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Oct 28, 2018

Sunderland’s mixed martial arts prodigy Cal Ellenor aka ‘Cal Pacino’ is looking to cement himself as one of the sports up and coming stars as he fights for the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) Interim Bantamweight World Title in Cape Town, South Africa on November 3rd.

Ellenor’s achievements haven’t gone unnoticed in the region, with award-winning menswear retailer Master Debonair sponsoring the rising star. Cal will be suited and booted for his pre-fight media obligations by the team and also features as part of the brands ever popular ‘Sartorial Seven’.

Roker’s Ellenor, 27, is fighting under the EFC banner for the third time where in his second bout in the promotion he submitted Faeez Jacobs in the first-round. Fighting out of Team Fish Tank (TFT) Sunderland, Ellenor boasts an impressive record of seven wins and one loss in eight professional bouts, with six first-round finishes.

Cal Ellenor said: “I fought for the second time in South Africa in March, it’s an absolutely incredible place and the atmosphere in my last fight was electric especially coming away with a fantastic win. I’m planning on doing the same next month and bringing back a world title to the North East.”

“I’d like to say a personal thanks to Eve and Simon at Master Debonair for bringing me on board and showing me continued support through my MMA journey, while keeping me looking dapper in front of the cameras.”

Eve Whitaker, creative director at Master Debonair said: “Cal is a talented guy, it’s been a privilege to support him on his quest for world title glory and we’re sure he can go all the way to the highest levels in the sport.”

Cal’s previous emphatic performances pushed Ellenor up the rankings which set him in pole position to challenge Port Elizabeth’s, Luthando Biko for the vacant Interim Bantamweight World Title next month.

With dreams of reaching the sports top promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), where global superstars such as Conor McGregor ply their trade, capturing the EFC Interim Bantamweight World Title will elevate Ellenor up the UK rankings and in prime position for a call-up to the big leagues.

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By Simon