MMA fighter Fallon Fox

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MMA fighter Fallon Fox sparked controversy when she recently revealed that she was born male, making her the first transgender fighter in mixed-martial arts. Now her future as a fighter remains uncertain. Jian spoke to Fallon about why she kept her identity hidden until now, her struggle to transition to female, and why she believes she should be able to take on women in the MMA ring. Jian also spoke with Cyd Zeigler, an editor and journalist at OutSports, about the rise of transgender athletes, and the myths that often surround them.
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