Busy Schedule for Australian Female Muaythai Fighters
Emma Graham (L) and Kristen Armstrong (R) during their female muaythai encounter at Domination 18 Perth fight night on Saturday, October 22, 2016 Pic Emanuel Rudnicki FIGHTMAG

Last week weekend proved to be a busy one for Australian female muaythai fighters. The upcoming, is no less exciting.

In very deed, Australian female muaythai fighters put on the show across the country. Tamina Abbas fought Tamika Di Cesare for the Victorian title at the Ultimate Legends fight show, on Friday, October 21 in Melbourne. The challenge ended in a draw.

On Saturday October 22, Emma Graham defeats Kristen Armstrong at the Domination 18 Perth fight night.

On the same day the Siam Pro event in Brisbane sees Lucy Payne taking the win over Melina Yung, as well as Leonie Macks coming out victorious over Maxie Smith in the semi-finals of a 4-women tournament. As a result Payne and Macks are facing off in the finale.

That was their the third encounter this year. With the ladies taking a win each in their previous bouts, the decider could have gone either way. Payne earns the ultimate victory over Macks consequently taking all tournament.

Upcoming match ups this weekend for the Australian female muaythai fighters are the following:

Britney Dolheguy and Amanda Juniku will challenge for the Junior title at the Destiny 7 show on Saturday, October 29 in Brisbane. Meanwhile Jess Coetzee and Maja Modin will square off at the Showdown 2 event in Sydney.

The end of the year is shaping up to be an exciting one with numerous female bouts matched.

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Yolanda Schmidt
Yolanda Schmidt, from Sydney, NSW is the Australian national champion in Muay Thai. In addition, she is a two-time bronze medalist at IFMA world championships. She is also a teacher at Menai High School in Illawong, NSW. Schmidt is a regular contributor to FIGHTMAG, where she covers women's kickboxing and Muay Thai.

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