Born To Be A Champion

The Van Heerden brothers talk Danie’s coming title shot

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Danie van Heerden has been fighting his whole life. Born into the legendary Van Heerden boxing family he started boxing training at the age of five.

Today his brother, Chris, is the IBO welterweight champion of the world. On June 27 Danie van Heerden challenges Gideon Drotschie for the interim EFC AFRICA light heavyweight title.

In this video the brothers talk about what it was like growing up in a boxing family, and why Danie simply won’t lose.

EFC AFRICA 20, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 27 June 2013. Tickets on sale now at Tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available soon at

Broadcast information and full fight card available at