Johannesburg - It has been confirmed that No 1 middleweight contender JP ‘Tinkerbell’ Kruger will challenge middleweight
champion Garreth ‘Soldierboy’ McLellan for his title at EFC AFRICA 28.
event is to take place on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Coca-Cola Dome in
secured his No 1 contender spot with a sensational victory over Tumelo
Maphutha at EFC AFRICA 22.
Reduced to one functional leg after a series of
brutal outside legkicks by Maphutha, Kruger went down to a barrage of punches
against the fence. Refusing to give up, he snagged an arm of Maphutha and
executed an out of the blue armbar, breaking his opponent’s collarbone in the
as yet undefeated in the EFC AFRICA hexagon (5-0). He is currently at a
training camp in Thailand preparing for his title fight.
news site KNUXX caught up with him recently, and published this interview on his camp in Thailand and his
thoughts on his coming bout.
returns to the Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, for EFC AFRICA 28, presented by
MusclePharm. Tickets on sale soon at computicket.com. Stream the entire event live, in HD,
JP Joubert (right)