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EFC 49 – Kruger vs Bahati Preview

The main event at EFC 49, taking place this Friday at Carnival City, Johannesburg will be for the vacant EFC middleweight championship. a Fight between South African fan favourite JP ‘Tinkerbell’ Kruger and England’s behemoth, Yannick ‘Black Mamba’ Bahati, a fight that is sure to delivery on all the hype.

Kruger, who has transformed into a complete MMA athlete has had his fare share of set backs in his career, will surely face his toughest challenge yet in the form of the massive Yannick ‘Black Mamba’ Bahati.

Both fighters will be looking for the finish. Kruger, whos his last outing in the hexagon was way back in August 2014., might suffer from ring rust. Tinkerbell will want to settle quick and establish control before shooting for a take-down and ultimately going for a submission. Bahati who as proven himself on the ground would be comfortable wherever the fight goes.

a Fight with performance of night written all over it.

Going the distance, we think not! One fight not to be missed!

EFC 49 WEIGH-IN: Free and open to fans – Witness the stare-downs live – Merchandise & ticket give-aways
Date: Thursday 12 May 2016
Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Venue: Sports Bar, Carnival City

Date: Friday 13 May 2016
Time: Prelim bouts start 16:45, main card bouts start at 20:00
Venue: Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg
Live via online streaming on – 20:00 (CAT)
Live on Fight Sports – 20:00 (CAT)
Delayed live on – 22:30 (CAT)


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