South Africa takes on the world at Carnival City in Johannesburg.

Johannnesburg, South Africa – The EFC lightweight champion Leon `Iron Lion` Mynhardt, representing South Africa, is set to defend his belt against America`s Dave `The Pain Train` Mazany. After defeating the inaugural EFC champion and remaining undefeated in the Hexagon, the Alaskan is but one step away from claiming what he believes is rightfully his, but Pretoria`s favourite son will do everything in his power to keep gold on African shores. Watch the countdown to Mynhardt vs. Mazany here:

Angola`s Marino Cutendana looks to further his title challenger status when takes-on South Africa`s Baldwin Mdlalose in an official number one flyweight contender bout. Cutendana is on the hunt to become the second Angolan EFC champion. Watch the countdown to Cutendana vs. Mdlalose here:

The former featherweight champion, Scotland`s Danny Henry faces South Africa`s Barend Nienaber in a bid towards divisional supremacy. Both men are in search of a return to the top and in search of a potential rematch with the champ.

South Africa`s Gareth Buirski is set to face Brazil`s fierce BJJ blackbelt, Magno Alves and South Africa`s ever popular Tumisang Madiba goes head-to-head with DRC`s Anicet Kanyeba in the opening bout on the main card.

All this and so much more with an action packed prelim card. Get to Carnival City to watch the entire event live!

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EFC 51 WEIGH-IN: Free and open to fans – Witness the stare-downs live – Merchandise & ticket giveaways
Date: Thursday 14 July 2016
Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Venue: Mardi Gras Theatre, Carnival City
Live via online streaming on

Date: Friday 15 July 2016
Time: Prelim bouts start 16:45, main card bouts start at 20:00
Venue: Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg
Live via online streaming on – 20:00 (CAT)
Live on Fight Sports – 20:00 (CAT)
Delayed live on – 22:30 (CAT)

Date: Friday 15 July 2016
Time: 30 minutes after the last fight
Venue: Mardi Gras Theatre, Carnival City
Live via online streaming on

EFC 51: Mynhardt vs Mazany, presented by SUPABETS, takes place on Friday 15 July at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets available at, all the main card bouts will be broadcast live on starting 20:00 (CAT) and delayed live on after the 20:30 (CAT) movie.