This week on the Podcast BigAl is joined by UK based, EFC athlete Stuart Austin. Stuart first arrived on the EFC scene at EFC61 in 2017 when he faced the formidable African Boxing champion Elvis Moyo. It was an impressive performance that won him many local fans as well as a shot at the Light Heavyweight title against Congolese standout Champion Dalcha.
At EFC65 Austin faced the charismatic and powerful Dalcha and the fight ended in controversy sending the South African MMA community into overdrive. Austin had lost that fight via TKO but there was definitely an argument for the fight being stopped in the first round in favor of Stuart Austin.
Austin the went on take a bout in a local promotion against Johnny Walker where he lost via KO.
His next opponent will be the former 3 x EFC Heavyweight Champion Andrew Van Zyl.
Stuart discusses all of these bouts, discusses how and why he considered retirement and his controversial bout against Champion Dalcha. Catch it here