Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
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Arrangements are lining up for Fallon Fox and her next MMA bout, as she'll reportedly face regional fighter Allanna Jones in the Championship Fighting Alliance on May 24.