On Saturday, March 4, EFC Worldwide held its 57th event from Carnival City in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, featherweight champion Igeu Kabesa put his title and undefeated record on the line against Scotland’s Danny Henry. The pair met previously at EFC 47 with Kabesa claiming a unanimous decision victory. Kabesa was last in action at EFC 56, needing less than two minutes to submit Hanru Botha via guillotine choke. Henry, meanwhile, bounced back from his defeat to Kabesa with a pair of TKO wins to set up the rematch.

EFC 57 kicked off Saturday with the preliminary card at 16:45 CAT. The main card followed at 20:00 CAT on EFCWorldwide.tv.

Danny Henry def. Igeu Kabesa by submission (D’arce choke). Round 1 – for featherweight title
Elvis Moyo def. Mike Vermeulen by knockout (punch). Round 1
Martin van Staden def. Christian Holley by TKO. Round 2
Wessel Mostert def. Tony Mustard by knockout (elbow). Round 1
Gordon Roodman def. Georgi Georgiev by unanimous decision
Pierre Botha def. Sizwe Mnikathi by unanimous decision
Ancient Kanyeba def. Gorilla Ossoko by TKO. Round 3
Devon Cronje def. Yusuf Hassan by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Tayla Kennedy def. Pope Djembo by TKO. Round 1
Bokang Masunyane def. Luthando Biko by unanimous decision

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