first_imgShe defeated Fiji’s Venice Elizabeth in a strong fight today at the BSP Arena.Samantha won the first round 5-3 but Venice bounced back in the second round to level 9-9.With the home crowd on her side, Samantha beefed up attack, demonstrating strong kicks against her opponent to win the final round 18-11 and take out the challenge.Kassman is one of three PNG female fighters who have qualified for the finals.Noelyn Hetana in the -67kg and Rahab Loi in the 49kg category have also qualified. Kassman will take on Nicole Men of Australia in the final fight this afternoon.last_img