Local cage fighting warrior Paul Kubannek took the crown as King of the Cage for the season during the Henri Eksteen Cage Fighting Promotions Last Man Standing on Saturday evening.
Kubannek were handed the victory belt after knocking out his third opponent, Lucas Steyn in the first round.
According to Eksteen this was Kubannek’s tenth Last Man Standing fight of the season, which makes him the longest competitor within this most gruelling division of local and national cage fighting.
Moloko Rasefate was the overall winner in the junior boys’ triple threat bout with John Clyde Wiggell in second and Christo de Beer in third place respectively.
Paulene Pretorius won following verbal submission by Rehaza Mohomed in the second round of the women’s triple threat bout.
Eksteen Promotions hosted the World International Martial Arts Association & Organisation – South Africa (Wimaao SA) championships this year.
“The Tini Eksteen Memorial Challenge, King of the Cage Part 1 and Part 2 has already been scheduled to be taking place at the end of February next year,” Eksteen said.