Sizwe     Mnikathi

Featherweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 6 - 8 - 0
  • Submission : 2 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Decision : 3 Wins - 6 Losses
  • Age : 26
  • Height : 1.65 m
  • Reach : 171 cm
  • BG Discipline : MMA
  • Strengths : Excellent amateur record
    Riding the high of first EFC win
    Very physical in the clinch
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Pinetown , Durban
  • Gym : Lion's Den SA
  • Trainer : David Verster
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 20%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 60%

Fighters Media

EFC 63: Post Event Press Conference
TEAM UK OR TEAM RSA PLACE YOUR BETS WITH SUPABETS
WHY YOU NEED TO GET TO EFC AT CARNIVAL CITY EARLY - EFC 53
KABESA BRINGS GOLD BACK TO AFRICA
MONEY TO BE MADE ON THE UNDEFEATED KABESA, ALLEN AND KATZ
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EFC 70 Highlights
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EFC 70 Performance Bonus Winners
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EFC 70 Engaged Episode 4
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EFC DURBAN – GUARANTEED TO SELL OUT
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RELENTLESSLY MARCHING FORWARD
EFC 63: Post Event Press Conference
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EFC 63: Post Event Press Conference
EFC 63: Weigh-In
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EFC 63: Weigh-In
EFC 63 Engaged: Ep 6
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EFC 63 Engaged: Ep 6
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CAPE TOWN FAVOURS THE AMERICAS
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FIGHT WEEK FAN EVENT CONFIRMED
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EFC 60: Post-Event Press Conference
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LINO WRITES HISTORY
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EFC 60 Engaged: Ep7
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EFC 60 Engaged: Ep6
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LINO, TROSEE, READY TO WRITE HISTORY
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EFC 60: Weigh-In
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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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EXCITING PAST ACTION FROM DU PLESSIS, HULME, G. BUIRSKI & MNIKATHI THIS SATURDAY
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MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
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ALL EFC 57 FIGHTS AVAILABLE TO WATCH NOW
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EFC 57: Post-Event Press Conference
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EFC 57: Weigh-In
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KICKING OFF THE YEAR IN STYLE
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FULL BETXCHANGE.COM ODDS REVEALED
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK!
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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
KABESA BRINGS GOLD BACK TO AFRICA
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KABESA BRINGS GOLD BACK TO AFRICA
EFC 47 - Weigh-in at Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg, South Africa on March 04, 2015. (Photo by Anton Geyser/ EFC Worldwide)
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PRIDE AT STAKE
MONEY TO BE MADE ON THE UNDEFEATED KABESA, ALLEN AND KATZ
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MONEY TO BE MADE ON THE UNDEFEATED KABESA, ALLEN AND KATZ
IT'S FIGHT WEEK
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK
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EFC 47 Countdown: Katz vs. Mnikathi
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Sizwe Mnikathi: An Unstoppable Force
HEAVY HITTERS COLLIDE
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HEAVY HITTERS COLLIDE
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK
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READY TO FLY
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EFC 43: Hawkey vs. Mnikathi
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EFC DURBAN MEDIA DAY THIS SATURDAY
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MULUMBA STEPS IN TO FACE SEBEKO FOR INJURED NYIDE
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A PROMISE TO END CALVERT’S CAREER
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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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MAILER OUT, MNIKATHI ACCEPTS LAST MINUTE CHALLENGE
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FIGHT FIT’S ‘FRENCHY’ ENTERS EFC TO FACE MAILER
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THANK YOU DURBAN
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ALLEN DOMINATES IN DURBAN
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HOME TOWN HOPEFULS
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OUT TO CHANGE DESTINY
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DURBAN TAKES ON THE WORLD
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TWO BOUTS ADDED TO EFC 38
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Chef Cooks Up A Storm
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EFC 35 On A Knife Edge
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Two Weeks Until EFC 35
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Airtime For Madiba
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Hometown Glory
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Durban Ready To Rock!
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Speechly & Allen Claim Gold
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“I Am Herculeez”
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Pena Aiming For Greatness
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‘The President’ Debuts

Action Shots

  • EFC – 70 – 26 May 2018
  • EFC – 57 – 04 March 2017
  • EFC – 57 – 04 March 2017

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Sifiso Ngcobo
    EFC 70
    Win
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Deon Bruning
    EFC 63
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Sindile Manengela
    EFC 60
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Pierre Botha
    EFC 57
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Conrad Seabi
    EFC 53
    Loss
    R3 KO (Punches)
  • Brendon Katz
    EFC 47
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Wesley Hawkey
    EFC 43
    Win
    R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Mamoudou Toure
    EFC 39
    Loss
    R2 DQ (Elbow to Back of Head)
  • Ashley Calvert
    EFC 38
    Win
    R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Anthony Mailer
    EFC 35
    Win
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Bill Thusi
    EFC 33
    Win
    R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Tshilumba Mulumba
    EFC 32
    Win
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Tumisang Madiba
    EFC 31
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Majority)
  • Jordan Machtle
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

Background disciplines?

Karate & Jiu-Jitsu

Fight preparation?

I do kettle bells, running, fighting and meditating.

When & why did you start martial arts training?

A few years back in the township, I had to learn to defend myself.

How did you transition into MMA?

I walked into the Lion’s Den gym looking for work and asked if I could train.

Favoured technique?

Whatever gets dealt to me.

Job?

Fighter

Added Detail

• Started his MMA career by offering to be a cleaner in the gym, then joined classes
• Ran a 4 fight winning streak ended by a DQ loss
• Majority wins by decision

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

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    Event
    Result
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Sizwe   Mnikathi