• EFC AFRICA 17: Official weigh-in results

  • EFC Africa 17 Weigh in 300x199 EFC AFRICA 17: Official weigh in results

    Johannesburg, South Africa – An electric atmosphere and a hyped audience filled the Mardi Gras Theatre at Carnival City on 22 November for the official EFC AFRICA 17 weigh-in. Judging by the intense face-offs, tomorrow night’s action will be explosive.

    Wade Henderson and JP Kruger exchanged lethal stares and showed absolutely no love for one another, and promised fans a fiery battle.

    Lance Ceronio was 2.1 kg overweight and will be financially penalised. Ceronio will also have to meet certain weigh standards before tomorrow at 16:00.

    EFC AFRICA 17 Weigh-in results 

    Broadcast exclusively to Nu Metro cinemas (live at 17:40)

    Bout 1 : Featherweight bout
    Ashley Calvert 65.9 kg

    Alain Ilunga 65.82 kg

    Bout 2 : Featherweight bout
    Francois Groenewald 65.7 kg

    Koba Iakobidze 65.9 kg

    Bout 3 : Light Heavyweight bout
    Lance Ceronio 95.1 kg (2.1 kg overweight)

    Gideon Drotschie  91.7 kg

    Bout 4 : Lightweight bout
    Don Madge 69.55 kg

    Hector Britts 69.95 kg

    Bout 5 : Middleweight bout
    Armand de Bruyn 83.45 kg

    Pete Motaung 83.85 kg

    Bout 6 : Featherweight bout
    Leo Gloss 65.3 kg

    Wesley Hawkey 66 kg

    Bout 7 : Featherweight bout
    Boyd Allen 65.75 kg

    Amos Hlatshwayo 65.85 kg

    Bout 8 : Middleweight bout
    JP Kruger 83.35 kg

    Wade Henderson 83.45 kg

    Bout 9 : Middleweight bout
    Donavin Hawkey 83.9 kg

    Liam Cleland 83.65 kg

    Bout 10 : Welterweight bout
    Dino Bagattin 76.95 kg

    Dallas Jakobi 76.35 kg

    Broadcast on e.tv, Fight NOW! TV, Nu Metro cinemas and efcafrica.com (live at 22:35)

    Bout 11 : Welterweight bout
    Martin van Staden 76.7 kg

    Jadyson Costa 76.5 kg

    Bout 12 : Lightweight championship bout
    Costa Ioannou 69.65 kg

    Leon Mynhardt 69.5 kg

    Bout 13 : Middleweight championship bout
    Jeremy Smith 83.45 kg

    Darren Daniel 83.5 kg


    EFC AFRICA 17, presented by MusclePharm, takes place at the Carnival City Big Top Arena on 23 November. 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

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    *This is an official EFC AFRICA press release. A press release is an announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.