Kaleka   "Block"   Kabanda

Welterweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 6 - 6 - 0
  • Submission : 2 Wins - 1 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 2 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Decision : 2 Wins - 4 Losses
  • Age : 36
  • Height : 5'7" (1.70 m)
  • Reach : 74' (188 cm)
  • Leg Span : 40,55" (103cm)
  • Stance : Orthodox
  • BG Discipline : Kickboxing
  • Strengths : Physical and strong
    Excellent wrestling
    Good boxing
  • From : DRC
  • Fighting out of : Bothasig, Cape Town
  • Gym : ProFitness Kickboxing Academy
  • Trainer : Neville Addinal
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 30%
  • Takedowns : 10%
  • Striking : 60%

Fighters Media

MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
EFC 56 - EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
VAN STADEN DROPS TO FACE KABANDA
TEAM UK OR TEAM RSA PLACE YOUR BETS WITH SUPABETS
WHY YOU NEED TO GET TO EFC AT CARNIVAL CITY EARLY - EFC 53
SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
SAYED & VAN HEERDEN CLAIM GOLD
CRACKING WEIGH-IN AHEAD OF EFC CAPE TOWN
CAPE TOWN BOYS BETTING FAVOURITES AHEAD OF FRIDAY'S FIGHT
EFC CAPE TOWN MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
EFC CAPE TOWN TICKETS ON SALE NOW
DRC'S UNDEFEATED KABANDA TAKES-ON THE CONTROVERSIAL HULME
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BEST PICTURES FROM EFC 99!
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KABESA CEMENTS HIS LEGACY OF GREATNESS
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EFC 99 ENGAGED: “IT’S TIME TO FINISH THE JOB”
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EFC 99 WSB BETTING ODDS
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ITS FRIGHT WEEK AS SMILEY FACES THE NIGHTMARE!
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JT Botha vs Kaleka Kabanda Added To EFC 99!
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A GOOD NIGHT’S WORK FOR ‘THE DAY’ WALKER!
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WEIGH-INS AND LINE-OUTS AHEAD OF TOMORROW’S ACTION AT EFC 97!
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FIGHT WEEK KICKS OFF WITH MASSIVE WINNING CHANCES AT EFC 97!
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EFC 97 MEDIA DAY
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EFC 97 OFFICIAL FIGHT CARD
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THE COUNTDOWN TO EFC 97 HAS BEGUN!
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EFC 91 RESULTS
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EFC 91 WEIGH-IN
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HEADLINE BOUTS SHROUDED IN CONTROVERSY
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FINAL EVENT OF THE YEAR COULDN’T BE ANY BIGGER
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Countdown to EFC 91
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EFC FIGHT NIGHT 1
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‘THE PUNISHER’ SMASHING HIS PATH THIS WEEKEND
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HEAVYWEIGHT ACTION ON SABC 3
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EFC 59: Post-Event Press Conference
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DU PLESSIS DOES IT FOR SA
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IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS
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EFC 59: Weigh-in
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DU PLESSIS FAVOURITE AS BETXCHANGE REVEALS BIG MONEY MAKING ODDS
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK! GET TO CARNIVAL CITY THIS SATURDAY
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DU PLESSIS TO DOMINATE THE WEEKEND BEFORE FIGHT WEEK
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THIS SATURDAY ON SABC 3
WHAT A NIGHT, WHAT A YEAR
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WHAT A NIGHT, WHAT A YEAR
TEMPERS FLARE AT WEIGH-IN
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TEMPERS FLARE AT WEIGH-IN
MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
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MAKE MONEY ON BUIRSKI & BOTHA WITH SUPABETS
EFC 56 - EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
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EFC 56 – EACH FIGHT AS BIG AS THE NEXT
VAN STADEN DROPS TO FACE KABANDA
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VAN STADEN DROPS TO FACE KABANDA
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EFC 53: Post-Event Press Conference
TWELVE SECONDS OF GLORY
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TWELVE SECONDS OF GLORY
TEAM UK OR TEAM RSA PLACE YOUR BETS WITH SUPABETS
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TEAM UK OR TEAM RSA PLACE YOUR BETS WITH SUPABETS
PRIDE ON THE LINE
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PRIDE ON THE LINE
WHY YOU NEED TO GET TO EFC AT CARNIVAL CITY EARLY - EFC 53
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WHY YOU NEED TO GET TO EFC AT CARNIVAL CITY EARLY
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
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EFC 52 Media Day: Kabanda vs Mutuale
SAYED & VAN HEERDEN CLAIM GOLD
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SAYED & VAN HEERDEN CLAIM GOLD
CRACKING WEIGH-IN AHEAD OF EFC CAPE TOWN
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CRACKING WEIGH-IN AHEAD OF EFC CAPE TOWN
CAPE TOWN BOYS BETTING FAVOURITES AHEAD OF FRIDAY'S FIGHT
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CAPE TOWN BOYS BETTING FAVOURITES AHEAD OF FRIDAY’S FIGHT
IT'S FIGHT WEEK 48
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK
EFC CAPE TOWN MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
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EFC CAPE TOWN MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
EFC CAPE TOWN TICKETS ON SALE NOW
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EFC CAPE TOWN TICKETS ON SALE NOW
DRC'S UNDEFEATED KABANDA TAKES-ON THE CONTROVERSIAL HULME
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DRC’S UNDEFEATED KABANDA TAKES-ON THE CONTROVERSIAL HULME
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DRC’S CHAMPION DOMINATES
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CRUNCH TIME AT EFC CAPE TOWN
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CAPE TOWN’S EXCITING OPENING BOUTS
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8 DAYS TO GO
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‘BLOCK’ AND ‘LITTLE HAMMER’ COLLIDE
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KNOCKOUT AIRS FOR THE FIRST TIME, DON’T DARE MISS IT!
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ONE PUNCH, ONE GEAR
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FREE CINEMA BROADCAST TONIGHT
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GRANDWEST ON A KNIFE’S EDGE
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MEET THE MEN TO OPEN THE CARD

