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Exclusive with Carl Froch: Backs fello boxer Ebanie Bridges’ refusal to ever fight a trans woman; It’s happened in MMA but should never happen again

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In an exclusive interview with SafeBettingSites.com, former Super-Middleweight World Champion Carl Froch backs fellow boxer Ebanie Bridges’ refusal to ever fight a trans woman. 

The ‘Cobra’ spoke openly about the topic, saying it would be ‘ridiculous’ for a trans woman to fight a cis woman in the boxing ring or MMA octagon.

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I agree with Ebanie Bridges – Trans women should not compete in {biological} women’s sport

The Cobra agrees with Australian boxer Ebanie Bridges who recently said in an exclusive interview with our team, she would never fight a trans women;

Carl Froch: “{Trans women] are stronger and more powerful. Not all of them – you get some masculine women. You get some feminine men. But we’re talking about a trans woman. A {trans woman}, born a {biological} man, fighting a {cis} woman shouldn’t happen, ever. It should be banned. I agree with Ebanie Bridges saying she would never fight a trans woman. Transgender women, women {biologically born} men, should not compete in {biological} women’s sports, period. Full stop.“

Ex-swimmer Sharron Davies speaks sense – the tide is turning

Froch put his support behind Olympic silver medalist Sharron Davies who has faced criticism on Twitter for her strong views on the trans debate;

Carl Froch: “Sharron Davies speaks a lot of sense and she’s quite vocal on her Twitter account and social media. She gets ridiculed for it but now it’s slowing down, turning around and it’s changing because people are starting to actually realise this doesn’t make sense. This is ludicrous, it’s absurd, you just have to use common sense.”

It’s happened in MMA but should never happen again

Froch referenced Fallon Fox, the first MMA fighter to come out as transgender, as he pleaded for sport to promote the safety of female fighters;

Carl Froch: “You can’t have trans woman competing in a woman’s sport as far as I’m concerned. There’s a lot of ifs and buts and potential parameters you can put in place but when you talk about combat sport, you’re talking about a {born} biological man competing against a biological woman in a combat sport? No, never. And I know it’s happened in MMA. It shouldn’t happen ever again, it’s wrong”


Carl Froch

Carl Froch is a British ex-professional boxer who fought at super-middlewight and was active between 2002-2014. His accomplishments across the 12 year professional career was holding the WBC title twice between 2008 and 2011, the IBF title from 2012-2015, and the WBA title between 2013-2015. Froch also held the British and Commonwealth super-middleweight titles between 2004-2008. Carl finished his professional boxing career with a record of 35 fights, 33 wins, 24 wins by knock out & 2 losses. The Nottingham fighter reached 6th in the pound for pound rankings by BoxRec and The Ring magazine In 2023, Froch will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Following his retirement in 2014, Carl has worked as a boxing analyst and commentator for Sky Sports and now runs a successful YouTube boxing account, @FrochonFighting, amassing 32k+ subscribers.

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