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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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121.

Djdk    

I mean who let him fight women already was a bad idea and just plain stupid; circus side show acts. Maybe let him fight the dude with no legs.... Just ridiculous

562 days ago
122.

Peter Popoff    

What a puss.y fight like a man lol

562 days ago
123.

Peter Popoff    

S/he doesn't have the balls it takes to fight a man lol

562 days ago
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VileVeronika    

She should be allowed to fight other girls. She's a WOMEN. That's what most people don't get through their heads. I have seen plenty of UFC fights with opponents not being close in size it's your skill that matters. And this applies to her as well.

562 days ago
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JGeorge    

I think all people should be treated equally and have the freedom to make their own choices. However, a matured 30 year old male who underwent a sex change still would have an unfair advantage in this case. Imagine Lebron underwent the surgery and hormone therapies and wanted to play in the WNBA. It's not fair.

562 days ago
126.

sid    

He can change his physical appearance, yet he is still a man. that will never change and he shouldn't be hitting women in the ring. Is he doing it because it is easier for him to beat up a woman? WTF. Idiot.

562 days ago
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njo7504    

this is absolutely wrong. these women should be suing the league. this is a man. bottom line, and to expect a woman to be able to go one on one with him is ridiculous and dangerous. we want equality and this is not equal. is he afraid to fight men.

562 days ago
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JGeorge    

Even with hormone therapy and a sex change operation it doesn't negate the fact that she has the genetic makeup of a 30 year old man. Which I believe would give an unfair advantage. Imagine Lebron went through hormone therapy and a sex change operation and tried to play in the WNBA. I don't think it would be fair.

562 days ago
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That Guy who refers to himself as That Guy    

That would be very unfair to the women and just wrong. A man is genetically stronger than women. So it would actually have a very unfair advantage.

562 days ago
130.

Mrugowsky    

Oh, the misdirected political correctness and a desperate fear of ever. offending anyone ever. It's liberal bullsh*t and no it shouldn't fight women.

562 days ago
131.

zolopher    

I'm sorry... and I will respect her, but she was born a man. Men and womens genetics are different, and there is a reason why women and men don't fight against each other in this league.

562 days ago
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Vicarious one    

You can call yourself what ever you want, but if your born a man you will always be a man. It does not matter what you do to try and alter your appearance, have the penis amputated, whatever. You will never be anything other then a gay man in drag. As I said before about Chaz Bono, its like putting a dog in a Bug's Bunny Halloween costume. You know, you put bunny ears on the dog, and maybe a bunny tail, and nose to, and you can say he is a rabbit now. BUT he is NOT a rabbit now, he is just a dog in a stupid looking costume.

562 days ago
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Dillinabq505    

This is absolutely absurd so if GSP said well I want to be a women now so you liberals think that would be acceptable? Hell no! As previously mentioned just imagine if Lebron decided well I feel like being a women now here I come Wnba! The UFC is crazy if they ever decided to allow this person in. If she/he is a legit ament fighter then fight your own gender, male! Give me a break with this nonsense!!

562 days ago
134.

punk4life    

First woman want eduality and want to be treated equal but when it comes down to it they want special treatment. Also the sport is about skill not gender

562 days ago
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Vicarious one    

HE is not a woman. AND, HE will never be a woman. HE can change HIS appearance all HE wants, have all HIS gay buds refer to HIM as her, it does not matter. No matter what you do you will always be just a gay MAN in drag.

562 days ago
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