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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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196.

kitten roulaine    

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

563 days ago
197.

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

563 days ago
198.

Sylvia    

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

563 days ago
199.

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

563 days ago
200.

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.

562 days ago
201.

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!!!!!

562 days ago
202.

Denise    

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

562 days ago
203.

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.

561 days ago
204.

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.

561 days ago
205.

Jax    

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

561 days ago
206.

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.

560 days ago
207.

Tim Collins    

Wow, lots of autismal retards in the comment section.

I believe them trannies have a saying.

Check your privilege.

558 days ago
208.

irishjess    

Um, if she was born a man than she shouldn't be able to fight women because she would have the upper hand obviously. Sorry but she looks scary as hell in the face...

553 days ago
209.

chamber    

I'm all for equality in the workplace, but i fear this case might lead to serious injuries, or even a death.

545 days ago
210.

Rebeca    

nope...he is still a man before and after. it's something he will always remember before he changed and a man shouldn't put his hand on a woman NO MATTER WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE NOW OR LATER!!

531 days ago
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