Bok backs to battle in MMA octagon
NEWS: Two Springbok backs will make history when they battle it out in an MMA octagon.
It was revealed on Friday that World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies, also the Lions’ captain, and the Bulls’ Bok wing Cornal Hendricks will face off on September 2.
Billed as The Battle of the Backs, ‘big fight’ will be streamed live via the two teams’ Facebook platforms.
According to the Lions’ media release, Jantjies promised: “There will be blood!”
— Official Blue Bulls (@BlueBullsRugby) August 28, 2020