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Mixed Martial Arts fighter admits 'she' was born male after speedy knockout
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Posted on 03/08/2013 9:48:26 PM PST by Morgana

FLORIDA, March 8, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Florida State Boxing Commission is considering revoking Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox’s license after Fox confessed he was born a man.

Fox, 37, had been competing as a woman in the featherweight division and had not previously disclosed his birth sex. He was forced to reveal his secret to Sports Illustrated magazine after a journalist with knowledge of his background questioned him after winning a quarterfinal fight against Ericka Newsome. The fight lasted only 39 seconds and ended when Fox delivered a blow to Newsome’s head with his knee, knocking her out.

Fox took hormones and had surgery to change his appearance to that of a woman in 2006. On his March 1 application for a Florida fighting license, he marked himself “female” and did not disclose his masculine origins. He also claimed to have a California fighting license. Typically, having a license in another state makes the application process faster and smoother. However, California officials said they only received an application from Fox, and it has not yet been approved.

Fox was scheduled to fight a woman April 20, but that fight has been postponed pending the outcome of the investigation into his licensing.

Fox’s agent Brett Atchley said his client is upset by media coverage painting him as having calculated his sex change to achieve success in sports. “The bone of contention for Fallon seems to be people characterizing [him] as dishonest and manipulating, that [he] somehow manifested [his] destiny by saying, ‘I’m going to have this operation and then I’m going to be a fighter and world champion,’” Atchley said.

Fox is also reportedly upset by the backlash from his would-be competitors in the ring, all of whom are women weighing between 135 and 145 pounds.

Championship Fighting Alliance CEO Jorge De La Noval said women fighters have been calling him to complain. “It has gotten to the point where some are saying, ‘I’m fighting her in the next round. Am I fighting a male or female? What’s the deal?’” he said. “I told them the same thing. I'm not pulling [him] from the tournament. [He]’s a female fighter and if [he] goes all the way, [he]’s going to be my champion and I’m very proud of [him]. It’s just a matter of time before we see how this plays out.”

De La Noval was previously unaware that Fox was born a man, but he said he hopes the FSBC allows him to return to the ring as a woman.

“[He] has a license by the Florida State Boxing Commission as a female; [he]’s going to stay in the tournament,” De La Noval told ESPN.com. “[He]’s a female fighter to us. And we’re standing behind [him] when it comes to that. “We're not going to kick [him] out of the tournament. [He]’s going to continue fighting for CFA.”

Added De La Noval, “It wouldn't be fair to cut [him] out of the tournament now. There’s a lot of money on the line for [him] that [he] needs. [He]’s a great fighter.”

De La Noval said he couldn’t imagine the FSBC revoking Fox’s license.

“As a promoter, obviously everyone who comes into my office, what I see is a fighter,” De La Noval said. “I don't ask anyone what their sexual preference is. What they do with their personal life is not my business. [He’]s a sweet girl...And where we stand as a company is that [he]’s a female. [He] has an Illinois driver's license [as a female]. [He]’s a female and [he]’s definitely a fighter. I just don’t see how anybody can revoke [his] license.”

FSBC officials are holding rules workshops next week, at which they plan to address the issue of transgender fighters.

“The commission is in the process of updating its rules for professional MMA events, and this particular topic will be part of our workshops on March 15,” FSBC spokeswoman Sandi Copes Poreda said. “We'll have additional information about the rules workshops after it’s completed.”

The issue of transgender athletes has been receiving increasing attention as gender reassignment surgery becomes more common. In California, controversy arose when a 6’8”, 50 year-old man played college basketball on a women’s team shortly after his sex-change surgery.

South African Olympic runner Caster Semenya received international attention when the International Association of Athletics Federation had her submit to gender testing, suspecting she may have been lying about her sex. The results of that testing were never released, but the IAAF cleared her to return to competition in 2010.


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1 posted on 03/08/2013 9:48:26 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana
with his knee

At least they didn't say her knee.

