EFC - Fighter Profile - Sizwe Mnikathi

Sizwe Mnikathi

Featherweight

Record [W L D] : 5 - 5 - 0

Submission : 2 Wins - 0 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
Decision : 2 Wins - 3 Losses

Age : 24

Height : 1.65 m

Reach : 171 cm

Strengths :Excellent amateur record

Riding the high of first EFC win
Very physical in the clinch

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Greyville, Durban

Gym : Gorgeous Boyz Hardcore (GBH)

Trainer : Wentzel Nel

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Sizwe Mnikathi
Submissions 20%
Striking 60%
Takedowns 20%

Fighter's Videos

Action Shots

  • EFC 53 - 02 September 2016
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC53 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Conrad Seabi vs Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 47 - 05 March 2016
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC47 - Brandon Katz vs. Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 43 - 27 August 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 39 - 07 May 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 39 - 07 May 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 39 - 07 May 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 35 - 06 November 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 32 - 07 August 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 31 - 03 July 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Sizwe Mnikathi

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Conrad Seabi
  • EFC 53
  • Loss
  • R3 KO (Punches)
  • Brendon Katz
  • EFC 47
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 43
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (RNC)
  • Mamoudou Toure
  • EFC 39
  • Loss
  • R2 DQ (Elbow to Back of Head)
  • Ashley Calvert
  • EFC 38
  • Win
  • R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Anthony Mailer
  • EFC 35
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Split)
  • Bill Thusi
  • EFC 33
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Tshilomba Mulumba
  • EFC 32
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Tumisang Madiba
  • EFC 31
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Majority)
  • Jordan Machtle
  • -
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background discipline

    Karate & Jiu-Jitsu

    What do you do for fight preparation?

    I do kettlebells, running, fighting and meditating.

    When & why did you start martial arts training?

    A few years back in the township, I had to learn to defend myself.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    I walked into the Lions Den gym looking for work and asked if I could train.

    What is your favourite technique?

    Whatever gets dealt to me

    Job?

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  • Started his MMA career by offering to be a cleaner in the gym, then joined classes
  • Narrowly lost on debut
  • Fought the very next event to take his debut win (by decision)
  • Fought 6 out of a possible 6 career rounds
  • Ran a 4 fight winning streak ended by a DQ loss
  • Majority wins by decision
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