Luke Michael returns against Rodrique Kena, EFC 65

Johannesburg, South Africa – Two men in search of redemption are set to collide on the EFC 65 prelim card. South Africa’s Luke Michael faces the DRC’s Rodrique Kena in a classic lightweight match-up pitting grappler and striker.

Michael has recently made the move to FFM in Johannesburg. A formidable grappler, he has been hard at work fixing the holes in his game to return to the win column.

DRC born and raised, Kena trains out of TapOut Academy, also Johannesburg based. With a history of boxing, Kena has super sharp hands which he plans to unleash upon his opponent.

This fight takes place on the prelim card ahead of the five-fight main card, headlined by the light heavyweight championship fight between Champion Dalcha and Stuart Austin.

EFC 65 Dalcha vs Austin is presented by and takes place on Saturday 4 November live from Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets are on sale soon 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