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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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Tim Collins    

Wow, lots of autismal retards in the comment section.

I believe them trannies have a saying.

Check your privilege.

505 days ago
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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...

500 days ago
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chamber    

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

492 days ago
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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!!

478 days ago
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al rotundo    

Dana White is a COWARD - otherwise he'd stand up to political correctness and BAN transgender fighters like Fallon Fox. Men fighting women will be the DEATH of the UFC.

458 days ago
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theonewithtiffany    

Just about every single professional mma fighter I have heard discuss this don't believe she should be able fight women either. Joe Rogan has been VERY outspoken about this also. She still has a mans frame, muscle tone and overall strength. It's ridiculous to think she should fight women. Women mma fighters are very tough and I'm sure every single one would agree to a fight, especially since they all train and spar and roll with male training partners. Doesn't make it right. I doubt any commission would clear her either. Too big a risk for all parties involved.

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