Saturday, 19 May 2012

James Le Roux vs Tshikangu Makuebo at EFC14

In the wake of the EFC's need to pull two featherweight fights, the EFC 14 fight card has once more been completed by the addition of a middleweight clash. James Le Roux will face Tshikangu Makeubo in a fight with more than just pride at stake.

James Le Roux 

James Le Roux (0-2) has lost two difficult match-ups in the EFC, first against Chett Meyer (#2 Light Heavyweight Rankings) at EFC Africa 4 and more recently against Wade Henderson at EFC 13

James Le Roux

Tshikangu Makeubo

Tshikangu Makeubo (0-2) has also lost two challenging fights in the EFC, against Tyron Rightford (#3 Middleweight Rankings) and Armand de Bruyn who are both on three fight winning streaks in the EFC middleweight division. 

Tshikangu Makuebo

James Le Roux vs Tshikangu Makeubo at EFC14

Having both lost their first two EFC fights, Le Roux and Makeubo find themselves a similar position. Both fighters need a win desperately to alleviate some of the stress and enable them to not only put their EFC career on the right track, but maintain their EFC contract. Having both fought tough opponents to date, James Le Roux and Tshikangu Makeubo will likely view each other as the ideal opponent. 


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