Robert   "9mm"   Swanepoel

Lightweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 0 - 2 - 1
  • Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 0 Wins - 2 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 35
  • Height : 5'8" (1,73 m)
  • Reach : 75,66" (194 cm)
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance : Orthodox
  • BG Discipline : Boxing
  • Strengths : Good boxing
    Capable all-rounder
    Can pull the trigger
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Gym : Lions Performance
  • Trainer : James Vermaak
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 5%
  • Takedowns : 5%
  • Striking : 90%

Fighters Media

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IT’S FIGHT WEEK

Action Shots

  • EFC – 74 – 6 October 2018
  • EFC – 70 – 26 May 2018

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Given Majuba
    EFC 81
    [No Contest][/No Contest]
    R1 No Contest
  • Elvis Ngwalangwala
    EFC 74
    Loss
    R3 TKO (Punches)
  • Mzwandile Hlongwa
    EFC 70
    Loss
    R1 TKO (Punches)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When and why did you start training martial arts?

At around 7 years of age.

How did you transition to MMA?

MMA attracted me because it’s all the fighting styles put together. The competition is so much more.

What achievements, ranks and titles have you held?

JKA 1st Dan

How did you get your fight name?

I like firearms and consider my fists at 9mm bullets.

What is your favourite technique, and why?

Double leg takedown. I love slamming my opponent.

Who is your hero, and why?

Bruce Lee. I watched all his movies as a child. I am amazed by his hand speed.

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I love spending time with my family around for a braai.

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

It is a dream come true for both myself and my dad who passed away in January 2018. They would have been super proud of me.

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Notable Fights

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Robert   Swanepoel