Mphata Mikixi injured, Nico Yamdjie enters to face Thabani Mndebela

Durban, South Africa – Just in: DRC’s Mphata Mikixi has broken his rib in training and has withdrawn from his heavyweight fight with South Africa’s Thabani Mndebela. One giant of a man answered the late notice fight without hesitation, Cameroon’s Nico Yamdjie.

The massive Yamdjie was last seen in action against the man he is replacing, Mikixi. He won via Rear-Naked Choke. A surprise ending and finish from the man known for his boxing skills and heavy hands.

This heavyweight fight takes place just ahead of the five-fight main card sold out event, headlined by the historic women’s title fight between Durban’s Amanda Lino and Pretoria’s Jacqualine Trosee.

EFC 60: Lino vs Trosee 2, presented by takes place on Saturday 10 June 2017 at Sibaya, Durban. Tickets are on sale at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on  (Sub-Saharan Africa), Kwesé Free Sports 1 (Kenya & Rwanda) and live in South Africa on SABC 3 starting at 21:00 (CAT). Full broadcast details available on