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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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46.

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.

508 days ago
47.

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.

508 days ago
48.

lm    

Hell no.... Cheating @ss.

508 days ago
49.

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.

508 days ago
50.

nusox n draws    

no way the 7 footer who wants to play womens college basketball this is ridiculous

508 days ago
51.

NOT ELMO    

Me says NO, That TransGender looks too much like a MAN, if that TransGender looked more like a FEMALE, More like Kalena Rios or Ana Mancini or Celeste or Kimber James maybe But looking like Wesley Snipes with a Wig then NOPE !...

508 days ago
52.

Bagheera    

So, she has the genetic make up of a man (and all the boons of it like increased muscle mass) but the genitalia of a woman? Therefore she wants to fight women.
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I am not claiming to be the smartest person in the world, but I suspect that is not a fair fight.

507 days ago
53.

WTF?    

So this man wants to fight women? Does this mean i can dress up as a woman and then its okay to hit them?!

507 days ago
54.

Hazumu    

Some women are born with XY chromosomes and yet still get pregnant and give birth.

Some men are born without no Y chromosomes and still father children.

DNA can change or be changed - mosaic or chimera syndrome or a bone-marrow transplant will do it.

In other news, the earth is not flat.

507 days ago
55.

NOT ELMO    


Transgender MMA Fighter
Wants to Fight Chicks
In UFC..................FIGHT MAN BlTCH !

507 days ago
56.

Tom Cruise    

No, never. She was born a man and should never be allowed to fight real woman, period.

507 days ago
57.

Fantastic Four    

Hmmm. When I pictured "Equality", this is not what it looked like.

The genetic male still has a huge advantage over a genetic female, even if they both use the women's restroom.

This isn't an equal playing field.

507 days ago
58.

Hazumu    

The International Olympics Committee allows male-to-female transgenders to compete as women if they've switched to estrogen for two years, because the trans-women lose ALL the strength advantages that males have. They have essentially NO advantage over naturally-born women after that.

507 days ago
59.

Steven318    

No way he's a damn man!

507 days ago
60.

Pete    

if u can find some more "it" s to fight then fine

507 days ago
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