Get to Carnival City for the EFC 53 media day on 27 August

Johannesburg, South Africa – EFC will be hosting the official EFC 53 media day at the Big Top Arena Foyer, Carnival City on Saturday 27 August at 14:00. Open to all members of the press for exclusive interviews and free for all fans to meet their favourite athletes ahead of next month’s EFC event in Carnival City.

See England’s Yannick Bahati stand face-to-face for the first time with South Africa’s Michiel Opperman. Plus, South Africa’s Boyd Allen and Wales’ Azi Thomas will meet for the first time and Scotland’s Danny Henry meets South Africa’s Wade Groth.

Don’t miss the ticket and merchandise giveaways and fans whom answer the EFC quiz questions on the day win even more.

Plus, fans in attendance have the opportunity to take part in live media action. Those who capture the best athlete face-offs and other great photos from the day and upload them on social media stand a chance of winning more!

All this and so much more live from Carnival City next Saturday. So much more for fans than just the fights!

Get to the media day next Saturday to see the fighters talking about their upcoming bouts, feel the tension and be part of the action.

– Exclusive interviews
– Fighter face-offs
– Ticket and merchandise giveaways
– Photo opportunities

Location: Big Top Arena Foyer, Carnival City Date: 27 August 2016 Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Follow @EFCworldwide on Periscope for live coverage and look out for all the interviews and highlights which will be available on soon after.

Confirmed athletes that will be in attendance: Yannick Bahati, Michiel Opperman, Boyd Allen, Azi Thomas, Danny Henry, Wade Groth, Andrew van Zyl, Jasen van der Merwe, Pierre Botha, Claude Ntumba

EFC 53: Bahati vs Operman, presented by SUPABETS, and takes place on Friday 2 September 2016 at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets are on sale now at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on starting at 20:00 (CAT) and delayed live on after the 20:30 (CAT) movie.