Welterweight, Featherweight Title Fighters Hit Marks for EFCA 10

By Sherdog.com Staff Aug 31, 2011
Welterweight champion Adam Speechly and challenger Dallas Jakobi both successfully made weight Thursday ahead of their title bout at Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 10.

Johannesburg’s Speechly (168.4 pounds) and Durban’s Jakobi (169.1) will tangle in a rematch of a December 2009 contest Friday at Carnival City Casino and Entertainment World in Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa. The pair’s initial meeting was won by Speechly, who submitted Jakobi via first-round triangle choke.

The event’s main card will stream live and free of charge Friday on the promotion’s official website (http://www.efcafrica.com) beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 p.m. PT.

The promotion will also crown its first featherweight champion at the event, as former boxer “King” Leo Gloss (143.3) squares off against 21-year-old upstart Demarte “The Wolf” Pena (143.3).

Additional featured bouts include a pair of welterweight tilts pitting Nolan Swanepoel (168.6) against Leon Mynhardt (169.7) and Martin van Staden (169.7) against Francois Kabulu (170.4), as well as a light heavyweight affair between J.P. Joubert (205.7) and Jeremy Scheepers (203.7).

EFC Africa 10 weigh-in results

EFC Africa Welterweight Title Fight
Adam Speechly (168.4) vs. Dallas Jakobi (169.1)

EFC Africa Featherweight Title Fight
Leo Gloss (143.3) vs. Demarte Pena (143.3)

Nolan Swanepoel (168.6) vs. Leon Mynhardt (169.7)
Martin van Staden (169.7) vs. Francois Kabulu (170.4)
J.P. Joubert (205.7) vs. Jeremy Scheepers (203.7)
Tyron Rightford (183) vs. Paul Terblanche (186)
Jadyson Costa (168) vs. Wade Henderson (170.4)
Jacques Joubert (185.2) vs. Mawande Vapi (185.2)
Armand de Bruyn (183) vs. Keith Theologo (185.6)
Jean-Luc Kazadi (143.5) vs. Wesley Hawkey (146.4)
Michiel Opperman (184) vs. Daniel Sinclair (184.7)
Abdul Hassan (145.9) vs. Francois Groenewald (143.3)


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