Ashlee Evans Smith: WMMA fighter on a mission to be champion

Ashlee Evans Smith

After winning her pro debut Ashlee Evans Smith now awaits the outcome of another type of battle. Smith defeated Tori Adams to advance to the semi-finals of Championship Fighting Alliance (CFA) women’s tournament but now awaits the outcome of the Fallon Fox situation. We all know the story so I’ll spare you the details.

Between Rounds: Walking on Egg Shells

MMA cutman David Maldonado

Well I certainly have been surrounded by some enthusiastic chatter during my travels in MMA since my last entry. I had the pleasure of working in Miami last week covering the CFA show. It was a fantastic experience and I look forward to future events with them.

Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox: ‘I deserve the right to compete in women’s MMA’

Fallon Fox transgender

News broke Tuesday about Fallon Fox, an undefeated Women’s MMA fighter — five fights, five first round stoppages, can we say ‘Ronda Rousey’? — who is transgender. It took about .5 seconds for this story to spread across not only the MMA world, but the LGBT world and mainstream news. Everybody has an opinion on this issue.