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Flyweight

Record [W L D] : 4 - 1 - 0

Submission : 3 Wins - 1 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 19

Height : 1.68 m

Reach : 168 cm

Strengths :High level wrestling

Groomed in amateur MMA
Physical and strong

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Johannesburg, South Africa

Gym : Fight Fit Militia (FFM)

Trainer : Richard Quan

Skills Breakdown

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Submissions 10%
Striking 30%
Takedowns 60%

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Baldwin Mdlalose
  • EFC 54
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Triangle Choke)
  • Abdul Hassan
  • EFC 49
  • Win
  • R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Roevan De Beer
  • EFC 47
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear naked Choke)
  • Baldwin Mdlalose
  • EFC 43
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Josemar Octavio
  • EFC 41
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background discipline

    Wrestling

    Fight preparation?

    I train with the best to be the best. Physically I'm one of the hardest workers I know; mentally, focus is what I'm all about just before the fight.

    When and why did you start training for fighting?

    Got into cage fighting a couple of years ago as a way to improve my fitness for rugby, then BANG, I'm hooked!

    How did you transition to MMA?

    The MMA bug hit me because my brother was an MMA athlete.

    What ranks & titles have you held?

    Wrestling SA Title, Wrestling African Title, 12th Place at Wrestling World Championship. MMA Fight Stars Bantamweight Champion.

  • Who are your heroes?

    My late uncle Nico.

    Other interesting information?

    I love life and live it to the fullest, I thank God for the talent he has given me.

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  • Undefeated as an amateur (6-0)
  • Amateur bantamweight champion
  • Made his EFC and pro debut this year
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