Dave Mazany (Anton Geyser/EFC Worldwide)

EFC Worldwide 72 Results: Mazany Unseats van Staden, Reclaims Lightweight Belt

On Saturday, Aug. 11, EFC Worldwide held its 72nd event from Grand West in Cape Town, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, lightweight champion Martin van Staden put his belt on the line against former champion Dave Mazany. Van Staden entered his first title defense riding a four-fight winning streak, including a second-round TKO over Gavin Hughes in March to earn the belt. Mazany had rebounded since losing the belt, scoring back-to-back knockout finishes.

The night’s preliminary card streamed live on Facebook beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET. The main card followed live at 3:30 p.m. ET on EFC Worldwide TV.


Dave Mazany def. Martin van Staden by split decision – for lightweight title
Gideon Drotschie def. Jenaid Ebanks by unanimous decision
Faeez Jacobs def. Tumisang Madiba by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 4:31
Justin Smith def. Giovanni Pretorius by knockout (strikes). Round 1, 3:36
Matunga Djikasa def. Willem Smith by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:28
Bruno Mukulu def. Regis Muyambo by unanimous decision
Anthony Mailer def. Duane Jones by knockout (strikes). Round 2, 0:27
Hermie Drotschie def. Francois Kundari by submission (armbar). Round 1, 1:35
Serge Kasanda def. Chris Dove by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 2:15