Mixed martial arts fighter Fallon Fox revealed she is trans in an interview with Sports Illustrated published earlier this week.
With two professional wins under her belt, Fox is poised to become a force in the world of MMA.
Fox claims she was forthcoming about her birth gender when she applied for a fighting licence in California, but when she applied for a licence in Florida, officials said her application is under review.
Representatives are debating whether Fox’s birth gender gives her an unfair advantage in the ring.
Fox says it does not.
Florida officials will hold a special meeting March 15 to discuss Fox’s case. Her next fight is scheduled for April.
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