David Buirski (EFC Worldwide)

EFC 46 Results: Buirski Ekes By van Staden, Retains Welterweight Title

On Saturday, Dec. 12, EFC Worldwide held its 46th event from the Big Top Arena in Carnival City, Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s welterweight title was on the line between champion David Buirski and No. 1 contender Martin van Staden

The co-main event featured former champion Adam Speechly, who welcomed Chris Bright to EFC Hexagon in a lightweight match-up.


EFC 46 kicked off Saturday with the preliminary card at 16:45 CAT. The main card followed at 20:00 CAT.

David Buirski def. Martin van Staden by split decision – for welterweight title
Chris Bright def. Adam Speechly by split decision
Dricus du Plessis def. Bruno Mukulu by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:50
Abdul Hassan def. Oumpie Sebeko by unanimous decision
Gordon Roodman def. Keron Davies by knockout (strikes). Round 1, 1:30
Cedric Doyle def. Gareth Buirski by unanimous decision
Elvis Moyo def. Vandam Mbuyi by knockout (punches). Round 2, 2:23
Barend Nienaber def. Pierre Botha by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:00
Marino Cutendana def. Jasen van der Merwe by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:07
Chad Hanekom def. Ruben Groenewald by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 1:32
Patrick Luindula def. Didier Nyembwe by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:16