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October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 11:30 pmR1950
In an exciting announcement that has sent shockwaves through the world of mixed martial arts, the main event for EFC 108 has been officially set. Fans and fighters alike have eagerly awaited this moment, and it’s now confirmed that the long-awaited rematch between two fierce competitors, Musa Sethwape and Shannon Van Tonder, will take center stage on 12 October. But that’s not all; this time, it’s not just about redemption and pride—the stakes have been raised higher than ever before. The main event at EFC 108 will see these warriors clash for the coveted Bantamweight Gold, adding an extra layer of intensity to this already thrilling showdown. Musa Sethwape, known for his resilience and striking prowess, will be stepping back into the octagon with a burning desire to claim the championship title that eluded him in their previous encounter. On the other side of the cage, Shannon Van Tonder, a relentless and dynamic fighter, is equally determined to prove his mettle and retain the Bantamweight Gold. However, there’s a twist to this tale. Zulu, the reigning Bantamweight champion, has made the bold decision to relinquish his championship belt in pursuit of a new challenge—the flyweight title. This unexpected move has opened the door for Sethwape and Van Tonder to vie for the vacant Bantamweight championship and etch their names in MMA history. The anticipation surrounding EFC 108 is at an all-time high, and fight fans can expect an electrifying night of action, showcasing the very best in South African mixed martial arts talent. With the added allure of a championship belt on the line, this rematch promises to be an unforgettable battle between two warriors seeking to claim their place at the top of the Bantamweight division. EFC 108 Van Tonder versus Sethwape for the Bantamweight title is presented by World Sports Betting and takes place on Thursday 12 October 2023 live from the EFC Performance Institute in JHB, South Africa.