South African champion, Leon ‘Iron Lion’ Mynhardt will enter the Hexagon as the favourite over America’s Dave ‘The Pain Train’ Mazany in the main event of the evening. Added to this, Mynhardt’s teammate Gareth Buirski will see himself enter the Hexagon as the favourite over Brazil’s highly touted Magno ‘Popeye’ Alves.
In the flyweight number one contender bout between Angola’s Marino Cutendana and South Africa’s Baldwin Mdlalose, it is the Angolan who enters as the favourite. In a similar fashion, Scotland’s Danny Henry opens as the favourite with money to be made on South Africa’s Nienaber.
Testament to how evenly matched and exciting the opening bout will be, South Africa’s Tumisang Madiba and DRC’s Anicet Kanyeba are even money.
Odds on all of Friday night’s bouts are as follows:
Mynhardt vs Mazany – Mynhardt the favourite at 13/20 vs 11/10.
Cutendana vs Mdlalose – Cutendana the favourite at 9/20 vs 15/10.
Henry vs Nienaber – Henry the favourite at 13/20 vs 11/10.
Buirski vs Alves – Buirski the favourite at 9/20 vs 15/10.
Madiba vs Kanyeba – Even money at 8/10 vs 8/10.
Seabi vs Ilunga – Ilunga the favourite at 9/10 vs 8/10.
Luindula vs Openshaw – Even money at 8/10 vs 8/10.
Van der Merwe vs Kim – Even money at 8/10 vs 8/10.
Coxen vs Ambamba – Even money at 8/10 vs 8/10.
Henning vs Hlatswayo – Henning the favourite at 15/20 vs 1/1.
Mulumba vs Ntumba – Even money at 8/10 vs 8/10.
Fans can place bets either by visiting www.supabets.co.za, visiting one of the many SUPABETS outlets or by SMSing ‘BET’ to 31388 to have a call centre agent call you back.
EFC 51: Mynhardt vs Mazany, presented by SUPABETS, takes place on Friday 15 July at Carnival City, Johannesburg. 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.