Transgender woman wins fight against a man. Becomes first ever to do it.

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We recently wrote about a trans woman that would take on a man in an MMA fight. That fight has come and gone and she, in fact, did win her pro debut. Anne Veriato took on Railson Paixao and defeated him via unanimous decision.

The fight was no cakewalk for Veriato, as the two went back-and-forth for the entire fight. She got busted up pretty badly on the feet, but it was Veriato’s ground game that would be the difference in the fight.

Veriato became the first transgender woman to fight and defeat a man in MMA with her victory on Saturday night.

Here is the entire strawweight fight between Anne Veriato and Railson Paixao which was seemingly filmed by someone with an iPhone 3.

Brazil’s ‘Mr Cage’ features a man vs a transgender woman in an MMA fight

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The Brazilian promotion, Mr cage, happens today and it features a fight between a man vs a transgender woman. Railson Paixao will do battle with Anne Veriato at strawweight. Unlike Fallon Fox, Veriato wants to fight men and not women. This alone will take a lot of pressure off of her going into the fight. … Read moreBrazil’s ‘Mr Cage’ features a man vs a transgender woman in an MMA fight

Transgender female Anne Veriato set to make MMA debt against a man

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This is a new wrinkle in the transgender MMA saga. Anne Veriato is a 21-year-old female who was born a man and has been competing against men in Jiu Jistu since she was a child. She will be making her MMA debut in a promotion called Mr. Cage. The event promoter,  Samir Nadaf, also serves … Read moreTransgender female Anne Veriato set to make MMA debt against a man