Action Shots

  • EFC – 59 – 13 May 2017
  • EFC – 56 – 09 December 2016
  • EFC – 53 – 02 September 2016
  • EFC – 52 – 05 August 2016
  • EFC – 48 – 22 April 2016
  • EFC – 45 – 07 November 2015
  • EFC – 42 – 08 August 2015
  • EFC – 39 – 17 May 2015

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • JT Botha
    EFC 99
    Win
    R2 Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
  • Guelor Sondi
    EFC 97
    Win
    R2 Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
  • Jose da Rocha
    EFC 91
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Pupanga Tresor
    EFC FIGHT NIGHT
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Conrad Seabi
    EFC 59
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Martin van Staden
    EFC 56
    Loss
    R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Pupanga Tresor
    EFC 53
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Mutuale Basambombo
    EFC 52
    Win
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Mark Hulme
    EFC 48
    Loss
    R2 Submission (Rear Naked CHoke)
  • Luke Michael
    EFC 45
    Win
    R2 Submission (Verbal)
  • Marcel Teniers
    EFC 42
    Win
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Mark Moleke
    EFC 39
    Win
    R3 TKO (Punches)

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

HERO?

(Israel) Adesanya

HOW DID YOU GET INTO MMA?

I took a liking to the sport and it teaches great discipline.

WHAT ARE YOUR LIFE ACHIEVEMENTS?

Making it to the EFC and winning my first fight.

WHAT ARE YOUR FIGHT ACCOLADES?

Black belt in Karate Kyokushin.

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT JOB?

I promote cosmetics.

FAMILY LIFE?

Wife and 3 kids.

WHAT CAN THE FIGHT WORLD EXPECT FROM YOU?

I will become future EFC champion in the welterweight division.

Added Detail

  • Made his MMA debut in Cape Town

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

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    Event
    Result
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Kaleka   Kabanda