On Saturday, Dec. 8, EFC Worldwide held its 76th event from the Sun Time Square in Pretoria, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, Polish challenger Karolina Wójcik bested Italy’s Chiara Penco to win the women’s strawweight title.

In the co-headliner, heavyweight champ Jared Vanderaa defended his belt with a third-round victory over UFC veteran Ruan Potts.

Also, former BAMMA British heavyweight champion Stuart Austin knocked out former EFC heavyweight titleholder Andrew van Zyl in the first round.

The event aired live on EFC Worldwide TV and SABC Sport.

Karolina Wójcik def. Chiara Penco by split decision – women’s strawweight title
Jared Vanderaa def. Ruan Potts by TKO (punches). Round 3, 3:25 – heavyweight title
Stuart Austin def. Andrew van Zyl by knockout (punch). Round 1, 4:58
Dallas Jakobi def. Mark Kamba by submission (strikes). Round 2, 4:59
Mauricio da Rocha Jr. def. Conrad Seabi by TKO (punches) Round 1, 0:50
Roedie Roets def. Sindile Manengela by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 0:44
Justin Smith def. Pietie Coxen by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:12
Tumisang Madiba def. Billy Oosthuizen by TKO (punches). Round 3, 1:56
Marino Cutendana def. Martin DeBeer by split decision
Niel Du Plessis def. Roger Griffin by submission (guillotine). Round 1, 0:54
Asiashu Tshitamba def. Takunda Gorimbo by unanimous decision
Devon Cronje def. Orlando Mashaba by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:23
Marcel Conrad Els def. Kabeya Amisi by submission (armbar). Round 1, 3:31

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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