Experience EFC like never before with the latest tech in Mobile Phone, Virtual Reality and Wearable Technology, as Samsung partners with EFC

07 April 2017


Cape Town, South Africa - Fans will be able to experience EFC like never before, in virtual reality, plus have their experience amplified with the latest in tech thanks to a newly signed partnership with Samsung, the global technology leader. This progressive partnership between Samsung and EFC, launching on 8 April at EFC 58 and running until the end of the year, gives fans unrivalled access, utilising the best and latest technology available.

Fans attending EFC events will be virtually immersed in the lives of EFC athletes on fight night, plus footage will be filmed with Samsung Gear 360 cameras on the night, giving fans new perspectives of the mega events.

“We are really excited about this partnership with Samsung, a global leader and brand,” stated EFC President Cairo Howarth. “The mobile phones, VR technology and Gear Fit devices are truly amazing, we have been blown away by the experience, quality and functionality, and it gives fans a previously inaccessible perspective. It is literally as if you are in there yourself.”

“Extreme Fighting Championship is a competitive and dynamic sport, and as a company that is always one step ahead through its innovative products, marketing and advertising campaigns, we aim to challenge everyday questions and compete with the best brands to ensure we will bring an entirely new dimension to such a large sporting event like the EFC,” says Craige Fleischer, Director of Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics SA

Watch this VR showcase filmed with the Samsung Gear 360 cameras at EFC:

Get to EFC 58 to experience Samsung virtual reality and wearable technology like never before.

EFC 58: Mazany vs Madge, is presented by, and takes place on Saturday 8 April 2017 at GrandWest, Cape Town. Tickets are on sale now at, and the 5 main card bouts will be broadcast live on (Sub-Saharan Africa), Kwesé Free Sports (Kenya & Rwanda) and live in South Africa on SABC 3 starting at 21:00 (CAT). Full broadcast details available on

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