The MMA Tonight crew is back this week to talk all things mixed martial arts, including transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox. UFC color commentator and stand-up comedian Joe Rogan made some comments regarding Fox on his podcast recently that caused some controversy and was picked up by TMZ.
“She calls herself a woman but … I tend to disagree.”
“She used to be a man … but now she has had, she’s a transgender which is (the) official term that means you’ve gone through it, right? And she wants to be able to fight women in MMA. I say no f—- way.”
“I say if you had a d— at one point in time, you also have all the bone structure that comes with having a d—. You have bigger hands, you have bigger shoulder joints. You’re a f—- man. That’s a man, OK?”
“I don’t care if you don’t have a d— any more.” … “You’re a man without a d—.”
The guys share their thoughts on the issue and co-host Ed Clay shares a similar experience he had to deal with when he was coaching a woman at his gym who wanted to fight — and she turned out to be a man.
In addition to discussing Fallon Fox, the guys also discuss Georges St-Pierre‘s win over Nick Diaz at UFC 158 and take a call from Paul Downing who represents Ground Gamez and will be promoting an MMA event “Organized Chaos” being held at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn. on April 6.
MMA Tonight broadcasts live every Wednesday night from 8-9 p.m. CT on 102.5 FM The Game in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. Listeners can tune in LIVE online at www.1025thegame.com or listen to the archives each week on ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com).