W.F. West graduate turned professional MMA fighter prepares to defend title belt Friday at Muckleshoot Casino fight


By The Chronicle staff

Kicking off Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 25, Kayla “Killer Kay” Weed will defend her 135-pound bantamweight title in a fight against Allison Dubbs at ExciteFight Muckleshoot Fight Night: 9.

Dubbs, another Washingtonian hailing from Auburn, just started her career and is 1-0-0 with a win in her last fight on March 16 in the Northwest Fight Challenge in Tumwater, according to tapology.com. Weed’s record is 4-2-0 and she is currently on a two-fight win streak.

Their fight will be one of eight fights on the card on Friday. Fights will begin at 7 p.m. at the Muckleshoot Casino Resort, located at 2402 Auburn Way S. in Auburn.

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After growing up in Adna, Weed was among the first females to compete in wrestling for W.F. West in 2014 and helped create its girls wrestling team, which had 27 students among its ranks by her senior year, according to previous reporting by The Chronicle.

For more information and to get updates on upcoming fights, follow Weed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kayla.weed.54