2 posted on 03/08/2013 9:54:17 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: Morgana

There may be some who suspect he changed secession just to be a he/she champ. But that’s really beside the point. Sometime after he decided to pretend he’s a woman he started fighting women, despite knowing he’s not a woman. That’s the issue. Let’s assume it wasn’t the plan before it happened. But at some point it did happen, and he basically committed fraud.

By the way, is Andy Kaufman’s inter-gender wrestling title still up for grabs? Maybe that’s the sport for him.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 9:55:10 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: Tublecane

Male physique, male musculature, male hormones, male bone structure...

but yeah, obviously a woman. </sarcasm>


4 posted on 03/08/2013 10:00:53 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Morgana
The US government has declared that there's no difference between the combat capabilities of women and men, so...

..."what difference does it make?"

5 posted on 03/08/2013 10:07:26 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Morgana
Hey Laz...


6 posted on 03/08/2013 10:08:35 PM PST by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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To: Morgana
“The bone of contention for Fallon seems to be people characterizing [him] as dishonest and manipulating, I doubt that is the bone they are contending.
7 posted on 03/08/2013 10:08:39 PM PST by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: Morgana

oh, my gosh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8cgJ0qyurI&feature=player_embedded#!


8 posted on 03/08/2013 10:10:32 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Morgana; Charles Henrickson; mikrofon
Mixed Martial Arts fighter admits 'she' was born male after speedy knockout

Enter The Draggin'.

9 posted on 03/08/2013 10:12:06 PM PST by martin_fierro (Really, *Really* Mixed Martial Arts)
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To: fidelis; Lazamataz

Laz would not touch it!


10 posted on 03/08/2013 10:19:47 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: fidelis; Lazamataz; mikrofon; martin_fierro
I think it would hit Laz!
11 posted on 03/08/2013 10:25:13 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Foxy!)
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To: Morgana
The issue of transgender athletes has been receiving increasing attention as gender reassignment surgery becomes more common. In California, controversy arose when a 6’8”, 50 year-old man played college basketball on a women’s team shortly after his sex-change surgery.

I would look into its college records. Supposedly according to NCAA rules a "student athlete" has just 6 years to complete 4 years of eligibility. If the 50-year-old pervert ever registered for so much as 1 semester 6 or more years ago, then it should lose all eligibility to play collegiate sports. If it lied on its college application, it should be expelled from its school.

12 posted on 03/08/2013 10:25:56 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Morgana

Women fight for equality then complain when they get it. :)


13 posted on 03/08/2013 10:34:37 PM PST by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: Morgana

This to me seems the pinnacle of misogyny . . . to “become” a “woman” in order to beat up women.


14 posted on 03/08/2013 10:47:26 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Morgana
HE is competing in the Women’s MMA. That is cheating. He is more than welcome to fight in the tranny MMA though.
15 posted on 03/08/2013 10:57:26 PM PST by Casie (democrats destroy)
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To: Morgana

they let them in the LPGA too I think.


16 posted on 03/08/2013 11:03:31 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

A 145 lb. Woman is no featherweight.


17 posted on 03/08/2013 11:03:39 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Morgana
having calculated his sex change to achieve success in sports.

What a way to make a living.

18 posted on 03/08/2013 11:12:30 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Morgana

I guess this conclusively proves that MMA is both retarded and gay


19 posted on 03/08/2013 11:13:29 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Morgana

This isn’t bizarre enough. They need to somehow bring dwarfs into the controversy.


20 posted on 03/08/2013 11:24:28 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: Jeff Chandler; Daffynition
This isn’t bizarre enough. They need to somehow bring dwarfs into the controversy.

You just had to go and toss that one out there.

