Irshaad Sayed (EFC Worldwide)

EFC 48 Results: Van Heerden, Sayed Capture Gold

On Friday, April 22, EFC Worldwide held its 48th event from GrandWest in Cape Town, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s heavyweight belt was on the line as former champion Brendon Groenewald clashed with Danie van Heerden.

The co-main event also featured gold on the line as an interim bantamweight title was up for grabs between Cedric Doyle and Irshaad Sayed.


Danie van Heerden def. Brendon Groenewald by TKO. Round 2, 3:22 – for vacant heavyweight title
Irshaad Sayed def. Cedric Doyle by TKO. Round 3. 4:59 – for interim bantamweight title
Don Madge def. Tyson Chelin by TKO. Round 1, 0:54
Mark Hulme def. Kaleka Kabanda by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2
Hanru Botha def. Sibusiso Mdoko by knockout. Round 1, 0:19
Bruno Mukulu def. Stefan Pretorius by unanimous decision
Lyle Karam def. Gorilla Ossoko by TKO. Round 2, 3:29
Mamoudou Toure def. Andrew Smith by TKO. Round 1, 3:51
Francois Groenewald def. Boney Bukaka by submisison (armbar). Round 1, 3:19
Mark Kamba def. Tyron Bester by TKO. Round 1, 1:50
Sylvester Chipfumbu def. Pieter de Klerk by TKO. Round 1, 3:19