Next opponent to be revealed soon

Pretoria, South Africa – It’s official, EFC three–time heavyweight champion, Andrew ‘One Gear’ van Zyl will be defending his title at EFC 66 at Time Square, Pretoria. His opponent is yet to be named, and EFC VP of talent, Graeme Cartmell has hinted at an entirely new athlete to the EFC roster.

“There are a number of fighters we would like to see face Van Zyl… But for 16 December…. There will be someone new!” – Graeme Cartmell

Who will be the next man to challenge the dominant champion, find out soon!

This fight takes place on the main card just ahead of the EFC bantamweight unification fight between Demarte Pena and Irshaad Sayed 2.

EFC 66 Pena vs Sayed 2, the TF1 Finale, is presented by Constantia Insurance and takes place on Saturday 16 December live from Time Square, Pretoria. 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