Johannesburg, South Africa – EFC is set to make its return to the home of African MMA at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg in just 10 days’ time! Presented by Restonic Mattresses, EFC 79 hits ‘The City of Gold’ with a mega title fight and eleven more exhilarating bouts.
In the main event, reigning undisputed champ, Igeu Kabesa puts his title reign on the line against the Croatian, Karlo Caput. ‘The Croatian Cowboy’ aims to repeat what England’s Jake Hadley did, debut in the organisation undefeated and claim EFC gold. Watch the Countdown to Kabesa vs Caput:
Themba Gorimbo goes head-to-head with Brazil’s Jose Da Rocha for the official No.1 contender spot in the first EFC welterweight Grand Prix fight. The winner will face-off against the victor of Conrad Seabi and Luke Michael. Watch the Countdown to Gorimbo vs Da Rocha:
Also on the main card, a powerful all-rounder faces a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion and submission specialist. EFC mainstay, Bruno Mukulu, welcomes the new undefeated Brazilian talent, Jailson Sousa, to the organisation. Plus, the 18-fight veteran with a 100% finish rate, Anicet Kanyeba, returns to take-on the heavy-hitter, Pietie Coxen in front of his home crowd. And, Khulekani Hlongwa goes up against the sly kickboxing of Stefan Pretorius in the opening fight of the main card.
Kicking-off the highly anticipated fight night, 6 more matchups between some of the organisation’s biggest names and rising stars will take place.
EFC 79 fight card:
Igeu Kabesa vs Karlo Caput
Themba Gorimbo vs Jose Da Rocha
Bruno Mukulu vs Jailson Sousa
Anicet Kanyeba vs Pietie Coxen
Khulekani Hlongwa vs Stefan Pretorius
TC Khusu vs Billy Oosthuizen
Juan Bezuidenhout vs Nico Yamdjie
Elvis Ngwalangwala vs Rocky Ilunga
Roevan de Beer vs Hishaam Kamish
Corne Blom vs Themba Mkhize
Given Majuba vs Tommy Strydom
EFC 79 Kabesa vs Caput, Gorimbo vs Da Rocha, presented by Restonic Mattresses, taking place on Saturday 4 May live from Carnival City, Johannesburg. Tickets are on sale at computicket.com, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast on TV Zimbo. Full broadcast details available on efcworldwide.com.