EFC - Fighter Profile - Radley De Vries

Radley 'Bushknife' De Vries


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

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

Age : 25

Height : 1.59 m

Reach : 160 cm

Strengths :Brilliant kickboxing

Highly experienced
Super tough

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Greyville, Durban

Gym : Gorgeous Boyz Hardcore (GBH)

Trainer : Rhyne Hassan

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Radley De Vries
Submissions 40%
Striking 40%
Takedowns 20%

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Mzamo Madlopha
  • EFC 64
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Josemar Octavio
  • EFC 61
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Arm Bar)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background disciplines?


    When & why did you start martial arts training?

    In 2007, A friend and fellow gym fighter, Tyson Chelin introduced me to kickboxing just to keep fit and I grew to love the sport. I have not been defeated in all the kickboxing competitions that I have entered with a record of 9 wins and 0 defeats.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    Due to an unbeaten run in kickboxing, and everyone’s sport interest shifting to MMA, I decided to give MMA a shot and I was hooked. I have entered quite a few MMA tournaments over the years with a record of 30-10-0

    What ranks & titles have you held?

    I am a 2nd Black Belt Dan in Kickboxing. I have had 3 Bantam titles fights as an amateur MMA

    How did you get your fight name?

    Even though I am short, in Kickboxing I could kick high slashing leg movements to the tallest opponent’s faces.

  • Favoured technique?

    Arm Bar. I have managed to win quite a few bouts through this technique.

    Who is your hero and why?

    Rhynne Hassan, my coach and mentor. He is very knowledgeable on techniques and when he trains me, he makes even the complex technique just falls into place.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    Drawing and designing Tattoos.

    What does it mean for you to fight in the EFC?

    To fight at the EFC level and to be in the line-up with some of the big-name EFC fighters is a dream come true. I hope to showcase my talent and sharpen my skills, while learning from other professional fighters.

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