Johannesburg, South Africa – The official EFC 49 media day took place this past Saturday ahead of Friday’s mega EFC 49 event which is headlined by the vacant EFC middleweight title fight between South Africa’s fan favourite JP ‘Tinkerbell’ Kruger and England’s behemoth Yannick ‘Black Mamba’ Bahati.
As well as being part of the action, receiving complimentary tickets and winning EFC merchandise, fans in attendance and fans watching live on Periscope bared witness to some great interviews.
Following are the highlight quotes from the day.
“We are gonna keep this title in South Africa. We are gonna keep it in the East Rand.”
Yannick Bahati – Fights South Africa’s JP Kruger
“I believe I am the best middleweight in EFC.”
“McLellan was a good middleweight champion, but if he was around when I signed with EFC I would have come out on top.”
Full video interviews will be released online soon.
EFC 49: Kruger vs. Bahati, presented by BetXchange.com, Friday 13 May at Carnival City in Johannesburg. Tickets are on sale now at www.computicket.com, and the 5 main card bouts including the heavyweight fight between South Africa’s van Zyl and Poland’s Kowalkowski will be broadcast live on kwesesports.com starting at 20:00 (CAT) and delayed live on e.tv after the 20:30 (CAT) movie.