It’s Fight Night!

Watch EFC AFRICA 18, Live At 23:00 CAT / 21:00 GMT / 16:00 EST + Free Fights Start 2.5 Hours Earlier

Johannesburg, South Africa – After a wait of nearly three months fight night has finally arrived. Today, Friday 1 March, sees Africa’s greatest warriors go to battle with the heavyweight title belt on the line.

Those not able to attend tonight’s event at Carnival City will be able to watch all three main card bouts, live, on the newly launched platform. Full details for following the EFC AFRICA 18 action are as follows:

• 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 Doors open at 5:40pm, first fight starts at 6:15pm.

• Online at – 3 main card bouts, bouts 6&7: All the main card action of Africa’s biggest MMA event is just a click away at
Purchase the evening’s three main bouts for US$24.99. 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. In addition to the main card bouts, bouts 6 & 7, Gideon Drotschie versus Brendon Groenewald and Ricky Misholas versus Sors Grobbelaar will be made available for viewing, live and free of charge.

• 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 6:15pm, book at

• – 3 main card bouts: EFC AFRICA will once again be broadcast live throughout Africa! will broadcast three main card bouts live from 23:05. Simply tune in to from any of the 49 countries that receive 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 23:05 CAT (16:05 EST).

Event times:

Prelim proceedings begin at 18:15 (CAT). EFC AFRICA 18 goes live across the globe at 23:00 (CAT) / 21:00 (GMT), when the first of the three main card bouts begin.

Betting with BetXchange:

Betting on all 13 EFC AFRICA 18 bouts is now open. BetXchange, a title partner to EFC AFRICA, have launched a brand new option for this event allowing punters the added option of predicting the manner of victory on all three main card bouts. Visit for more information. EFC AFRICA 18, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 1 March 2013.