Fallon Fox Responds to Ronda Rousey's 'Ridiculous Bone Structure Arguments'

John Heinis@HeinisHardNewsSenior Analyst ISeptember 22, 2014

Sep 9, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; FC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey arrives on the Red Carpet at Lure Nightclub for the premier of The Ultimate Fighter women in the newly formed women in the strawweight class. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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 former Strikeforce champ Miesha Tate's remarks to ESPN last March, where she said she personally would not fight a transgender competitor such as Fox since "she went through puberty as a man." 

Boasting a 5-1 record overall inside the cage, Fox underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2006 and did not make her pro MMA debut until May 2012, per Sports Illustrated

She is current riding a two-fight win streak and last competed against Tamikka Brents in September, scoring a TKO early in the first round at Capital City Cage Wars (CCCW): The Undertaking. 

Fight fans shouldn't get their hopes up about Fox getting an opportunity inside the Octagon any time soon, as UFC President Dana White indicated that she lacks the experience and skills to get a serious look from the UFC, per MMA Junkie

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White's comments came shortly after Tate addressed Fox last year.

Rousey, 10-0, hasn't had an opponent give her a challenge inside the cage just yet, so it's tough to imagine Fox would offer anything the champ hasn't seen yet.

Will Fox ever get a chance to shine inside the Octagon, or are there just too many factors working against her for that to ever happen? 

John Heinis is a featured columnist for Bleacher Report. He is also the MMA editor for eDraft.com.


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