Thuso Mbedu shows off her martial arts skills and now fans want her to fight their battles

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South African born star Thuso Mbedu is in The Woman King.
South African born star Thuso Mbedu is in The Woman King.
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She's not someone South Africans will now challenge to a fight. Not after they saw what she can do with a knife and her body. 

Since joining The Woman King, Hollywood actress Thuso Mbedu has learnt all kinds of fighting styles. 

She's been showing off as she develops in martial arts, hand to hand fighting and she topped it off by expertly wielding a machete-looking knife recently in a video she shared on social media. 

And fans were quick to ask her to fight their own battles, while others were simply in awe of all she has achieved. 

The Woman King, which will premiere on 16 September, is a story based on true events, looking at the lives of an all-female military regiment, the Dahomey Amazons. Thuso plays one of the warriors. 

Read more | SA's Thuso Mbedu shines in The Woman King Trailer, alongside Viola Davis

She kicked off this Women's Month in fighting form. "A kick and a punch for the first day of the month."

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