Fallon Fox is one of those polarizing figures who will always be remembered in MMA. Fox is polarizing due to the fact she was the first ever trans athlete to compete with biological women in a combat sport.
Already living as a woman, Fox decided to enroll in Mixed Martial Arts in 2012. She competed as a female two times and won both via knock out, before publicly addressing her biological status. This is something Joe Rogan has criticized Fox for, over and over again.
Recently, a leftist Youtuber by the name of HasanAbi shared some misinformation about Fallon Fox’s career in order to push his agenda.
“The Trans woman fighter, I think Fallon Fox,” HasanAbi told his audience during a Twitch stream . “[She] had like one or two victories.”
“And has lost routinely, you never hear how much she has lost since then, OK? And if you ask any people you never hear how much she has lost since then.”
In an attempt to promote identity politics, HasanAbi ended up spreading misleading information about Fallon Fox’s MMA career. The athlete had lost only one of her professional bouts. Fox was quick to point out the discrepancy herself.
“I just love it when Hassan Piker mentions my name,” Fallon Fox wrote in response to Hasan. “He did get one thing wrong though. My record is 5-1-0. Doesn’t mean I absolutely crushed everyone, however. Nor does it change my gender or sex.”
Fox’s loss came at the hands of the UFC ‘s Ashlee Evans-Smith. She would go on to have two more bouts after – and win both.
Fox’s career came to an end after she made headlines for crushing her opponent’s skull during their clash. Said opponent, Tamikka Brents suffered a concussion, an orbital bone fracture and had to receive 7 staples to the head, after just 5 minutes.
She went on to say:
“I have never felt strength like that. I can’t answer whether it’s because she was born a man. I can only say that I have never felt so overpowered in my life, and I am an abnormally strong female in my own right”
Nowadays, Fox still advocates that transgender individuals have no biological advantage – and that they should, in fact, compete against biological women. She is a supporter of Alana Mclaughlin – another trans individual to make her MMA debut.
Recently, Fox shared a graph on her Twitter showing that HRT reduces hemoglobin levels to that of a normal Female in 4 months trying to prove that endurance is not an advantage
The graph is from a study conducted by the British Journal of Sports Medicine, titled “How does hormone transition in transgender women change body composition, muscle strength and hemoglobin?”
What she failed to mention is that the actual study concludes that, while Hormonal Therapy does decrease strength in transgender females, they will still remain stronger than biological females.
You can find more about that study in our article about the topic.