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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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31.

Carmen    

Wait a minute. Is he/she fighting women? I hope not. He may be transgender, but he was born a man by birth. The Law and society says its wrong for a man to hit a woman. So why is it okay for him? He's still born a man, he's stronger than a woman. He/She is 2-0 cause he/she is probably only fighting women. Tell he/she to fight a man. I'm sure he/she won't be 2-0.

543 days ago
32.

I'm out :-/    

This dude wants to beat up women is he crazy!

543 days ago
33.

buzz kill    

This "FREAK" needs to take on an eighteen wheeler.

543 days ago
34.

justme111    

Stop these damn shena****ns. I don't even know what to say about this foolishness. Man your azz up and fight someone with equal strength.

543 days ago
35.

KnuckleDragger    

To paraphrase that great poet, Steven Tyler: ♫♪ "Dude thinks he's a la-dy!" ♬

543 days ago
36.

JusticeINC    

Gender reassignment surgery doesn't change your sex, it just mutilates your genitals. That is still a man out there, he just has no penis.

543 days ago
37.

Pockets    

this is why divisions need to be made based on weight as well as punching force and speed, or just make it an open tournament like it used to be.

543 days ago
38.

Kat    

If this person is good enough to fight in the UFC, great. However, men and women are different. men need to fight men, women need to fight women, regardless of gender reassignment.

543 days ago
39.

CRJisanUglyBitch    

Men should NEVER hit a woman even with consent from the state

543 days ago
40.

haskel420    

SO WHEN DANA DOESNT ALLOOW HER TO FIGHT will she claim 'CAUSE IM BLACK' OR 'CAUSE IM GAY' ??

543 days ago
41.

Charles    

Simply changing the amounts of testosterone and estrogen in a person does not actually change their gender. They are still and will always be GENETICALLY that which they were born as. DNA is what distinguishes male and female -- not simply the testosterone/estrogen ratio.

No amount of harmone reasignment will ever genetically change one gender into another.

Infact, even in those who were born with defects and who appear to have both male and female organs, and conflicting ratios of testosterone to estrogen, their DNA (ratio of y to x chromosomes) always defines the person as genetically ONLY either male or female -- never both. This can never be altered.

Thus, genetically, if you are born a male, you will die as a male. If you are genetically born a female, you will die as a female.

Even in cases of genetic abnormalities such as Turner syndrome -- which causes females to have masculine appearing traits --(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turner_syndrome)

and Klinefelter syndrome -- which causes males to have more feminine appearing traits -- (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klinefelter_syndrome)

the genetic code always distinguished the person as only male or female, It's never both, nor changeable. No amount of harmone/testosterone manipulation and surgery can ever change one gender to another. Each still always remains genetically either a male or a female (whichever they were born as).

Get your facts straight and stop letting your emotional, personal preferences blind you to the facts of genetic science.

543 days ago
42.

Hazumu    

The international Olympic Committee allows born-males to compete as females after they have been on female hormones for two years. The main reason is that after cutting out testosterone and replacing it with estrogen, the male advantage of upper-body strength over women disappears.

543 days ago
43.

Cheryl A.    

Not FAIR. She may think like a woman and look like a woman but I am sure she is as strong as a man. And before I get the womens libber hate comments ask yourself this, do you think that men or women are better at lifting a refrigerator?

543 days ago
44.

neglky    

This Bitch is still a man

543 days ago
45.

Glenda    

Science, like our opnions, is not 100% accurate. This woman matured as a man, bone structure and all. Yes, she has been altered and modified to be more feminine. BUT her foundation was structured as a mans and i dont think its fair for her to fight women.

543 days ago
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