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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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196.

Jac    

This is wrong on so many levels... No matter how much estrogen therapy she is going through, it won't change her having the body structure of A man. You can't just cut your balls off and think you can fight other women now. Sorry, she is still built like A man, and men naturally have more strength and power to allow us to hit harder than our female counterparts. She could fight any other female MMA fighter in her weight class and will still out perform them physically. Did anyone watch the other fight she had? She threw that girl down to the ground like A rag doll...

503 days ago
197.

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503 days ago
198.

peachpie    

So if Chris brown had put on a skirt we would not be able to accuse him of beating up a women. This world is getting stupider and stupider and run by the the freskist of the freaks

503 days ago
199.

peachpie    

Not interested in watching men beat up women.

503 days ago
200.

kitten roulaine    

Uh, hell no; and you still look like a man!

502 days ago
201.

patrick    

she should not be allowed to fight period. I would not watch her fight..and have no respect for any organization that lets her fight..ridiculous

502 days ago
202.

Sylvia    

Actually I find it challenging and would like to see a Real CHICK Kick She-HE'S ASS!

502 days ago
203.

pete    

What the hell is this world coming to. I have no problem with transsexuals but come on. Female athletes are already looked upon as butch and unfeminine. I hear people commenting about her hormone levels are low enough it doesn't give her an advantage blah blah blah. I am sure being born a man gives this dude unfair advantage. I foresee trannys taking over women's sports

502 days ago
204.

Aleva    

I don't think this is a big deal. Fights are matched up by weight anyway and I'm sure there are many female UFC fighters willing to take her on. They're tough broads who could kick most men's asses. Don't assume that women are always the weaker sex.

502 days ago
205.

juanitta    

Regardless to being transgender she obviosly doesn't take hormones she is still very masculin. Therefore it's male fighting female. It seems to me if she takes this sport seriously then fight other transgender females or fight males. There is no skill in a man beating a female regardless. He shouls be arrested!!!!!

501 days ago
206.

Denise    

Just goes to show ... once a man always a man! Let him/her fight men. THIS IS NOT FAIR.

501 days ago
207.

castiel    

I vote no, but not because of the ignorant reasons the rest of you morons put. If she had all this done before puberty then maybe. Or if there is definitive proof that there is no advantage at all.

501 days ago
208.

Voiceofreason    

The answer is obviously that the athletic commission must define the rules before she can fight in the women's division. A fair rule would require a person to complete gender conversion (cosmetic & physiological / hormonal, etc) BEFORE full development (age ~25; end of puberty would also be reasonable) and maintain.

501 days ago
209.

Jax    

Genetic... GENETICS!... Come on, males have more muscle mass than women. Therefore, it would make it unfair to women fighters

500 days ago
210.

Robert J. Goatse    

That's an ex-marine hitting a woman, not a woman on woman fight. There should be a law forbiding this. Transexuals aren't women, physically. They lack reproductive organs and have a vestigial penis. Stop this nonsense about them being female. They aren't, and this dude will end up killing someone.

499 days ago
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