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  • 2 months ago
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Irshaad Sayed will be looking to take another step towards a fight with undefeated EFC bantamweight champion Demarte Pena when he faces Abdul Hassan next month. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Especially considering the "White Tiger" already disposed of two top contenders. Last year was a quiet one for Irshaad Sayed (8-2), who despite winning the RUFF bantamweight title, only fought once. But in 2014, things are happening fast for the exciting South African stand-up specialist. Since singing with EFC earlier this year, the 25-year-old has fought twice in the space of just over two months, taking out two of the organization's top bantamweight contenders in the process. A title shot pot read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In the wake of a terrible stoppage in the promotion's most recent event, EFC president Cairo Howarth released a statement dismissing the allegations of irresponsible officiating. Last week, Bloody Elbow reported on a controversial stoppage that occurred at that latest Extreme Fighting Championship: Africa event. On March 27 at EFC 28, Christophe Walravens took on Bernardo Mikixi in a heavyweight tilt. In the second round of their fight, Walravens delivered several unanswered bows before the refe read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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After wrecking shop in China, the "White Tiger" was able to compete at home, with similar results. Irshaad Sayed sprung to prominence by winning the RUFF 135-pound belt and then donating a chunk of his prize money to build a school in China. But after this act of philanthropy, he was back to the normal business of being a fighter last week, returning to his native South Africa to compete at EFC 27. Sayed has spent his entire mixed martial arts (MMA) career competing in Asia -- but is originally read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In the replays, you can see the black armbands. If only those things were acknowledging a dead promotion, instead of a dead fighter. On Thursday, EFC Africa chose to honor Booto Guylain by having its fighters wear those armbands. Guylain passed away March 5 because of injuries he suffered in the cage at EFC Africa 27, the event that directly preceded Thursday's EFC 28. The armbands were a nice gesture to Guylain's memory. You know what would have been an even nicer gesture? Making some kind of c read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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One man's awful stoppage is another man's awesome fight. The EFC Africa 28 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Thursday night (March 28, 2014) inside the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa, delivered an "epic" night of "high-octane African MMA." That's according to promotion president Cairo Howarth. In addition, Howarth thought the heavyweight slugfest between Christophe Walravens and Bernardo Mikixi was "awesome," despite the fact that "The Black Panther" was repeate read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In the replays, you can see the black armbands. If only those things were acknowledging a dead promotion, instead of a dead fighter. On Thursday, EFC Africa chose to honor Booto Guylain by having its fighters wear those armbands. Guylain passed away March 5 because of injuries he suffered in the cage at EFC Africa 27, the event that directly preceded Thursday's EFC 28. The armbands were a nice gesture to Guylain's memory. You know what would have been an even nicer gesture? Making some kind of c read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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An unbelievably incompetent and extremely dangerous stoppage occurred at EFC Africa 28 in Johannesburg, South Africa earlier today. Just three weeks ago, Extreme Fighting Championship, the premier MMA organization in Africa, had one of its fighters succumb to injuries sustained on their February 27th show in Johannesburg. Booto Guylain, aged 29, passed away on March 5th after he was hospitalized for swelling and bleeding on the brain following a 3rd round TKO loss to Keron Davies. Today's EFC Af read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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In the main event of EFC 28 in Johannesburg on Thursday, Garreth McLellan successfully defended his middleweight belt by beating JP Kruger for the second time. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Irshaad Sayed won the inaugural RUFF title last year. The South African is now hoping to win a title with the most prominent organization in his homeland after signing to make his EFC. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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South African middleweight Booto Guylain died tragically this week after succumbing to injuries sustained in his EFC Africa 27 bout with Keron Davies, which took place last Thursday. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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South African mixed martial artist Booto Guylain has died due to injuries suffered in a Feb. 27 bout under the Extreme Fighting Championship Africa banner. read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Two-time Extreme Fighting Championship Africa veteran Booto Guylain has died as a result of injuries suffered in a Feb. 27 bout under the South African-based promotion’s banner.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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No fighter on the African continent has made a bigger impact than Ruan “Fangzz” Potts, who makes his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 40 against Soa Palelei in May. read news >>

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