Mixed martial arts fans in South Africa will be stoked to hear that the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) has returned to e.tv which will broadcast the upcoming EFC 48 which takes place in Cape Town on Friday April 22 GrandWest Arena. The event wll be headlined by former champion Brendon Groenewald taking on one of the most experienced athletes on the EFC roster, Danie ‘The Pitbull’ van Heerden for the vacant EFC heavyweight championship. Cape Town favourites Irshaad ‘White Tiger’ Sayed and Don ‘Magic Man’ Madge will also be fighting on the night.
On the EFC returning to e.tv this from Cairo Howarth
“This is absolutely huge for EFC, e.tv and the sport of MMA. It’s a deal that we have been working on for some time and we are ecstatic. It is great for e.tv, the EFC and its partners, the athletes and the fans! This partnership provides an even greater platform for the sport of MMA to grow,” stated EFC President Cairo Howarth. “EFC has a huge following in South Africa and we are delighted to give South African MMA fans events for free on terrestrial television and to be able to reach the whole country.”
Here’s the promo video.
Can’t wait to see Don Madge in action again.
And tomorrow April 16, the EFC will be hosting the official EFC 48 media day outside the Market Hall, GrandWest this Saturday. Open to all members of the press for exclusive interviews and free for all fans to meet their favourite athletes ahead of next week’s EFC event in GrandWest.