Angola’s Nerick Simoes vs South Africa’s Steven Goncalves added to EFC 66

Pretoria, South Africa – Another thrilling bout has just been added to the EFC 66 prelim card on 16 December. Undefeated Angolan, Nerik Simoes, will take-on undefeated South African, Steven Goncalves.

Fighting out of Team CIT in Pretoria, Simoes packs a punch. Looking for his third straight win and finish; it’s his superior wrestling is that has set him apart from the competition to date.

Goncalves fights out of TapOut Academy. Known for their grappling and boxing, it is technical and dynamic kicking that makes him standout. In his EFC debut, he dislocated his shoulder in the first round and found a way to kick his way to victory against a vastly more experienced opponent.

This fight takes place on the prelim card just ahead of the EFC bantamweight unification fight between Demarte Pena and Irshaad Sayed 2 and TF1 Finale.

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