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EFC legend retires from MMA

EFC stalwart Francois ‘Franaconda’ Groenewald has announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts. Groenewald, who fought for the bantamweight belt against Demarte Pena (11-0)

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EFC announce Joshua vs Hignett

The EFC have announced ex-flyweight title challenger Gary Joshua will fight Englishman Coner Hignett in Cape Town on April 13 at GrandWest Arena. Matchmaker Graeme

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Usman carries African hopes

Nigerian Kamaru Usman says he will empty the tank against Tyron Woodley in his bid to become Africa’s first UFC champion. Usman (14-1) will challenge

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Two more fights for EFC 77

The EFC 77 lineup is nearly complete with two more fights confirmed for the promotion’s first show of the year on March 16. Trezeguet Kanyinda

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Goncalves set for Brave bow

South African featherweight Steven Goncalves will make his Brave Combat Federation debut against Russia’s Akhmed Magomedov in Jordan on April 19. The pair will fight

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EFC announce SABC deal

The EFC have signed a new deal with the South African Broadcasting Association shortly after partnering up with SuperSport. Both platforms will televise the promotion’s

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Madge targets UFC gold

Don Madge is determined to become the country’s first UFC champion. While South Africans have struggled to make an impact in the UFC, Madge (8-3-1)

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Ellenor bounces back in Bellator

Former EFC bantamweight Cal Ellenor won his Bellator MMA debut with a first-round submission of Nathan Greyson in Newcastle, England on Saturday night. Ellenor finished

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