Broadcast begins at 21:30 (CAT) tonight

Johannesburg, South Africa – “I’m the contender killer, and that is exactly what I intend doing… I’m going to ruin all his hopes and dreams.” – Dino ‘The Lion’ Bagattin 

On 6 June at Carnival City, Johannesburg, former welterweight champion Dino ‘The Lion’ Bagattin will battle with new generation mixed martial artist Dricus ‘Still Knocks’ du Plessis as the headlining bout of the milestone EFC 40 event.

The event also sees the return of former UFC heavyweight and EFC champion Ruan ‘Fangzz’ Potts as he takes on French standout Cyril ‘Silverback’ Asker. Also, the undefeated wrestling champion from DRC, Igeu ‘Smiley’ Kabesa, will put his perfect record on the line when he goes head-to-head with the fighting Irish in the form of Peter ‘Showstopper’ Queally.

Plus the massive event features 10 more exciting bouts including EFC Veteran featherweights Brendon Katz vs. Wade ‘Warrior’ Groth, Springbok wrestler Hanru Botha vs. Scottish champion Daniel Henry and the headline preliminary bout between African boxing champion Elvis Moyo and Poland’s Tomasz Kowalkowski.

Don’t miss the Countdown to EFC 40 as it premieres tonight!

SuperSport broadcast details:

Date                                        Channel                            Time
25 May 2015                      SS7 (207)                      21:30
26 May 2015                       SS8 (208)                     10:15
27 May 2015                       SS9 (209)                     12:25
29 May 2015                      SS8 (208)                     20:00

Also available on CSI Sport and ESPN Player. Full broadcast details here: efcww.com/1Ft7Pol 

The full Countdown show will be available online on www.efcworldwide.com/ tomorrow.

EFC 40: Bagattin vs. du Plessis, presented by BetXchange.com, and takes place at Carnival City, Johannesburg, on Saturday 6 June 2015. Tickets on sale at www.computicket.com. Book your cinema ticket to all fights live and in state of the art digital projection at www.sterkinekor.com.