Get to GrandWest to witness the action live

Cape Town, South Africa – The official EFC 55 Media Day takes place outside the Market Hall, GrandWest on Saturday 5 November at 12:00. Open to all members of the press for exclusive interviews and free for all fans to meet their favourite athletes ahead of the massive EFC 55 event featuring some of the biggest fights in history!

Ahead of the main event fight, see the most dominant athlete in the organisation, reigning bantamweight champion Demarte Pena stand face-to- face with his biggest rival yet, the interim bantamweight champion Irshaad Sayed. Plus, meet USA’s Dave Mazany and Cape Town’s Don Madge. The lightweight champion returns to South African shores to defend his title against the Mother City favourite.

Fans in attendance have the opportunity to take part in live media action, and the ones who capture the best athlete face-offs and other great photos from the day and upload them to the EFC social media pages stand a chance of winning tickets to the event.

Get to the media day on Saturday 5 November to see the fighters talking about their upcoming bouts, feel the tension and be part of the action.

  • Exclusive interviews
  • Fighter face-offs
  • Merchandise giveaways
  • Photo opportunities

Location: Market Hall, GrandWest
Date: 5 November 2016
Time: 12:00 – 14:00

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: Demarte Pena, Irshaad Sayed, Dave Mazany, Don Madge, Mutuale Basambombo, Gary Joshua, Francois Groenewald, Sylvester Chipfumbu, Sibusiso Mdoko

EFC 55: Pena vs Sayed, Mazany vs Madge presented by SUPABETS, takes place on Friday 11 November 2016 at GrandWest, Cape Town. Tickets are on sale now at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on (Sub-Saharan Africa) and Kwesé Free Sports (Kenya & Rwanda) starting at 20:00 (CAT) and delayed live (South Africa after the 20:30 (CAT) movie. Full broadcast details available on