As reported yesterday on Fighters.com, UFC Heavyweight Matt Mitrione was suspended by the UFC after making disparaging remarks about transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox. Mitrione went on a tirade that include all sorts of transphobic remarks, and capped it all off by referring to Fox as ‘disgusting freak.’ Fox has finally commented on what she thought of the ignorant words uttered by Mitrione on the internet radio show.
Fox released a statement to MMAFighting:
“Matt Mitrione went well beyond disagreeing with the medical experts who say I should be able to compete as a woman, and personally attacked me as a fighter, as a woman, and as a human being. His comments do not reflect the spirit of our sport, where most competitors uphold values like respect and dignity.”
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