Reinaldo Ekson (R) (EFC Worldwide)

EFC Worldwide 86 Results: Ekson Shocks Kabesa, Ilunga Captures Title

On Saturday, June 12, EFC Worldwide returned to action, hosting EFC Worldwide 86: Kabesa vs. Ekson from the EFC Performance Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s featherweight champion, Igeu Kabesa, was unsuccessful in his attempt to defend his title against challenger Reinaldo Ekson.

Gold was also on the line in the co-main event, where Anicet Kanyeba and Alain Ilunga rematched for the interim lightweight title.


The preliminary card streamed live on Facebook, followed by the main card live on DAZN at 12 p.m ET.

Reinaldo Ekson def. Igeu Kabesa by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 1:32 – for featherweight title
Alain Ilunga def. Anicet Kanyeba by unanimous decision – for interim lightweight title
Luthando Biko def. Gian Souza by split decision
Rocky Ilunga def. Robert Simbowe by unanimous decision
August Kayambala def. Warren Richards by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 0:23
Mzwandile Hlongwa def. Francois Cundari by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 0:35
Adrian Sanchez def. Roderique Kena by split decision
Tapiwa Katikati def. Elvis Ngwalangwala by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 3:58
Shannon van Tonder def. Jean-Marie Kabeya by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:31