On Saturday, March 5, EFC Worldwide held its 47th event and first event of 2016 from the Big Top Arena in Carnival City, Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s featherweight champion, Danny Henry, looked to make the first defense of his belt against unbeaten Igeu Kabesa. Henry captured gold with a fourth-round TKO of Boyd Allen at EFC 44. Kabesa, meanwhile, enterd the contest having won all six of his bouts inside the EFC cage.

The co-main event featured long-reigning lightweight titleholder Leon Mynhardt against the aforementioned Allen.

EFC 47 kicked off Saturday with the preliminary card at 16:15 CAT. The main card followed at 20:00 CAT.

Igeu Kabesa def. Danny Henry by unanimous decision – for featherweight title
Boyd Allen def. Leon Mynhardt by split decision
Brendon Katz def. Sizwe Mnikathi by unanimous decision
Barend Nienaber def. Tumisang Madiba by unanimous decision
Amanda Lino def. Jacquiline Trosee by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 0:10
Martin De Beer def. Lourens Botes by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:56
Anicet Kanyeba def. Tshilumba Mulumba by TKO (strikes). Round 3, 3:36
J.P. Buys def. Roevan de Beer by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:24
DuHo Kim def. Pieter de Klerk by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 4:54
Stefan Pretorius def. Robo Ambamba by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 2:07
Brendon Lesar def. Jean-Marie Kabeya by unanimous decision

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