Fallon Fox vs. Allanna Jones: Live Play-by-Play and Twitter Reaction
Transgender female fighter Fallon Fox takes on Allanna Jones in tonight's co-main event at CFA 11.
The featherweight has garnered a ton of attention recently after Sports Illustrated published a profile of her. The news caused a bit of controversy in the MMA community and even made national headlines.
There's no doubt that all eyes will be on Fox when she enters the cage for tonight's semifinal bout.
Make sure to catch the fights when they start at 9 p.m. ET live on AXS TV, and don't forget to check back here for all of the latest reactions from Twitter before, during and after tonight's must-see women's matchup.
It's a wrap. Fallon Fox goes 3-0. bit.ly/1ahndzV— Stevie J (@angrymarks) May 25, 2013
Well it's all over now.
Someone should have betted.
Going to be a battle.
@pegson called it. Fallon Fox via submission— Eric Holden (@EricHolden) May 25, 2013
Fox wins with a knee on throat choke? Crazy submission. Third round win for the "Queen of Swords".
Girls keeping it standing to kick off round three. Allanna throwing nice punches while Fox offers up a solid kicking combination before another takedown.
Allanna Jones is taking Fallon Fox into deep water with a 3rd round @cfafights Cardio sure to be an issue. Come on Jones!— Cheryl Ragsdale (@thatgirlisfunny) May 25, 2013
Cardio is definitely the big factor tonight.
Fox doing work from top half guard. Ends round on top. Now its the first time in Fox's career that she's gone to the third round. I'm predicting a decision in this fight.
For the first time in her Pro career, Fallon Fox goes to Round #2. Here we go #CFA11— AXS TV Fights (@AXSTVFights) May 25, 2013
Intense fight so far. Neither woman wants to lose.
Watching fallon fox's fight, it made me realize people have got to stop saying she should fight Cyborg, @criscyborg would crush her no joke— Zane Davies (@RfsZane) May 25, 2013
Although I agree with this assessment.
Meanwhile, Fallon Fox is fighting, and keeping her hands low like Alistair Overeem or King Mo.— Tim Marchman (@timmarchman) May 25, 2013
Valid technical assessment.
I'm giving Fox the first round though.
Fox is laying on the leg kicks hard.
The "Queen of Swords" about to enter the cage. Mixed reaction from the crowd. Had to be expected.
Allana Jones walking to the cage to Aerosmith "Dude Looks Like A Lady".Her opponent is Fallon Fox.See what she did there?— Fight_Ghost (@Fight_Ghost) May 25, 2013
Very funny... Girls walking into the cage now.
Huge knockout by Luis Palomino. Brutal first round loss for Robert Washington. Fallon Fox fight up next.
I think the transgender in MMA discussion is important and interesting, but are we really acting like a Fallon Fox CFA fight means anything?— Chris Hall (@Chris81203) May 25, 2013
Sean Soriano takes the decision over Elvin Leon Brito to win the title.
Still have time to read up on tonight's co-main event.
Invicta FC Pres. Shannon Knapp announced tonight on Inside MMA that Fallon Fox's Manager Brett Atchley is banned from all Invicta FC events.— Arron (@pegson) May 25, 2013
As if there wasn't enough controversy surrounding Fallon Fox...
UFC on Fallon Fox would be the weirdest— Matthew Roth (@MattRoth512) May 25, 2013
That would be odd...
Alexis Vila takes the unanimous decision over Czar Sklavos. Third fight starting up now.
First fight of the night is over! Ed Gordon pulls off the submission victory over Oscar Delgado. Rear naked choke 1:32 of round 2.
Alexis Vila and Czar Sklavos about to square off now.
Fights starting live on AXS TV now! First up, Oscar Delgado vs. Ed Gordon.
Sport's Illustrated's Loretta Hunt reports that CFA 11 is set to do BIG numbers on AXS TV tonight.
Mark Cuban just emailed me to say they anticipate the CFA 11 broadcast doing 500K to possibly a million viewers. Adding to SI story now— Loretta Hunt (@lorettahuntmma) May 24, 2013
I'm guessing Fallon Fox has something to do with that. Will you be watching tonight's fights?
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