Fightstar have always been known to keep their intense and action packed fight card hidden from the public until two weeks before an event. This time round, everything is coming out early as they have already announced two title fights, one ladies fight and now the main card of the event!
A six fight filled main card for Fightstar 9 has just been released. All these fights are set up to decide either number one contenders or a title is on the line as Tjaart Henning and Jasen Van Der Merwe both defend their belts for the first time.
” A massive main card with 6 of the best fights you will ever see. Not only do we have 2 title fights but the winners of the MW clashes will go on to fight for the MW belt at FS 10. To top it of the winner of Shogun vs Johan will fight Cameron Pritched for the FightStar WW belt. There is plenty on the line and these guys will deliver. Dont miss out! “ – Fightstar Matchmaker, Grant Oliff
Fightstar 9 promises to be one of the biggest Fightstar events so far and with a ranking system clearly being shifted into place amateur athletes have never had more motivation to work for their spot in the Fightstar hexagon. ” Fighters and gyms realize that Fightstar means business and that this is the stepping stone to the big time. The fight prep camps are taken very seriously. The fighters commitment to the Fightstar promotion is amazing. The level of amateur MMA has grown inleaps and bounds. Grant Oliff has stepped up once again and delivered the fights that people want to see. This card is going to be one of the most explosive cards to date. On Saturday the 25th of October, fighters from all over South Africa and abroad will be showcasing their skills on Africa’s most exciting Amateur MMA promotion. Fightstar and EFC Africa proudly support the Fighting Fit Africa Youth Development program and two of the development athletes from the program will be competing at Fightstar 9. “ – FightStar President, Pietro Cignoli
Fightstar and EFC Africa have worked closely from the beginning to grow the sport in the country and develop young athletes in the Fighting Fit Africa program looking to create careers in the MMA world. ” We’re very proud to be associated with the Fighting Fit Africa Youth Development Project, ” Says Cairo howarth, EFC Africa president. ” It is amazing to see the sport of MMA making such positive change in the lives of young people, and the possibility of discovering talent that may not otherwise have been seen is incredibly exciting. “