EFC Cape Town gains another exciting prelim fight

Cape Town, South Africa – Cape Town, South Africa – As EFC Cape Town draws near, it gains another exciting prelim bout. England’s Caleb ‘Reaver’ Ridley will take on Angola’s Nerik Simoes at GrandWest Casino on September 9th.

Ridley hails from England, but has made Cape Town, South Africa his home. Fighting out of Silverback MMA in Parklands, he is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist. He boasts incredible flexibility and uses it to find transitions and submissions from seemingly impossible angles.

Simoes is a well-rounded athlete that trains out of the famed Team CIT in Pretoria, honing his fighting craft alongside EFC stars such as double division champion Dricus du Plessis and Simoes’ own Angolan countryman, Marino Cutendana.

Both men are undefeated and hungry for their next win.

This fight takes place on the prelim card ahead of the five-fight main card at EFC Cape Town.

EFC 63: Cape Town is presented by and takes place on Saturday 9 September live from GrandWest, CPT. 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