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Top Bouts Confirmed for EFC Africa 18 on March 1

Fight Network Staff / January 21, 2013 - 12:50am

Johannesburg, South Africa – Another six top match-ups have been confirmed for EFC AFRICA 18, presented by MusclePharm, on 1 March at Carnival City, leading up to the highly anticipated re-match for the heavyweight title between undefeated champion Ruan 'Fangzz' Potts and iron-jawed Andrew 'One Gear' van Zyl.

Former welterweight champion Dallas Jakobi (6-4) is making the cut down to lightweight where he will take on former title contender Alex 'The Professor' Cheboub (9-7).

Highly rated kickboxing fundi Jason 'JMC' Culverwell (2-0) faces off with South African born and U.K. champion Fraser Opie. Opie left for the U.K. in 2003 where he has racked up an impressive MMA résumé (10-5), and now returns to African shores to fight for EFC AFRICA gold.

Tyron 'The Rush' Rightford (3-1) drops to welterweight where he will face David Buirski (3-1) in a talented clash of skills.

A knockout is looming as two top strikers clash when heavyweights Ricky 'Apocalypse' Misholas (2-1) and Sors 'Guru' Grobbelaar (0-1) go to war.

Ian Visser (0-1) cuts to light heavyweight where he takes on EFC AFRICA newcomer Chris 'Danger' Du Pont (2-0).

Top featherweights Abdul 'Hollywood' Hassan (5-3) and Gareth BuirskI (3-1) will face-off in a highly anticipated clash.

EFC AFRICA 18, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 1 March 2013. Tickets on sale at Computicket www.computicket.com and tickets for the live broadcast to Nu Metro Cinemas available at www.numetro.com.

Broadcast information and full fight card available at efcafrica.com

About EFC AFRICA™ – The Extreme Fighting Championship™

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, EFC AFRICA™ now produces 10 live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) events annually, all hosted on the African continent. With over 100 athletes exclusively signed to the promotion from across the continent (from Angola, DRC, Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa and more), EFC AFRICA is the biggest MMA promotion and showcases the toughest athletes on the continent.

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