Transgender MMA star Anne Veriato says she is ‘too good’ to fight women and cannot wait to beat up a man at Mr Cage 34

TRANSGENDER lady Anne Veriato will fight a man on her MMA debut – as a result of she says she is "too good" to fight a lady.

The Brazilian, 21, faces Railson Paixao at strawweight at Mr Cage 34 on March 10.

 Anne Veriato will make her MMA debut against a man after switching from jiujitsu

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Anne Veriato will make her MMA debut towards a man after switching from jiujitsu

Veriato is switching to the brutal world of combined martial arts after frequently beating males at jiu-jitsu, by which she is a brown belt.

She informed mmafighting: "It’s solely truthful to fight males.

"It by no means crossed my thoughts to fight a lady as a result of I feel I’m too good.

"If I beat males my whole profession, I can nonetheless beat them regardless of the hormone course of.

 Brazilian Anne Veriato says she gets sporting satisfaction from beating men

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Brazilian Anne Veriato says she will get sporting satisfaction from beating males
 Anne Veriato feels she'll keep beating men even after more hormone treatment

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Anne Veriato feels she'll maintain beating males even after extra hormone remedy

"I solely know that I’m good after I beat males. That’s what makes me glad and hungrier to practice. I don’t assume it’s truthful to fight women.”

Mr Cage promoter Samir Nadaf defined his agency response when Veriato's workforce requested him to give her a probability at the occasion in Brazil.

He stated: "My reply was ‘I may give you a chance, however at Mr. Cage, males fight males, it doesn’t matter in case you have a penis or not. When you have been born a man, you’ll fight a man.’

"[She] stated ‘that’s precisely what I would like.’”

 Mr Cage 34 will see the MMA debut of 21-year-old Brazilian Anne Veriato

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Mr Cage 34 will see the MMA debut of 21-yr-previous Brazilian Anne Veriato

Veriato has gained many medals in jiu-jitsu tournaments preventing towards males.

And a number of other of her coaching companions have swapped the mats of that sport for MMA cages.

She added: "I’ve been preventing jiu-jitsu for years, and I needed to do one thing totally different.

“Lots of people in my workforce fight MMA already, and I needed to do it as nicely.”

 Anne Veriato regularly beat men during her 14 years doing martial art jiu-jitsu

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Anne Veriato frequently beat males throughout her 14 years doing martial artwork jiu-jitsu

However she revealed how shocked males have been to fight her at jiu-jitsu – not to mention lose to her.

She stated: ”Once I entered the mat to compete, they all the time thought I used to be within the mistaken class, requested for paperwork and every little thing.

“My opponents and their groups all the time stated ‘You’re preventing her? OK, this is going to be straightforward.’

 Gym training at Manaus in Brazil is honing Anne Veriato for her first MMA fight

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Fitness center coaching at Manaus in Brazil is honing Anne Veriato for her first MMA fight

"Each time I gained, they might come up to me and apologise. I stored competing and profitable tournaments, and individuals began to respect me.”

Veriato defined how she started her gender transformation years in the past, persuading her to ditch gymwork for martial arts.

She stated: "I left the health club for a whereas and once I got here again, nobody recognised me.

"It’s all good now as a result of they have been used to it, however it was totally different in tournaments.”

 Anne Veriato says she never considered fighting women as she switches to MMA

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Anne Veriato says she by no means thought-about preventing women as she switches to MMA

Veriato won’t be the primary transgender individual to seem in MMA.

American Fallon Fox, forty two, turned the primary transgender athlete in MMA historical past in when she fought in 2012.

Fox has 5 wins from six fights, however her final bout got here in September 2014, when she secured a first-spherical stoppage over Tamikka Brents.

TRANSGENDER lady Anne Veriato will fight a man on her MMA debut – as a result of she says she is "too good" to fight a lady.

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