Found April 10, 2013 on NESN.com:
While public opinion continues to sway on other gay rights issues, transgender individuals are still often misunderstood or discriminated against. That being said, as UFC’s only transgender individual, it figures that Fallon Fox‘s presence would invite some controversy. On Monday, UFC fighter Matt Mitrione called Fox, who was born a man, a “disgusting freak” on The MMA Show. Mitrione, a former defensive tackle with the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings, was promptly suspended by UFC, reports CNN. The 34-year-old also made light of singer’s Chris Brown‘s domestic abuse of then-girlfriend Rihanna. “I have not seen a man beat a woman like that since Chris Brown beat Rihanna,” said Mitrione. “That is a lying, sick, sociopathic, disgusting freak. And I mean that. Because you lied on your license to beat up women. That’s disgusting. You should be embarrassed yourself.” Fox has attracted some criticism for not revealing her former identify before beginning to fight professionally. UFC ...
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