EFC AFRICA Featherweight Championship
DEMARTE PENA VS. ABDUL HASSAN
Johannesburg (South Africa) – Four colossal clashes featuring some of the biggest stars in African MMA are confirmed for EFC AFRICA 21, presented by MusclePharm, at Carnival City on 25 July.
Undefeated featherweight champion Demarte ‘The Wolf’ Pena will be challenged by Abdul ‘Hollywood’ Hassan, his toughest opponent yet. Hassan is a master of the ground, a consummate striker and a perfect strategist. A veteran and a member of the first wave of African mixed martial artists his game is without holes, a complete challenger in the mold of the champion himself. At EFC AFRICA 21 two athletes at their prime face near mirror versions of themselves for the champion’s belt, only sheer determination will separate them.
Sors ‘Guru’ Grobbelaar, a striking colossus and a kickboxing king on a winning tear stands toe to toe with Bernardo ‘The Black Panther’ Mikixi, the Angolan wrecking machine who has never entered into the third round. When these two collide there will be no hesitation and no thought of a points victory. They are fighting for the heavyweight number one contender spot and both will move mountains to achieve their goal. Expect an earthquake as these giants go to war.
Boyd Allen is infinitely dangerous and undefeated in the Hexagon. He faces Durban self-proclaimed bad boy Wesley ‘Young Assassin’ Hawkey in a clash that will push both athletes to the limit. Will The ‘Young Assassin’ be able to put a stop to Allen’s meteoric rise to the top?
Martin ‘The Punisher’ van Staden does battle with Nigeria’s own Irishman Henry ‘Herculeez’ Fadipe. Will Fadipe’s controlled game be able to withstand the rage of the Punisher, or will Van Staden tear through the up-and-comer?
EFC AFRICA brings you 13 action packed bouts in one night. Full fight card to be announced shortly.
EFC AFRICA 21, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 25 July 2013. Tickets on sale soon at www.computicket.com. Tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available now at www.numetro.com.
Broadcast information and full fight card available at efcafrica.com