Following a Successful EFC 57 production at Carnival City on the 4th March 2017, Africa’s biggest promotion now bolsters the show from Strength to Strength with the upcoming EFC 58 card that hits Cape Town’s Grand West Arena with 2 prolific headliners.
Lightweight Champion American Dave “The Pain Train” Mazany (14-6-0) Defends his strap against South Africa’s Don” Magic Man” Madge (6-3-1) in a fight that is sure to get every fight fan on the edge of their seats. The Charismatic Champion who is not lacking in Confidence after defeating the Former Champion in Leon “the iron Lion” Mynhardt, the man who has handed Don Madge all his Losses. But Dave will be aware that not all fights are the same, and cannot undermine the skilfulness that his opponent possesses.
Don who is a Clinical Muay Thai Specialist and BJJ brown belt practitioner, is extremely hungry to put that strap around his waist again. Both men have future goals and objectives ahead of them, with only each other in the way. A win for both men could have massive international consequences and a future classic is all but written in the stars with this bout.
Other highlights on the card being the return of Former Interim Bantamweight Champ Irshaad”White Tiger” Sayed (12-3) who takes on the high-flying prospect Tumisang “The President”Madiba (7-3). This Fight has the potential fight of the night written all over it as both men will have title aspirations firmly indented in their minds.
Also on the card is a Heavyweight showdown as former Bellator fighter Karl Etherington (12-2) who makes his EFC debut as the newest signing from the ever growing international stable of the EFC. Most of his wins coming in the 1st round and will be looking to go toe to toe with EFC Veteran and South African MMA Stalwart, Ruan “Fangzzz” Potts.No doubt Heavyweight Champion Andrew Van Zyl will be keeping a very close eye on this bout as the winner could quite easily be his next opponent.
Former Welterweight Champ Dino Bagattin is also on the fight card, Dino who is a Fan Favourite never disappoints and always come to fight, training out of the continent noticeable Fight Fit Militia camp.He will take on hometown favorite Shaun De Lange who has never been stopped in his career and has an iron-clad chin and heart of a lion.One thing is for sure is that Bagattin Vs De Lange is a battle set for the ages. Fans that get to the venue early will catch featherweight Wrecking Sensation Congo’s Claude Ntumba who is on a Tear and with no losses always comes to finish fights.
Below is the Current fight card:
Mazany vs Madge – Lightweight Title fight (Main Event)
Sayed vs Madiba – Bantamweight fight (Co-main Event)
Etherington vs Potts – Heavyweight Fight
Chipfumbu vs Hassan – Flyweight fight
Bagattin vs De Lange- Welterweight Fight
Muyambu vs Brunning –Lightweight Fight
Joshua vs Van Der Merwe – Bantamweight Fight
Ntumba vs Grant – Featherweight Fight
Ridley vs Pheko- featherweight fight
Fleming vs Jacobs- Bantamweight fight
Written by Keegan Govendar