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Fallon Fox Tells CNN That The World Needs Education on Transgender Athletes
Posted by Larry Csonka on 03.09.2013



- Female transgender fighter Fallon Fox recently spoke about the recent controversy, regarding her fight license being under investigation by the Florida State Boxing Commission. Here is what she had to say…

On Not Having a Competitive Advantage: "The medical community stands behind me in that in there's no unfair competitive advantage, like my competition have said," Fox said. "I started training in 2008, which is about two years after my gender reassignment surgery. My first MMA match was about a year and a half ago."

On The Reaction to Her as a Fighter: "I think that some people have a tendency not to pay attention to science in general, which is the way we find out about the world around us," she said. "But I think for the most part, the reaction has been positive. Some of society just doesn't get it yet, and what we're trying to do right now is educate the world and let them know about transgender athletes."



Credit: mmajunkie.com





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