Van Winkel VS. Pretorius

The striker returns

Van Winkel in action against Morne Prinsloo, EFC 32

Johannesburg (South Africa) – Johannesburg, South Africa – The internationally respected striker, Chimmy van Winkel, returns to the EFC Hexagon on August 7, when he clashes with newcomer Giovanni Pretorius on the Ster-Kinekor prelim card.

Van Winkel brings a shining pedigree to his bouts, having held an ISKF (International Shotokan Karate Federation) ranking of 7th and a WKF (World Karate Federation) ranking of 12 in 2012, as well as numerous South African Karate and Kickboxing titles.

Coming off of two losses against highly skilled opponents, he will be looking to reveal a newly polished all round arsenal, crafted at the Rio Grappling fight team, under the guidance of BJJ black belt Jurgen Putter, and alongside Francois GroenewaldJP Kruger and Cedric Doyle, among others.

The EFC 32 Ster-Kinekor Prelim Bouts are exclusively available on the #EFCBigScreen experience at selected Ster-Kinekor cinemas throughout South Africa, and via online and mobile streaming at Tickets are on sale now at

EFC 32, presented by, returns to the Carnival City Big Top Arena, Johannesburg, on Thursday 07 August 2014. Tickets on sale at Book your cinema ticket to all fights live and in state of the art digital projection at Watch the entire event live, from anywhere on the globe, via online streaming at