J.T   "Blade"   Botha

Middleweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 0 - 1 - 0
  • Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 0 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 31
  • Height : 5"8" (179 cm)
  • Reach : 74.90" (190 cm)
  • Leg Span : 43.37" (110 cm)
  • Stance : Orthodox
  • BG Discipline : MMA
  • Strengths :
    Strong Wrestling base
    Physical, aggressive, incredibly durable
    Groomed as an MMA prospect
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Pretoria, South Africa
  • Gym : Team CIT
  • Trainer : Morne Visser
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 40%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 40%

Fighters Media

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EFC 89 COXEN VS BOTHA PROMO
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DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS
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The Countdown to EFC 89 Has Begun
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ALL EYES ON EFC RETURN
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LESS THAN 10 DAYS TO EFC 83…FINALLY

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Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Pietie Coxen
    EFC 89
    Win
    R1 KO (Body Kick)
  • Ziko Magengele
    EFC 85 – Jacobs v Chipfumbu
    Loss
    R2 TKO (Punches) 2:11

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

JT hails from the renowned Pretoria gym, Team CIT. Under the battle-hardened coaches, Morne Visser and Dricus du Plessis.

His amateur career started in 2014 and spanned 7 years where he was named amateur champion.

He has transitioned into the professional arena with intention of cementing himself as a force.

Added Detail

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

  • Opponent
    Event
    Result
  • Ziko Magengele
    EFC 85
    Loss
  • none
  • none
  • none
J.T   Botha