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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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31.

buzz kill    

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

598 days ago
32.

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.

598 days ago
33.

KnuckleDragger    

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

598 days ago
34.

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.

598 days ago
35.

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.

598 days ago
36.

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.

598 days ago
37.

CRJisanUglyBitch    

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

598 days ago
38.

haskel420    

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

598 days ago
39.

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.

598 days ago
40.

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?

598 days ago
41.

neglky    

This Bitch is still a man

598 days ago
42.

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.

598 days ago
43.

ellie    

You can cut it off and stuff yourself with hormones but you can't change DNA. He likes to fight so much he needs to fight another man.

598 days ago
44.

lm    

Hell no.... Cheating @ss.

598 days ago
45.

all about the money    

I gotta say no. Not being prejudice against transgender or gay/lesbian or any of that. I support same sex relationships. But when it comes to the transgender and competitive activity's, there are advantages and disadvantages to consider. Natural men are stronger, bigger, have larger bones and muscle tissue than natural women. So a Male to female transgender is going to have advantages against natural women in something like the UFC. I mean if she wanted to fight against the men then I actually wouldn't have an issue since she was originally male, but just seems an unfair advantage being originally male and changed gender to female fighting another female. This is one of those weird gray areas.

598 days ago
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