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EFC - Fighter Profile - Gary Smit

Gary Smit

Heavyweight

Record [W L D] : 1 - 0 - 0

Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 28

Height : 1.83 m

Reach : 66 cm

Strengths :Developed in amateurs

Exceptionally strong
High Level ground game

From : Durban, South Africa

Fighting out of : Margate, KZN

Gym : Gorgeous Boyz Hardcore (GBH)

Trainer : Rhyne Hassan

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Gary Smit
Submissions 50%
Striking 30%
Takedowns 20%

Fighter's Videos

Action Shots

  • EFC 45 - 07 November 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Gary Smit
  • EFC 42 - 08 Agust 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Steve Nwosu vs Gary Smit

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Ivan Strydom
  • EFC 45
  • No Contest
  • -
  • Steve Nwosu
  • EFC 42
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Punches)

Fighter's Biography

  • BACKGROUND DISCIPLINES

    Kickboxing, Jiu jitsu

    FIGHT PREPERATION:

    Powerlifting, sparring, grappling, anaerobic fitness

    WHEN AND WHY DID YOU START MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING?

    I started about 12 years ago in Margate - I was never good at anything else!

    HOW DID YOU TRANSITION INTO MMA?

    When I started training, MMA was becoming popular and a lot of kickboxers and grapplers were the main candidates for it

    WHAT RANKS AND TITLES HAVE YOU HELD?

    ASL light heavyweight title, MFC heavyweight title


  • TELL US ABOUT YOUR MOST MEMORABLE FIGHT?

    My most memorable fight was against Wade Hendrickson

    WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE?

    Spinning back kick, arm bar from the bottom

    WHO ARE YOUR HEROS?

    Ronald Dlamini, Wanderlei Silver, Mirko Cro Cop

    WHAT OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF?

    I enjoy the sea, surfing and spear fishing

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  • Undefeated as an amateur
  • Accepted his Debut fight on short notice
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