Smith, McLellan Face Off

Choice words at pre-event press conference

Johannesburg (South Africa) – EFC AFRICA middleweight champion Jeremy ‘Pitbull’ Smith and challenger Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ McLellan faced off for the first time since EFC AFRICA 12 this morning.

In an exclusive SuperSport Blitz interview the champion and challenger spoke about the amount of development they’ve been through in the 20 months since these they last fought, and what each can expect on fight night.

“This belt doesn’t define me,” said the Pitbull in a bold statement, “I define the belt.”

“I’m on a whole new level since we last fought,” said McLellan. “Fight night is going to be explosive.”

The interview will be aired throughout the day on SuperSport Blitz, and posted online soon.

EFC AFRICA 24, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena on 10 October 2013. Tickets on sale now at The entire event can be streamed live, and in HD, from

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