Cape Town (South Africa) – EFC 35 saw a variety of KO finishes and injuries that require mandatory time off from training and competing in order for athletes to recover properly.
MMA PRO SA released their medical and financial penalties from last week’s EFC 35 in Cape Town.
Post event medical suspensions
Chad Hepburn: 14 days medical suspension with no contact due to hematoma.
Tyron Bester: 30 days medical suspension with no contact for 15 days due to TKO.
Luke Michael: Indefinite medical suspension until cleared by a doctor and x-rays for a possible fracture.
Regis Muyambo: 30 days medical suspension with no contact for 15 days due to TKO.
Elvis Moyo: 14 days cautionary medical suspension due to soft tissue swelling.
Danie van Heerden: Indefinite medical suspension until cleared by an orthopaedic surgeon and x-ray.
Christophe Walravens: 45 days medical suspension with no contact for 30 days due to TKO and concussion.
Gideon Drotschie: 14 days medical suspension due to lacerations.
Post event disciplinary action
Pupanga Tresor: Financially penalised R1000.00 for unsportsmanlike conduct due to him and his supports’ behavior post fight. He has been given a warning.
Shaun de Lange: Financially penalised R1000.00 for his misconduct in the hexagon after the fight for swearing as well as for unsportsmanlike behaviour towards his opponent. This is his second offense and he could face suspension as well as financial penalties should this behaviour happen again in future.
Norman Wessels: Financially penalised R1000.00 for unsportsmanlike behaviour during the bout, and a warning has been issued.