MMA Fighting: Fallon Fox bout set as Allanna Jones accepts matchup, but commission review still looms

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Updated: April 4, 2013
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By Mike Chiappetta

Allanna Jones has accepted a matchup with transgendered athlete Fallon Fox, paving the way for a women’s tournament semifinal bout in the Championship Fighting Alliance card set for May 24.

CFA’s CEO Jorge De La Noval confirmed to MMA Fighting on Tuesday that Jones had informed him of her decision.

“Everyone’s following the story on Fallon obviously because of the controversy, but, the fact Allanna is stepping up and taking it is huge,” he said.

De La Noval said he has spoken with Jones several times in the past week as she weighed her decision. He said that she was always in favor of taking the bout, but first wanted to hear the concerns of her coaches and managers.

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