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  • 3 days ago
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The controversy surrounding Fallon Fox was one of the biggest MMA-related stories of 2013. Of course, how could it not be? A male-to-female transgender was tearing up the regional women's featherweight scene and was one of the star attractions in Florida's Championship Fighting Alliance. While the coverage of Fox has faded in recent months, the story is far from over. In 2013, Fox's overnight fame was regarded by many as an oddity. A flash in the pan. Something that would ultimately wind up bein read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Top-ranked Women’s MMA fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently called out transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox discusses her uphill battle, including ranking systems that refuse to consider her due to unspecified 'unfair advantages.' This is a guest column by Fallon Fox. I'd like to bring to my fans, and the general public's attention, my feelings on a matter I believe is unfair within the MMA industry. I realize that even though it is a matter of opinion which fighter is better than the next by the Unified Women's MMA Ranking system, those opinions could potentially af read news >>

  • a month ago
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Transgender women's featherweight mixed martial artist Fallon Fox is tired of having her name dragged through the mud by UFC fighters, which is why she'd like a chance to shut them up—even UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. Last week, the "Rowdy" one said she'd have no problem beating up Fox, even though she has an unfair advantage due to the fact the 38-year-old was born as a male, per TMZ. Fox posted an in-depth response on her Facebook page this past Friday: Fox also references form read news >>

  • a month ago
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"I think it's one of those situations where it's a case-by-case thing. I actually tried to research a lot and I feel that if you already go through puberty as a man, it's something you can't really reverse. But there are people that are identified earlier on who are put on hormone replacement therapy until they're of legal age, and they can make a decision to get the sex change later. That would be acceptable, that would be fine, because they wouldn't have already developed the bone structure of read news >>

  • a year ago
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What does the future hold for the transgender fighter? read news >>

  • a year ago
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Five months after the UFC suspended him for a rant aimed at transgender fighter Fallon Fox, heavyweight Matt Mitrione said he regretted his choice of words but was unconcerned about perception. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Transgender fighter Fallon Fox will return to the Championship Fighting Alliance cage on Oct. 12 when she squares off with Ashlee Evans-Smith in the CFA women’s featherweight tournament finals. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Transgender fighter Fallon Fox improved her professional record to a perfect 3-0, as she submitted Allanna Jones with a third-round shin choke and advanced to the Championship Fighting Alliance women’s featherweight tournament at CFA 11 on Friday at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. read news >>

  • a year ago
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After months of mostly unwanted attention, transgender fighter Fallon Fox earned a third-round submission win over heavy underdog Allanna Jones. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Much has been made of male-to-female transgender athlete Fallon Fox’s participation in women's MMA, but the CFA fighter says she is actually at a disadvantage to her opposition. read news >>

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