Alma Juniku talks signing with Fairtex
Fairtex is pushing forward more female athletes with the signature of Australian Alma Juniku.
Recently signed to ONE Championship, Juniku has a long history in martial arts. She began training Muay Thai at eight years old with her siblings.
Under the tutelage of Scott Moss, Juniku has taken on some of the best female fighters in the world including, Yolanda Schmidt, Brooke Farrell, Zaza Sor Aree, and Fairtex’s own Stamp Fairtex.
After her stellar performance against Stamp, Fairtex reached out to the Australian to promote her and work as a brand ambassador. She will now now wear Fairtex apparel during her international bouts. Juniku will also appear in Fairtex ad campaigns as well. She will continue to fight and train out of her gym in Australia.
“It was an amazing opportunity,” Juniku said. “After my ONE Championship fight, Fairtex approached me. I always liked the brand. They are an amazing company. I am stoked.”
Her journey to the top and partnership with Fairtex has come, in part, from her determination.
“I always believe in myself. I always stick in there. I’m not scared. I have a really good mindset,” Juniku said.
Her strength of heart pushes her outside of the ring as well. She is looking to be a role model to others around her.
“I want people to see me as an inspiration because I’ve achieved a lot especially for people my age and I hope it motivates people, especially people my age,” she said.
While she seeks to inspire people around her she draws personal encouragement from others who have paved a way in the sport of Muay Thai.
“I look up to a lot of Thai fighters,” she said. “They build themselves up from nothing and they succeed. For example my opponent Stamp. She’s on the world stage and looking after her family. It’s really inspiring.”
Fairtex is excited for the future of female athletes like Juniku and the bright light they are shining on the world of Martial Arts.