Chelin vs Simbowe

Tyson Chelin vs Zambia’s Rob Simbowe added to EFC Durban

EFC is set to return to the golden shores of the coastal city of Durban. One of the city’s finest will take on the ever-impressive Zambian, Rob Simbowe on the main card. A lightweight bout, that promises big striking action.

Chelin trains out of the renowned GBH gym. He is well known for his cool, calm demeanor, and cerebral striking. He has faced many of the best in the division and after having taken some time out fix his holes, he is ready to put himself and Durban on the map again.

Simbowe lives in the city of Johannesburg and fights out of Gracie Barra Illovo. A history steeped in boxing, his punches are sniper-like and devastating. He is riding high off an impressive KO victory. Simbowe wants to throw his name into the title conversation, but another big win is necessary.

This fight takes place on the main card just ahead of headlining fight between South Africa’s Wesley Hawkey and England’s Jay Cucciniello.

EFC 64: Durban is presented by and takes place on Saturday 7 October live from Sibaya, DBN. Tickets are on sale soon at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on (Sub-Saharan Africa), Kwesé Free Sports 1 (Kenya & Rwanda) and live in South Africa on SABC 3 starting at 21:00 (CAT). Full broadcast details available on

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