On Friday, Dec. 9, EFC Worldwide will hold its 56th event from Carnival City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s welterweight titleholder Dricus Du Plessis takes on Rafał Haratyk in a middleweight contest.

Two belts will also be on the line at the event as Yannick Bahati and David Buirski battle for middleweight supremacy and Igeu Kabesa puts his featherweight belt on the line against challenger Hanru Botha.

EFC 56 kicks off Friday with the preliminary card at 16:45 CAT. The main card follows at 20:00 CAT. Check back following the event for the full results.

Below are the results of the event’s weigh-ins which took place Thursday, Nov. 10.

EFC 56 Weigh-in Results
Dricus Du Plessis (84.00 kg) vs. Rafał Haratyk (83.85 kg)
Yannick Bahati (84.00 kg) vs. David Buirski (83.65 kg) – for middleweight title
Igeu Kabesa (66.00 kg) vs. Hanru Botha (65.80 kg) – for featherweight title
Wesley Hawkey (66.00 kg) vs. Azi Thomas (66.00 kg)
Martin van Staden (71.95 kg) vs. Kaleka Kabanda (71.95 kg)
Mark Hulme (83.60 kg) vs. Gordon Roodman (83.45 kg)
Shana Power (60.00 kg) vs. Jaqauline Trosee (59.80 kg)
Gareth Buirski (61.45 kg) vs. Baldwin Mdlalose (60.80 kg)
Irene Cabello Rivera (51.95 kg) vs. Danella Eliasov (52.50 kg)
T.C. Khusu (57.90 kg) vs. Dansheel Moodley (56.40 kg)
Bokang Masunyane (56.90 kg) vs. Musaddiq Ali Hassan (56.90 kg)

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