Monumental Heavyweight Trilogy

Van Zyl vs Potts 3 at EFC AFRICA 26

23 October 2013

EFC AFRICA – Extreme Fighting Championship – Monumental Heavyweight Trilogy

Johannesburg, South Africa - EFC AFRICA returns to the Coca Cola Dome for the final and biggest event of the year.

On 12 December heavyweight champ Andrew ‘One Gear’ Van Zyl goes head to head with former champ Ruan ‘Fangzz’ Potts in a monumental EFC AFRICA heavyweight trilogy championship fight.

At EFC AFRICA 11 Potts and Van Zyl first faced each other. Potts won by guillotine in the first round. In the time after Van Zyl reinvented himself in the face of his only loss.

At EFC AFRICA 18 they fought again. Van Zyl dominated, putting on the greatest continental heavyweight war yet seen, over five rounds, to take Potts' title. The score was even, one loss each, to each other.

At EFC AFRICA 26 their titanic struggle finally plays comes to a head. On December 12 it’s best out of three.

"The first trilogy in EFC AFRICA history!” said Andrew van Zyl. “These fights are the reason I get up at 4:30 in the morning! This is going to be the best fight of 2013.” “You ready for me?” he added, speaking to Potts. “I certainly hope so.”

"That belt's coming home," Potts replied.

Who will reign supreme as the continent’s greatest warrior?

EFC AFRICA 26 will feature 12 more action packed bouts. The full fight card is currently being finalised, soon available at

EFC AFRICA 26, presented by MusclePharm, takes place on Thursday 12 December at the Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg. Tickets on sale soon at

Broadcast information and full fight card available at


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