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As we move closer and closer to a genderless, androgynous alien existence, it occurred to me that there seems to be far less demand for women – and transgenders – to compete in the combat sports with men.

Swimming? No problem. But how about boxing? I say, let them fight. Here’s what got me on this kick:

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Women Can Box, Too Ya Know

Mr. Rugg shared his history lesson after news broke that USA Boxing will allow transgender men to fight women. Making USA Boxing the greatest sporting organization this side of the Lower Oakland Roller Derby:

They must meet certain criteria, including declaring their new gender identity, completing gender reassignment surgery and regular hormone testing. 

Both male and female transgender athletes must have undergone quarterly hormone testing and provided US Boxing with documentation of their hormone levels for a minimum of four years following surgery. 

Everyone is aware of the current battle over gendered sports, so I won’t take the time to rehash it here. Suffice it to say, I am not aware of any women lining up to fight Mike Tyson or Tyson Fury.

I think that is not only wrong but disgusting and immoral. Women can absolutely compete with men in the ring.

Am I the only one who remembers the time male fighter Fallon Fox broke a woman’s face and skull into tiny pieces? That was 10 years ago now, and as hilarious as it is classic.

Look. Ladies, if you believe that it is more important to impotently virtue signal nonsense than to have an intact braincase, please have at it. We need something between February and March when the NFL news slows down.

One thing I can tell you for certain is that the Sweet Science is 80% mental and 40% physical. Fighters are going to have to up their psychological game – and I think this guy might hold the key:

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