Andrew van Zyl (L) faces off with Elvis Moyo (EFC Worldwide)

EFC 54 Results: Van Zyl Stops Moyo, Buys Submits Mdlalose

On Saturday, Oct. 15, EFC Worldwide held its 54th event from Sun City, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s heavyweight title was on the line between former titleholder Andrew van Zyl and Elvis Moyo. The pair met previously at EFC 31, with van Zyl submitting Moyo by first-round armbar. Van Zyl entered the title match-up having won back-to-back fights via first-round stoppage. Moyo, meanwhile, also had won two straight.

EFC 54 kicked off Saturday with the preliminary card at 16:00 CAT. The main card followed at 19:00 CAT.


Andrew van Zyl def. Elvis Moyo by TKO (punches). Round 4, 1:24 – for heavyweight title
J.P. Buys def. Baldwin Mdlalose by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 2:05 – for flyweight title
Henry Fadipe def. Bruno Mukulu by disqualification (inactivity). Round 3, 3:37
Wessel Mostert def. Nico Yamdjie by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:12
Mike Vermeulen def. Tomasz Kowalkowski by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 3:09
Chad Hanekom def. Wade Henderson by TKO (punches). Round 1, 0:36
Adbul Hassan def. Martin de Beer by unanimous decision
Tumisang Madiba def. Anicet Kanyeba by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 0:42
Tjaart Henning def. Yusuf Hassan by unanimous decision
Du Ho Kim def. Warren King by unanimous decision