All Eyes On Nienaber

Confident to beat Allen

02 May 2014

EFC AFRICA – Extreme Fighting Championship – All Eyes On Nienaber
Barend Nienaber at the EFC AFRICA 29 post event press conference

Johannesburg (South Africa) - After defeating Brendon Katz, Barend Nienaber, who is now set to face Boyd Allen for the vacant featherweight belt, had some words to say about his upcoming fight with Allen, and about his recent opponent Katz.

"Brendon, if I could, I would have worn jeans to the cage, worn my Tekkies, because that just was not a fight to me, you didn't bring anything to the cage. I took you to the ground, you said I should stand up with you, I stood with you, I traded with you, you were just blocking, you didn't have any words for me. I had a game plan, the game plan was gold. Yes I did what I had to do to win."

In response to a question about Boyd Allen, Nienaber simply said, "Allen is a different fighter, and I need to plan a different game with him, I am sure to have a game plan for Allen, which i'll prove on the night. Next time you see me, this strap will be around my waist."

Watch the EFC AFRICA 29 post event press conference here:

EFC AFRICA 30, presented by, takes place on Thursday 05 June 2014 at the GrandWest Grand Arena, Cape Town. Tickets on sale soon at Book your cinema ticket to all 13 fights live and in stunning HD at Watch the entire event live, from anywhere on the globe, via online streaming at


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