Martin van Staden (Anton Geyser/EFC Worldwide)

EFC Worldwide 68 Results: Van Staden Stops Hughes, Claims Lightweight Title

On Saturday, March 31, EFC Worldwide held its 68th event from Cape Town, South Africa.

In the evening’s main event, undefeated Englishman Gavin Hughes met South Africa’s Martin van Staden for the vacant lightweight title.

The preliminary card aired live on 1:30 p.m. ET on Facebook. The main card continued at 5:30 p.m. ET on EFC Worldwide TV.


Martin van Staden def. Gavin Hughes by knockout (strikes). Round 2, 0:20 – for lightweight title
Dave Mazany def. Chris Bright by TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:19
Roedie Roets def. Regis Muyambo by unanimous decision
Cal Ellenor def. Faeez Jacobs by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 4:52
Gary Joshua def. Martin DeBeer by submission (heel hook). Round 1, 4:37
Luke Michael def. Francois Cundari by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:31
Luthando Biko def. Warren Richards by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:40
Torbjorn Madsen def. Bruno Mukulu by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:03
Caleb Ridley def. August Kayambala by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:04
Juan Bezuidenhout def. Matunga Djikasa by submission (armbar). Round 2, 4:38
Wade Kerspuy def. Hishaam Kamish by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:31
Justin Smith def. Matala Ambamba by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:13