Apr 30, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Johannesburg, South Africa – Expect fireworks when EFC returns to Carnival City for the organisation's milestone 40th event. Dino Bagattin, the former welterweight champion has been competing inside the Hexagon since EFC 01 and headlines the massive event against the new generation of mixed martial artist, Dricus Du Plessis. Coming off a massive middleweight victory over Darren Daniel, du Plessis is cutting down to conquer the welterweight division.

Plus former heavyweight champion Ruan Potts makes his awaited return from the UFC as he is set to clash with the heavyweight Frenchman Cyril Asker, and Irish fighting spirit will ignite as Dublin’s Peter Quelly moves down to lightweight to go head-to-head with FFM’s undefeated fighting sensation Igeu Kabesa.

But first, see 10 more epic encounters including Katz vs. Groth and Moyo vs. Misholas. Full fight fight card at EFC 40: Bagattin vs. du Plessis, presented by, takes place at Carnival City, Johannesburg, on Saturday 6 June 2015. Tickets on sale tomorrow at

About EFC® – The Extreme Fighting Championship® Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, EFC is a world leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation. The Extreme Fighting Championship produces 10 live events annually at sold out arenas. With over 120 athletes exclusively contracted to the organisation, EFC showcases the greatest warriors on the planet. EFC events are broadcast live in over 110 countries around the world on numerous television networks in multiple languages, as well as live at Ster-Kinekor cinemas throughout South Africa.

EFC programming is available weekly in 600+ million TV households worldwide, making it one of the most recognisable MMA brands on the planet. Leading retailers stock a full catalogue of best-selling EFC DVD’s, branded merchandise and clothing and equipment ranges.

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