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Transgender MMA Fighter

Wants to Fight Chicks

In UFC

3/6/2013 10:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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A female transgender MMA fighter who just kicked an opponent's ass in 39 seconds has set her sights on the UFC.

Fallon Fox was born a man.  In 2006, when she was 30, she had gender reassignment surgery.

Fox is now a MMA fighter for the Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA).  Her record is 2 and 0 after destroying Ericka Newsome Saturday night in 39 seconds with a vicious knee to the head.

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Fox says she now wants to fight "at the highest level" -- which in the MMA world is only one place -- the UFC.

Fox insists she is a woman in every respect and just happens to fall into the category of postoperative transsexual.  She compares herself to any other category of women, including blacks, lesbians and the disabled.

Fox says she has no advantage over naturally born women.

The owner of CFA, Jorge De La Noval, tells TMZ, "CFA is an organization which does not discriminate against any fighter ... as long as they are professionally licensed."

As for fighting in the UFC, Dana White tells us to fight in the UFC ... Fox would have to get the green light from the state athletic commission.  But he also says Fox hasn't proved herself yet ... the 2 women she's beat have never won a fight. 

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ana says, "She's gotta win some real fights to even talk about the UFC."  And Dana warns, "It's not like transgenders who play golf or baseball.  UFC is a contact sport."

So we gotta ask ...

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409 COMMENTS

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136.

Waka Waka Waka    

The only opponent she should be able to fight is another transgender. Operation or not the fact of the matter is she was still born a man. I don't believe its discrimination just a matchmakers job to find an equal opponent. no other transgender opponent no fight..

563 days ago
137.

my_name    

This "female" shouldnt even be in the MMA. He was a MAN until he was THIRTY, a full grown MAN!! Then became a female, joined MMA to beat the crap outta chicks, and now wants to do that in the UFC??

Sounds like he couldnt be the champ fighter as a man and became a female so he could be the best. HIghly doubts Dana would everr let her/him in UFC..

562 days ago
138.

Anna A    

She has every right to compete as a woman in the MMA. For instance, the NCAA has already developed inclusive policies to account for trans athletes that take hormones in order to compete. I'm disappointed to see so many hurtful comments toward Fallon. She is an amazing athlete and deserve our respect. Please take a moment to read a bit more about the struggles that transgender athletes face before you jump to conclusions and ridicule a person you don't know.
http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/resources/latest+news/2011/september/transgender+policy+approved

562 days ago
139.

Reyna38    

Your still a dude moron

562 days ago
140.

Jason     

You're right, she's not a man....or a woman. because a real men and women have integrity. She didn't even let the Florida athletic commission know that she was a post op. female. It would be really sad if her opponent didn't even know what she was walking into. She lied about having an CA boxing license. They've had to postpone the entire tournament because of this.
http://espn.go.com/mma/story/_/id/9023730/transgender-fighter-fallon-fox-faces-review-mma-license

562 days ago
141.

Vicarious one    

He does not deserve ANY respect, HE is a MAN, fighting women, period.

562 days ago
142.

Whooots    

This is borderline perverse! This "GUY" went too far. And it is a guy however you spin it! Disguasting. Stop fighting women you a$$ and fight other guys.

562 days ago
143.

raspberryrose    

If she was born a man then changed into a women only hthe genitalia is differerent she still has a body and muscle mass of a man i think itshould go by what the sex is on the birth certificate.

562 days ago
144.

gegeok    

its a man!!! With female added parts. Not a woman... never gonna be a lady... always a man!!! Total lack of respect to the real females!!!

562 days ago
145.

lovethems    

Bs this shouldn't even be considered! He was born a man! So if mike tyson decided to cut of his dick he should be able to whoop on chics? So damn dumb and it has nothing to do with equality and all other **** you ****tards and bringing into it. Men and woman structured differently and he was born a man should only be able to fight men!!!!!!

562 days ago
146.

Brittney Lozano    

Pro MMA FIGHTER make comment!! http://www.outsports.com/straight-allies/2013/3/6/4072618/daniel-puder-welcomes-fallon-fox-to-mixed-martial-arts

562 days ago
147.

Enlightened    

I you're going to give this FULL GROWN MAN free publicity, at least tell the WHOLE truth about HIM, specifically, that he LIED on his Florida MMA license application (lied about having a California MMA license) and also withheld his transgender status prior to the fight. As reported at cagepotato. com:

"On her application for MMA licensure in Florida before the fight, Fox incorrectly claimed that she had been licensed by the California State Athletic Commission earlier this year. According to CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster, Fox’s application was still under review, and the CSAC had only mailed Fox a receipt for her initial $60... application. Fox claims that she didn’t intentionally misrepresent herself to the Florida commission, and believed she had been approved by California. At any rate, Fox didn’t disclose her transgender status on her Florida application because she wasn’t asked to, and none of this was revealed until after she KO’d Newsome with a knee to the face.

562 days ago
148.

Luv    

I follow MMA, and I do not want her fighting my Rowdy Rhonda! I hold no ill feelings against her, I wish her well, but she grew up with male hormones and having a gender reassignment does not change her past physical condition and growth structure.

562 days ago
149.

Bob    

This creature is a guy. Just because you call yourself a chick, doesn't mean you're one. If HE fights girls, HE should be arrested.

562 days ago
150.

Bird    

I don't care how you look at it. You can't change your gender, point blank period. It doesn't matter what you do to your genitals or what kind of hormones you take. You are what you are. This man has no female parts whatsoever. If he weren't injecting estrogen into his body every day, he would just be a regular guy with a mutilated penis and silicone in his chest. I don't care what people decide to do with their bodies, but I refuse to call a woman a man or a man a woman just because that's what they wish they were. It's f_cking ridiculous.

562 days ago
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