Mukulu pens open letter to Bagattin, ahead of EFC 63

Cape Town, South Africa – The DRC’s Bruno Mukulu has penned an open letter to opponent Dino ‘The Lion’ Bagattin ahead of their fight in Cape Town, September 9.

Originally scheduled to face each other at EFC 61 in Sun City, Bagattin suffered a concussion in the lead up and had to withdraw, prompting Mukulu’s letter below:

“Dear Dino, 

Don’t go getting knocked-out in training again. It was only a few days to go to fight night that you withdrew last time, leaving me without an opponent. I know you are scared, but please don’t run away again. I promise you won’t even feel a thing when I knock you out on fight night.” 

This fight takes place on the five-fight main card main card at EFC Cape Town: Contenders Rising.

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