21 posted on 03/08/2013 11:34:18 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Morgana

So? According to the obastard administration, women are equal to men in on the ground combat. What’s a little MMA dust up compared to that? /SARC


22 posted on 03/08/2013 11:39:05 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.b)
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To: piytar; Olog-hai; Tax-chick

If these “transgenders” are equal to their wannabe sex, then why don’t we hear about the female-to-male types pulling these stunts in order to compete in male athletics, hmmmmm? The self-loathing wymyn and misogynist sickos pushing for women in combat want women to die.

Maybe the solution for the MMA is a quota system. For any “girl” tranny to participate, a “male” tranny must play with the regular boyz.

Of course being mental they might just do that... the grotesque irony being that a fauxmale fighter would likely win because normal male athletes would not want to hit a girl.

Olog-hai, you got it right about the hyper-misogyny. What kind of animal hates women so much that he’d transgender himself in order to punch womens’ lights out? Okay, maybe he’d be of use on The View, but still...


23 posted on 03/09/2013 12:12:43 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Morgana

Of course a cynics view of marriage would tell you that women have been fighting with castrated males for centuries. :)


24 posted on 03/09/2013 12:15:27 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: pennyfarmer

Equality at last! Equality at last!
Thank God Almighty, Equality at last!


25 posted on 03/09/2013 1:57:14 AM PST by tupac (the crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe)
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To: Morgana

There is absolutely no doubt in the video. He looks like a slightly smaller than average guy but with breasts implanted. Real women would have little chance against him - as the fight showed.


26 posted on 03/09/2013 2:08:54 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: Morgana
I don't see a problem.... after all we're to understand that women can fight just like men in COMBAT. Well guess what honey.... stepping in a ring with rules and referee is a lot EASIER than combat.

hahahahahahaha.

I love the libs who always spout about how "some" women could actually fight a man and win. Well here's a great example of a guy whose balls were cut off, only weighs 145 and beat down another woman in 39 seconds. Imagine if he'd of had a knife.

27 posted on 03/09/2013 3:10:33 AM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: Ezekiel

This is all too confusing for me. I’m still stuck on whether we should call the cat “he” after neutering.


28 posted on 03/09/2013 4:09:51 AM PST by Tax-chick (Don't panic until Rrrod panics.)
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To: Dick Vomer

If this were the other way around the story would be about the sexist world we live in where a girl isn’t allowed into a mans sport.

If you just cut your junk off and don’t have some extenuating circumstance for doing so then I think being barred from competing against real women is just fine. We don’t let Dad’s play on their sons little league teams.


29 posted on 03/09/2013 4:22:55 AM PST by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: Morgana

To me this guy is a coward.

He should be ashamed of himself .

He is a man beating up on women. Cutting his crank off doesn’t change a thing. He is a eunoch, not a female.


30 posted on 03/09/2013 4:25:09 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Morgana

Why don’t we just let the transgenders compete against each other? Unless said person is born with both sets of organs, male and female, then whatever they were born with is what they are, no matter whether or not they are castrated, neutered, spayed or whatever. One is what one is. Until such time as the DNA can be changed permanently, one is what one is.


31 posted on 03/09/2013 4:56:18 AM PST by Marty
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To: Morgana

It’s really fun to watch the confusion over this kind of thing. Obviously, this is a man. So when you have a man competing with women, good chance he will win.

Cutting off a penis does not make a man a woman.


32 posted on 03/09/2013 5:06:13 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Tax-chick

At least the source site did us a favor by retranslating back to the male pronouns (neutered as the perp may be).

The regular media is all for playing pretend right along with the reality-challenged “transgenders”.


33 posted on 03/09/2013 5:10:50 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Morgana
Ronda Rousey will still kick his(her) a$$!


34 posted on 03/09/2013 5:22:31 AM PST by jaz.357 (Contrary To Ordinary)
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To: fidelis

Guy with boobs

Look at the hips - no waist line.

yep, a guy with boobs


35 posted on 03/09/2013 5:25:51 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Dick Vomer
I love the libs who always spout about how "some" women could actually fight a man and win.

And they're right. One swift kick could be enough.

