Cape Town - Two recently signed female fighters will be part of EFC 81 during National Women’s Month in August.
like their predecessors, both Paulwetu Namba and Christine Wolmarans
will take the lead in what is a predominantly male dominated world of
The pair will take centre stage at EFC 81 at Time Square, Pretoria on Saturday, August 10.
Town’s Namba is set to make her second appearance in the hexagon, this time
against Pretoria’s own debutant, Wolmarans, according to the EFC website.
am taking this opportunity to inspire all women who have a love for
this sport,” said Namba.
“MMA, is not only about putting gloves on and
emulating a sense of violence. It is a very empowering sport for women.”
out of Pro Fitness Kickboxing, Namba also works as a life support
paramedic, fire technician and safety practitioner who teaches first
aid, firefighting and health and safety to corporate companies and the
public at large.
Wolmarans is still an unknown entity in the EFC hexagon, as she will be making her debut. Hailing from a rich history of
combat Taekwondo and kickboxing, she brings KO power in her striking
like few others. While Pretoria is her home, she travels daily to
Junkyard MMA for training as she prepares to step up on the biggest
stage in MMA in Africa.
Taking a positive spin on an old adage,
Wolmarans stated, “I am gonna show the world what it means to hit like a
girl on August 10.”The fight will take place on the preliminary card
ahead of the EFC 81 five-fight main card headlined by the bantamweight
title fight between Nkazimulo Zulu and Faeez Jacobs.