and contender about the heavyweight title fight
Tuesday – 10:00 (CAT)
Exclusive written interview with Ruan Potts released at EFCAFRICA.COM
Tuesday – 16:00 (CAT)
Video interview highlight featuring the EFC AFRICA 18 prelim bout fighters released at EFCAFRICA.COM
Tuesday – 18:30 (CAT)
Heavyweight champion Ruan Potts on UJ FM (95.4)
Wednesday – 15:30 (CAT)
EFC AFRICA 18 athletes on Mix FM (93.8)
Wednesday – 16:00 (CAT)
Tyron Rightford – ‘Up close and personal’ video released at EFC AFRICA.COM David Buirski – ‘Up close and personal’ video released at EFCAFRICA.COM
Thursday – 06:30 (CAT)
Ruan Potts in studio on Jacaranda FM (94.2)
Thursday – 13:45 (CAT)
Official weigh-in for EFC AFRICA 18 – Get the adrenaline pumping for fight night by watching the live weigh-in, taking place at the Mardi Gras Theatre. Entrance is free. Come and support the athletes and feel the tension as they stare-down during their face-offs.
Friday – 18:15 (CAT)
First prelim bout of EFC AFRICA 18 begins live from Carnival City.
Friday – 23:00 (CAT)
EFC AFRICA 18 goes live across the globe as the first of the three main card bouts begin.
Friday – 30 minutes after the main event ends
EFC AFRICA 18 media conference begins. Media and ticket holders welcome. Interviews with EFC AFRICA President Cairo Howarth, all main card athletes and winners of Fight of the Night, Sub of the Night and KO of the Night announced. Video of the media conference will be available at EFCAFRICA.COM from Monday at midday (CAT).
EFC AFRICA 18, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 1 March 2013. Tickets on sale at Computicket www.computicket.com and tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available at www.numetro.com.
Broadcast information and full fight card available at efcafrica.com