Johannesburg, South Africa – One of the most memorable weigh-ins in EFC history rocked the Performance Institute in Johannesburg and set the stage for a night of unparalleled drama which culminates in the Heavyweight title of Africa being contested between the Congolese giants Matunga ‘HHH Power’ Djikasa and Vandam Mbuyi.
After 20 of the most exciting combat sports athletes on the continent officially booked their time in the Hexagon tomorrow night, the championship-contending gargantuans squared-up at the scale in front of a raucous and baying crowd anticipating a devastating and emphatic finish to what has been an unprecedented prelude to the biggest fight of the year!
Watch the EFC 98 weigh-ins here: EFC 98 Weigh-Ins
Official EFC 98 weigh-in results as follows.
HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MAIN EVENT
Matunga Djikasa 238.9lbs (DRC) vs. Vandam Mbuyi 253lbs (DRC)
Jaco du Plessis 184.7lbs (RSA) vs. Diego Bandu 185lbs (DRC)
Vince Bembe 144.8lbs (RSA) vs. Ashley Calvert 150.6lbs (RSA) – Calvert failed to make weight at time of writing
Aureo Cruz 152lbs (ANG) vs. Amisi Kabeya 145lbs (DRC) – Cruz failed to make weight at time of writing
Stefan Pretorius 184.6lbs (RSA) vs. Khulekani Hlongwa 185lbs (RSA)
WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT FIGHT
Crystal van Wyk 115lbs (RSA) vs. Peris Githeka 122lbs (KEN) – Githeka failed to make weight at time of writing
Vuyo Jula 124.3lbs (RSA) vs. Mpumelelo Mngoma 125lbs (RSA)
Glody Kanzeko 151.8lbs (DRC) vs. Billy Nyembo 153.4lbs (DRC)
Christopher Matukane 180.7lbs (RSA) vs. Maurice Kabamba 184.1lbs (DRC)
WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT FIGHT
Mischka Laubscher 125lbs (RSA) vs. Juliet Ukah 124.5lbs (NGR)
Angelo Foloti 162.3lbs (RSA) vs. Given Majuba 170lbs (RSA)
Betting on all the EFC 98 bouts is available with World Sports Betting.
Prelims and main card bouts will be available live on www.efcworldwide.tv
Prelim bouts start at 15:30 CAT
Main card bouts start at 19:00 CAT
EFC 98, Djikasa vs Mbuyi for the EFC Heavyweight Championship, is presented by World Sports Betting and takes place on Thursday, 06 October 2022 live from the EFC Performance Institute in JHB, South Africa.
Broadcast information at www.efcworldwide.com
The EFC 98 Countdown Show is available to watch here: EFC 98 COUNTDOWN