I agree with the points about how disgusting this is, right up there with bug chasing and gift giving and all of this other crap that we're being told to accept as normal. But pretending women can't hurt men is not only delusional, but has led to policies like the VAWA that basically ignore female violence against males.

36 posted on 03/09/2013 6:39:23 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: GeronL

The girls on the LPGA would squash all but the top 2000 men golfers in the world. Because there are so few transsexuals, there might be 1 or 2 ( or zero) who could compete in the LPGA.

The only place a man or transsexual might have an advantage is off the tee. The girls are hitting about 240 with the top players hitting about 265-280. Most male college players are hitting about that far with the pros on the tour hitting about 310.

It is not going to that much of an advantage to be transsexual on the LPGA. Especially since 3/4 of the game is about accuracy on the approach shots and consistency in the short game.


37 posted on 03/09/2013 7:04:16 AM PST by staytrue
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To: jaz.357
Ronda Rousey will still kick his(her) a$$!

You're wrong. Ronda Rousey will still kick HIS a$$!

38 posted on 03/09/2013 7:44:03 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: Charles Henrickson; martin_fierro
There was only one Fallen Fox in that ring...
39 posted on 03/09/2013 7:44:20 AM PST by mikrofon (Hexagon?)
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To: fidelis


40 posted on 03/09/2013 7:48:12 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: All

Anybody remember Jim Carrey as Vera De Milo from ‘In Living Color’?


41 posted on 03/09/2013 7:49:28 AM PST by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: Morgana

If “it” was born male, then “it” is still male. It may be a surgicaly mulitated male, but a male none the less. Don’t fall for the trap. God created two sexes, male and female. When one is born, one is born either male or female. When one dies, one dies as either a male or female.


42 posted on 03/09/2013 7:50:56 AM PST by sport
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To: Morgana
".....It has gotten to the point where some are saying, ‘I’m fighting her in the next round. Am I fighting a male or female? What’s the deal?’” he said. “I told them the same thing. I'm not pulling [him] from the tournament. [He]’s a female fighter and if [he] goes all the way, [he]’s going to be my champion and I’m very proud of [him]. It’s just a matter of time before we see how this plays out.”

How low the mighty have fallen.And how degenerate the proud have become. As far as how this plays out. It will not play out well and it will not play out good. .......

43 posted on 03/09/2013 7:56:27 AM PST by sport
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To: Joe 6-pack
Amen.

Hust wait until Joe Chink or some other enemy charges one of the women in hand to hand combat with a rifle and attached bayonet to run through her guts and she will learn the hard way that there is a difference.

The Viet Gong at one time thought that there was no difference , but after a number of times their women fighters coming out second best in hand to hand combat with Americans, they stopped their women fighters from engaging in hand to hand combat with americans. Except in dire emergencies.

44 posted on 03/09/2013 8:02:56 AM PST by sport
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To: Morgana

It’s official, the MMA is turning into WWE!


45 posted on 03/09/2013 8:11:18 AM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: fidelis

Yes, of course I would.


46 posted on 03/09/2013 8:38:44 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: sport
Fallon Fox’s a female fighter and if Fallon Fox goes all the way.....

Don't talk like that. It turns me on.

47 posted on 03/09/2013 8:40:13 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Morgana
Fox’s agent Brett Atchley said his client is upset by media coverage painting him as having calculated his sex change to achieve success in sports. “The bone of contention.....

They did NOT just say that.

48 posted on 03/09/2013 8:41:15 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Ezekiel

They don’t want women to die, necessarily. What I think it’s all about, aside from pure, stupid egalitarianism, is that they want women generals and women chiefs of staff. That women will die in the process is incidental.


49 posted on 03/09/2013 10:13:12 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: staytrue
and the LPGA has Na Yeon Choi of Korea, she has animal puppets on her clubs and she can be seen eating candy while waiting her turn.
50 posted on 03/09/2013 12:41:02 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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