New weigh-ins, beach volleyball, massive fight card and 5FM after party!

Sun City, South Africa – EFC 61 at Sun City see’s two massive championship fights go down and so much more from the ultimate entertainment destination. The event is just round the corner and fans in attendance are in for an action packed weekend!

Among the vast range of activities available at Sun City, the EFC weekend highlights also include the following for fight fans: the new weigh-ins, volleyball on the beach with EFC stars and BetXchange girls, a huge fight card plus the official After Party presented by 5FM at Encore.

Fight week details here:

Early Weigh-in | Friday 7 July | 09:00 – 13:00
The new format with the early weigh-in gives media and spectator’s access to what was previously done behind closed doors.

They begin at 09:00 where athletes have a four-hour window to head to the scales and make weight.

The Early Weigh-In allows athletes to make weight as soon and as early as possible giving them extra time to rehydrate for their bouts the next evening.

Fans and media are welcome to witness the athletes, who are ready, make weight ahead of the Official 14:00 Weigh-in. The Early Weigh-in is open between 09:00 and 13:00 and spectator access is free.

Official Weigh-In | Friday 7 July | 14:00
See the athletes take to the stage in front of a live crowd and TV audience for the Official Weigh-in and face-offs.

Witness the action live, meet the athletes, receive complimentary 7STARS and Aquavita water and stand a chance of winning EFC merchandise. Doors open at 13:45.

Beach Volleyball at the Valley of the Waves | Saturday 8 July | 12:00
Join the famous BetXchange girls, EFC athletes and personalities, plus guest 5fm DJs in a game of beach volleyball at the Valley of the Waves on Saturday just ahead of the fights. Loads of giveaways and fun in the sun!

Fight Night | Saturday 8 July | 16:30
The always-entertaining prelim bouts can only be watched live at the Sun City Superbowl. The 8 prelims start from 16:30 and doors open at 16:00. Get there early so you don’t miss any of the action.

The 5 main card bouts, headlined by the EFC heavyweight and light heavyweight championship fights start from 21:00.

Post-Event Press Conference | Saturday 8 July | 30 minutes after the main card finishes
Fans and media are welcome to the post-event press conference, hosted by EFC President Cairo Howarth.

Join the EFC 61 main card athletes and hear their thoughts on their performances. It’s a great opportunity to meet the athletes and other EFC personalities. Spectator access is free.

After Party with 5FM at Encore | Saturday 8 July
Join in and celebrate as 5FM tops the weekend off with the Official EFC 61 After Party at Encore!

Don’t miss out, plan your weekend away now!

EFC 61: Van Zyl vs Mostert, Dalcha vs Baudot is presented by and takes place on Saturday 8 July live from the Superbowl at Sun City in North West province, RSA. 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