Anicet Steps In For Calvert

Iakabidze vs. Anicet, 11 December

28 November 2014

EFC – Extreme Fighting Championship – Anicet Steps In For Calvert

Johannesburg (South Africa) - There are only two weeks until the final EFC event of the year takes place at the Coca-Cola Dome on 11 December. The EFC veteran Ashley Calvert has had to withdraw from what was supposed to be his fateful return to the Hexagon.

It was discovered in training that Calvert had an abscess on his elbow that had burst. His status has been monitored closely by specialists. This has forced Calvert to withdraw from his EFC 36 bout against Koba Iakabidze.

Fortunately, Kanyeba Anicet has stepped up on the short notice to face the Georgian native. Anicet has been out of action since his KO loss against Hanru Botha, but has been eager to get back into the mix and jumped at the opportunity.

EFC wishes Ashley Calvert a speedy recovery and hope to see him in the Hexagon soon.

EFC 36: Allen vs. Groth, is presented by, and takes place at the Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, on Thursday 11 December 2014. Tickets on sale now at Book your cinema ticket to all fights live and in state of the art digital projection at Watch the entire event live, from anywhere on the globe, via online streaming at


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