Media appearances, weigh-ins, fight night and broadcast info

Johannesburg, South Africa – We are just days away from EFC 81 and to Β crowning a new EFC bantamweight champion. Time Square, Pretoria will play host to a this massive event EFC 81 brought to you by Restonic, which sees the interim bantamweight title on the line, between former champ Nkazimulo Zulu and No.1 contender Faeez Jacobs. Plus, Tumisang Madiba and Pierre Botha will collide in a rematch that is 5-years in the making which could have massive effects on the division. Also featuring on the main card, sees former champ Dino Bagattin clash with 20 fight veteran, Anicet Kanyeba, undefeated Lyle Karam faces the dangerous Stefan Pretorius and surging prospect, Asiashu Tshitamba goes head-to-head with Billy Oosthuizen.


Here is everything you need to know.


Wednesday – 7 August

Lyle Karam arrives back in South Africa ahead of fight night.


Dino Bagattin & Anicet Kanyeba will appear on eNCA news (DSTV 403) at 15:35 CAT.


Billy Oosthuizen & Asiashu Tshitamba will appear on Newzroom Afrika (DSTV 405) at 18:45 CAT.


Thursday – 8 August

Faeez Jacobs will appear on eNCA News (DSTV 403) along with former champ Demarte Pena and welterweight contender, Themba Gorimbo at 15:35 CAT.


Friday – 9 August
EFC 81 Weigh-in

Venue: EFC Performance Institute, Paulshof, Johannesburg – 10:00 CAT

Where to watch (From 14:00 onwards):

SuperSport 11 – Sub-Saharan Africa

DAZN – Brazil & USA

FIGHT SPORTS – See website for local broadcast details

TV Zimbo – Angola

STV – Cameroon
UBC – Uganda

OATV – Namibia

SLBC – Sierra Leone

NTA – Nigeria

KTN – Kenya

TV3 – Ghana

IB Sports – South Korea

Facebook – Worldwide

EFCworldwide.com – Worldwide


Saturday – 10 August
EFC 81 Nkazimulo Zulu vs Faeez Jacobs
Time Square Arena, Menlyn Pretoria

Doors Open: 16:30 CAT

Prelims: 17:00 CAT

Where to watch: Live at Time Square Arena, Menlyn Maine, Pretoria

Delayed streams on the official EFC Facebook page.


Main card: 20:00 CAT

How to watch: Time Square Arena, Menlyn Pretoria

SuperSport 11 – Sub-Saharan Africa – Live

SABC 3 – South Africa – Delayed live 21:00 CAT

DAZN – Brazil & USA – Live

FIGHT SPORTS – See website for local broadcast details

TV Zimbo – Angola – Delayed Live – Sunday 12:00 WAST

STV – Cameroon – Delayed live – Saturday 00:00 WAST
UBC – Uganda – Delayed live – Saturday 22:30 EAT

OATV – Namibia – Delayed live – Saturday 21:00 CAT

SLBC – Sierra Leone – Live

TV3 – Ghana – Live – 18:00 GMT

NTA – Nigeria – See website for details

KTN – Kenya – See website for details

IB Sports – South Korea – See website for details

EFCworldwide.tv – Live – Where available


EFC 81 Press Conference

Venue: Sun Arena, Time Square, PTA – +-30 minutes after event

Where to watch: Live at venue

EFCworldwide.com – Delayed Live



Nkazimulo Zulu vs Faeez Jacobs
Tumisang Madiba vs Pierre Botha
Dino Bagattin vs Anicet Kanyeba
Lyle Karam vs Stefan Pretorius
Asiashu Tshitamba vs Billy Oosthuizen
Takunda Gorimbo vs Mzamo Madlopha
Rodrique Kena vs Elvis Ngwalangwala
Roy Lokolo vs Khulekani Hlongwa
Christine Wolmarans vs Paulwetu Namba
Bradley Swanepoel vs Yebo Ben Ntambwe
Given Majuba vs Robert Swanepoel


EFC 81 Zulu vs Jacobs is presented by Restonic Mattress and takes place onΒ Saturday 10 August live from Time Square, Pretoria.Β Tickets are on sale at www.computicket.com. Full broadcast details available at www.efcworldwide.com.