Pietie   "Thunder"   Coxen

Welterweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 5 - 9 - 0
  • Submission : 1 Wins - 6 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 3 Wins - 2 Losses
  • Decision : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Age : 35
  • Height : 6'0" (1.83 m)
  • Reach : 74,1" (190 cm)
  • Leg Span : 43,68" (112 cm)
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Boxing
  • Strengths : Technical Boxing
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Boksburg, Johannesburg
  • Gym : House of Tinkerbell
  • Trainer : JP Kruger
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 10%
  • Takedowns : 10%
  • Striking : 80%

Fighters Media

‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
Countdown to EFC 61: Van Zyl vs Mostert
CONSTANTIA INSURANCE COVERS EFC ATHLETES
SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
EFC CAPE TOWN FIGHT CARD UPDATES
'PAIN TRAIN' TAKES GOLD
SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
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EFC 76 Weigh-in Highlights
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EFC 76 Weigh-In
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‘BEASTIE BARBIE’ READY FOR WÓJCIK

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POLISH ASSASSIN FAVOURED OVER BEASTY BARBIE
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AIRTIME FOR AUSTIN
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CHAMP KABESA HUNTING SCOTTISH SCALP
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Leaving it all in the Hexagon
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EFC 71 Highlights
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DALCHA IS THE KING OF THE WORLD
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SUPERFIGHT ON! DALCHA READY FOR VAN ZYL
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EFC 71 Weigh-In
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EFC 71 Press Conference Highlights
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EFC 71 Fight Week Press Conference
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EFC 71 Engaged Episode 2
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EFC 71 Engaged Episode 1
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OPEN WORKOUT SATURDAY
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10 DAYS TO #EFC71
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EFC 71 Knuckle-Up and Throw-Down
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HARDENED VETERANS SET TO OPEN MAIN CARD
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EFC 69 Highlights
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EFC 69 Weigh-In
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EFC 67 PRELIMS EXCLUSIVE ON KWESE TV
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EFC 67 Post Event Press Conference
‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
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‘BEASTY BARBIE’ CROWNED STRAWWEIGHT QUEEN
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EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 6
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EFC 67 Engaged: Episode 5
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EFC 67 Weigh-In
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I WILL FIGHT UNTIL THE END
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THE DOCTOR DOMINATES THE ODDS
EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
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EFC 67 Fight Week Face-offs
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COUNTDOWN TO EFC 67 HAS BEGUN!
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GIVING BACK THIS MANDELA DAY
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EFC 61: Post-Event Press Conference
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#ANDSTILL AT THE SUPERBOWL
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SUPERBOWL READY TO RUMBLE
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EFC 61 Engaged: Episode 8
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EFC 61 Engaged: Ep 7
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EFC 61: Weigh-In
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ODDS ON SUN CITY CHAMPIONS
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THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN
Countdown to EFC 61: Van Zyl vs Mostert
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Countdown to EFC 61: Van Zyl vs Mostert
CONSTANTIA INSURANCE COVERS EFC ATHLETES
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CONSTANTIA INSURANCE COVERS EFC ATHLETES
SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
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SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
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STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
EFC CAPE TOWN FIGHT CARD UPDATES
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EFC CAPE TOWN FIGHT CARD UPDATES
'PAIN TRAIN' TAKES GOLD
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‘PAIN TRAIN’ TAKES GOLD
SUPABETS OPENS BETTING - EFC 51
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SUPABETS OPENS BETTING
SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
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SA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
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FOREIGN INVASION COMPLETE AT EFC44
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TRIPLE THREAT AT EFC 44
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BETXCHANGE PUTS GORIMBO EQUAL WITH MYNHARDT
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‘THUNDER’ KNOCKSOUT GORILLA AHEAD OF HORATIUS AT EFC 44
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EFC WORLDWIDE 40 Gallery
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EFC 40 DELIVERS THE GOODS
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BEDLAM BECKONS AT EFC 40
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Mdoku Wants More
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TEXIER KABESA INJURED, PIETIE COXEN STEPS IN
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SEARCHING FOR ASCENDANCY
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WE ARE NOT FRIENDS IN THE HEXAGON
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SMILING AT A MONSTER
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EFC 36 Walkout Songs
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ALLEN CEMENTS HIS LEGACY
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EFC 36 FREE AT STER-KINEKOR
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Just Over Two Weeks To EFC 36
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Coxen Steps In For Tresor
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Delafield looking past Michael
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‘Herculeez’ Tames The ‘Lion’
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“It’s Showtime!”
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Saxon Still Undefeated
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Undefeated Prodigy Debuts
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‘Soldierboy’ Marches On
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Kabesa On The Rampage
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EFC 26, The Doctor’s Report
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Fangzz Scores Stunning Victory
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The Trilogy Ends Here
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Ilunga VS. Nyide For FOTN
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Soldierboy Back On Top
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Nigerians Ready To Rumble
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Pitbull, Soldierboy Headline Huge Card

Action Shots

  • EFC – 74 – 6 October 2018
  • EFC – 71 – 23 June 2018
  • EFC – 69 – 28 April 2018
  • EFC – 67 – 10 March 2018
  • EFC – 61 – 08 July 2017
  • EFC – 52 – 05 August 2016
  • EFC – 51 – 15 July 2016
  • EFC – 44 – 03 October 2015
  • EFC – 40 – 06 June 2015
  • EFC – 36 – 11 December 2014
  • EFC – 29 – 01 May 2014
  • EFC – 26 – 12 December 2013
  • EFC – 24 – 10 October 2013

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Justin Smith
    EFC 76
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Armand Scheepers
    EFC 74
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Conrad Seabie
    EFC 71
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • HP van Staden
    EFC 69
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Gunther Kalunda
    EFC 67
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Tresor Boluwa
    EFC 61
    Win
    R2 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Pupanga Tresor
    EFC 52
    Loss
    R1 KO (Punches)
  • Robo Ambamba
    EFC 51
    Win
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Horatius Alonu
    EFC 44
    Loss
    R2 TKO
  • Gorilla Ossoko
    EFC 40
    Win
    R2 TKO
  • Cameron Pritchard
    EFC 36
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
  • Saxon Delafield
    EFC 29
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Sibusiso Mdoko
    EFC 26
    Loss
    R1 TKO
  • Steven Momah
    EFC 24
    Win
    R1 KO

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

Background disciplines?

Boxing

When & why did you start martial arts training?

2013, I went to see a gym and just loved the sport

How and why did you transition to MMA?

Having a solid boxing background made it easy.

What ranks & titles have you held?

SA Boxing Champ 2004 under 21

How did you get your fight name?

My friend told me I hit like thunder.

Favoured technique?

Stand-up and trade

Who is your hero, and why?

Chuck Liddell, one of the best stand-up fighters; always goes for the knock-out

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I am a very big sports fan and love my rubgy.

What does it mean for you to fight in EFC?

It means the world to me, just to get in the Hexagon is an honour.

Added Detail

  • Professional Since 2013
  • Won KO of the Night on his EFC Debut

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

  • Opponent
    Event
    Result
  • Gorilla Ossoko
    EFC 40
    Win
  • Steven Momah
    EFC 24
    Win
  • none
  • none
Pietie   Coxen