EFC 89 delivers top class MMA action

After EFC 89 and another electrifying night of MMA competition, all taking place behind closed doors in a new digital world at the EFC Performance Institute in JHB, South Africa, EFC has returned more dynamic and dangerous to the rest of the MMA world than before. With back-to-back EFC fight cards delivering non-stop action and the appetite for the sport globally growing faster than ever, the re-awakening of African MMA is in full swing!


The night saw a list of massive performances and spectacular fights and performance bonuses go to:

Taka Mhandu

Asiashu Tshitamba

August Kayambala

Cole Henning

Nkazimulo Zulu

Orlando Machava – Fight of the Night

Eduardo Barros – Fight of the Night


The official EFC 89 results are as follows.

Flyweight Championship Main Event

Nkazimulo Zulu defeated Luthando Biko via submission (guillotine) at 2:52 of round two

Lightweight Bout

August Kayambala defeated Cole Henning via split decision

Middleweight Bout

JT Botha defeated Petie Coxenvia knockout at 4:46 of round one

Bantamweight Bout

Taka Mhandu defeated Asiashu Tshitamba via split decision

Bantamweight Bout

Eduardo Barros defeated Orlando Machava via unanimous decision

Featherweight Bout

Vince Bembe defeated Warren Richards via TKO (strikes) at 3:03 of round two

Lightweight Bout

Ashley Calvert defeated Guelor Sondi via submission (guillotine) at 1:26 of round one

Bantamweight Bout

Gift Walker defeated Martin Qcinukmondo via submission (mounted guillotine) at 0:40 of round three

Featherweight Bout

Prince Lolia defeated Musa Sethwape via unanimous decision


EFC 90 Chipfumbu vs Manengela, presented by Restonic, takes place on Saturday 4 October 2021 live from the EFC Performance Institute in JHB, South Africa (no spectators due to COVID-19 government restrictions).