Jesse Schaper vs MD Kalala


Jesse Schaper is a hot prospect for 2023, he was initially scheduled to debut at EFC 100, but sustained a cut in sparring and had to withdraw, he now debuts at EFC 101. Schaper possesses years of amateur MMA experience and has won bronze at the 2021 SA Championship. He’s honed his boxing prowess at famed Colin Nathan and now packages it all together back in his home town of Durban, KZN at Clint Walters gym Domination.

He faces another debutant with impressive accolades, Mbiya Dieudonne Kalala who goes by the nickname ‘Soldier’. Working as a mechanic during the day, ‘Soldier’ trades out his working gloves for the MMA gloves as he hopes to show fight fans a true display of discipline. Kalala has a classic kickboxing pedigree and hails from Johannesburg’s Springs Crew Gym, known for their in-the-pocket-trading style.

These two debutants square up and go to battle at EFC 101