Video: Justin Van Heerden Talks Short Notice Fight With Rod Costa At Eternal 60 And Much More


Justin ‘The Springbok’ Van Heerden joins the Fight News Australia team for a one on one interview ahead of his fight against Rod Costa at Eternal MMA 60 on June 5.

Van Heerden talks about his background, his move to Freestyle Fighting Gym to train under Joe Lopez, his fight at Eternal MMA 60 and much more.

The bout will serve as the co-main event at Eternal 60 which takes place on Saturday, June 5 at Perth’s HBF Stadium. Tickets are available via the Eternal MMA website, or if you’re not in Perth, you can catch all the action live on UFC Fight Pass.

MMA writer from Melbourne, Australia. I fell in love with combat sports watching boxing with my dad in the late 90s. Discovered MMA at some stage during the Ortiz-Shamrock rivalry and was instantly intrigued. I've trained in Muay Thai on-and-off over the years, but used the prolonged Victorian COVID lockdowns to complete a diploma in sports journalism as a way to channel my passion for the sport