Private security to escort Bahati at all official EFC events

Johannesburg, South Africa – Private security to escort Bahati at all official EFC events

Private security has been employed for Yannick Bahati for all official fight week events, starting with the EFC 62 press conference and open workout this Saturday.

“We have been monitoring social media and fans have been incredibly vocal about their dislike for Yannick,” stated EFC President Cairo Howarth. “We have hired security to escort him around and make sure all the events run smoothly.”

The press conference and open workout kick-off the fight week events at the EFC 62 Media Day this Saturday at EFC Gym Sandton. Tensions are expected to be very high between Dricus du Plessis and Bahati ahead of their middleweight title fight.

EFC 62: Bahati vs Du Plessis, Zulu vs Chipfumbu, Kabesa vs P. Botha is presented by and takes place on Saturday 19 August live from Carnival City, Johannesburg, 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