Cape Town, South Africa – In an exclusive interview, eNCA’s Simon Stephens talks to EFC matchmaker Graeme Cartmell. Topics covered in the interview include:
– EFC 52 Fight changes:
– A look back at last week’s EFC 51 event.
– A look forward to upcoming bouts for the remainder of 2016
– What goes into making a fight
You can watch the full video interview here: https://www.enca.com/media/video/vodcast-efc-vp-of-talent-graeme-cartmell
Already announced via social media that Tumisang ‘The President’ Madiba will face Sindile Manengela in the opening bout on the main card and Armand Scheepers to take-on Stefan Pretorius. Not announced yet and confirmed at the time of writing, Cape Town fan favourite Shaun de Lange makes his return after over a year off due to injury to face DRC’s Pupanga Tresor in what promises to set the crowd alight with excitement.
The bout between Brazil’s Paulo da Silva vs South Africa’s Sizwe Mnikathi has been cancelled due to Da Silva being unable to receive his visa in time. The lightweight bout between Luke Michael and Tyson Chelin has been cancelled due to injuries.
EFC 52: Madge vs. Costa, Dalcha vs Maphutha, presented by SUPABETS, and takes place on Friday 05 August 2016 at GrandWest, Cape Town. Tickets available at www.computicket.com, all the main card bouts will be broadcast live on www.kwesesports.com starting 20:00 (CAT) and delayed live on e.tv after the 20:30 (CAT) movie.