Johannesburg, South Africa – EFC continues its rapid growth on South African television, with over 12.8 million unique viewers watching on SABC 3 in the first 14 weeks of the partnership, with over 3.4 million that watched EFC 57, 58 and 59 live.
“We think EFC is the most exciting content on TV in Africa, and millions of people in South Africa agree,” stated EFC President Cairo Howarth. “Every event the EFC fan base and audience grows. I don’t know any other sport with such a massive fan following that is still showing such rapid growth.”
EFC has hosted three incredible events this year so far, and the excitement and level of fights has only increased along with the viewership numbers.
Exciting bouts from past EFC events are broadcast every Saturday on SABC 3 at 21:00, and then repeated the on Monday at 14:00, with new EFC events broadcast live in the Saturday slot.
These stats are just the South African audience watching on SABC 3 since February this year, there are many millions more watching EFC on numerous other TV networks globally.
All eyes now turn to the inaugural women’s title fight EFC 60: Lino vs Trosee 2, presented by BetXchange.com takes place on Saturday 10 June 2017 at Sibaya, Durban. Tickets are on sale soon at www.computicket.com, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on kwesesports.com (Sub-Saharan Africa), Kwesé Free Sports (Kenya & Rwanda) and live in South Africa on SABC 3 starting at 21:00 (CAT). Full broadcast details available on www.efcworldwide.com.