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Johannesburg, South Africa – It’s a case of SA vs Brazil in the main bout of EFC59, taking place at Carnival City, Johannesburg on Saturday 13 May, as current Welterweight Champion Dricus du Plessis faces Brazil’s Limo Welterweight title holder Jose da Rocha.

EFC59 will see Dricus du Plessis defend his Welterweight Title against Jose da Rocha, who stepped in to replace Ireland’s Henry Fadipe at the last minute after Fadipe was unable to secure his visa in time to make the trip to South Africa.

The main fight card, headlined by Du Plessis vs. Da Rocha, features a total of five bouts as follows:

Lightweight division 

Alain Ilunga (DRC) vs. Barend Nienaber (SA)

Featherweight division 

Azi Thomas (Wales) vs. Pierre Botha (SA)

Bantamweight division 

Francois Groenewald (SA) vs. Phillipe Rouch (France)

Welterweight division 

Shaun De Lange (SA) vs. Joe Cummins (England)

Welterweight division (Title fight) 

Dricus du Plessis vs. Jose da Rocha

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Don’t forget to watch EFC59 live on Kwesé – Saturday 13 May @ 21:00.

EFC 59: Du Plessis vs Da Rocha, brought to you by, takes place on Saturday 13 May 2017 at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets are on sale at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on (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