Radley   "Bushknife"   De Vries

Flyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 1 - 1 - 0
  • Submission : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 25
  • Height : 1.59 m
  • Reach : 160 cm
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Kickboxing
  • Strengths : Brilliant kickboxing
    Highly experienced
    Super tough
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Greyville, Durban
  • Gym : Gorgeous Boys Hardcore (GBH)
  • Trainer : Rhyne Hassan
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 40%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 40%

Fighters Media

Countdown to EFC 61: Van Zyl vs Mostert
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RELIVE DALCHA’S FIRST TITLE DEFENCE
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VOTING OPEN FOR EFC 2017 AWARDS
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CUCCINIELLO STUNS HAWKEY
EFC 64 Weigh-In
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EFC 64 Weigh-In
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BIG MONEY TO BE MADE ON EFC DURBAN
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FOUR FIGHTS ADDED
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#ANDSTILL AT THE SUPERBOWL
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SUPERBOWL READY TO RUMBLE
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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
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LINO, TROSEE, READY TO WRITE HISTORY
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OCTAVIO VS DE VRIES CANCELLED
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ODDS SHIFT – LINO NOW FAVOURITE AND DOUBLE MONEY ON MYNHARDT WITH BETXCHANGE
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LINO AND TROSEE OPEN AS EQUAL MONEY ON BETXCHANGE.COM
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MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY

Action Shots

  • EFC – 64 – 07 October 2017
  • EFC – 61 – 08 July 2017

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Mzamo Madlopha
    EFC 64
    Win
    R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Josemar Octavio
    EFC 61
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Armbar)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When & why did you start martial arts training?

In 2007, A friend and fellow gym fighter, Tyson Chelin introduced me to kickboxing just to keep fit and I grew to love the sport. I have not been defeated in all the kickboxing competitions that I have entered with a record of 9 wins and 0 defeats.

How did you transition to MMA?

Due to an unbeaten run in kickboxing, and everyone’s sport interest shifting to MMA, I decided to give MMA a shot and I was hooked. I have entered quite a few MMA tournaments over the years with a record of 30-10-0

What ranks & titles have you held?

I am a 2nd Black Belt Dan in Kickboxing. I have had 3 Bantam titles fights as an amateur MMA

How did you get your fight name?

Even though I am short, in Kickboxing I could kick high slashing leg movements to the tallest opponent’s faces.

Favoured technique?

Arm Bar. I have managed to win quite a few bouts through this technique.

Who is your hero and why?

Rhynne Hassan, my coach and mentor. He is very knowledgeable on techniques and when he trains me, he makes even the complex technique just falls into place.

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

Drawing and designing Tattoos.

What does it mean for you to fight in the EFC?

To fight at the EFC level and to be in the line-up with some of the big-name EFC fighters is a dream come true. I hope to showcase my talent and sharpen my skills, while learning from other professional fighters.

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Radley   De Vries