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Transgender Boxer Wins First Professional Fight

A 33-year-old boxer entered the history books Saturday. Pat Manuel is the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States. In a unanimous decision, Manuel was declared the winner in a fight against Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio, California. “I’m a professional boxer now,” Manuel told the Los Angeles Times. Saturday was not Manuel’s first foray into the boxing ring, however. Olympic trials He competed as a female in the 2012 Olympic...

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