On Saturday, May 13, EFC Worldwide traveled to Carnival City in Johannesburg, South Africa for its 59th event.

In the night’s main event, EFC welterweight champion Dricus du Plessis met Brazil’s Maurício “Dedinho” da Rocha Jr. South Africa’s du Plessis was originally scheduled to meet Henry Fadipe.

The event aired live at 3 p.m. ET on efcworldwide.tv.

FULL RESULTS
Dricus du Plessis def. Maurício da Rocha Jr. by TKO (punches). Round 1 – for welterweight title
Joe Cummins def. Shaun De Lange by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Philippe Rouch def. Francois Groenewald by submission (triangle choke). Round 3
Pierre Both vs. Azi Thomas ruled a draw
Alain Illunga def. Barend Nienaber by knockout (spinning back kick). Round 1
Bruno Mukulu def. Neil Du Plessis by unanimous decision
Ricky Misholas def. Thabani Mndebela by submission (north-south choke). Round 3
Robert Simbowe def. Anicet Kanyeba by TKO (punches). Round 1
Conrad Seabi def. Kaleka Mpemba Kabanda by split decision
Guy Mongambi def. Cassim Thabiso Khusu by split decision
Nico Yamdjie def. Mpata Mikixi by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Nerick Simoes def. Trezeguet Kanyinda by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1

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