Is Gabi Garcia Transgender?

Gabrielle “Gabi” Garcia was born a female and is still a female.  She is not transgender.

MMA Fighting reports that Gabi took on Destanie Yarbrough and it was everything we were hoping for.  Destanie was impressive but she couldn’t handle Gabrielle.  In the first round, Garcia took Destanie down and destroyed her.  The victory made her 3-0 as a professional fighter.

According to Total Pro Sports Gabi is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt.  She was born on November 17, 1985 and is currently 30-years-old.  Prior to the match, Gabi, who weighs 245 pounds, was very disrespectful to Destanie during the weigh-ins.  You have to love high-quality taunting.

Is Gabi Garcia Transgender?
Is Gabi Garcia Transgender?
The image above explains why people would think that the talented fighter is transgender.  In the United States the average woman is 5 feet 4 inches tall whereas Gabi is 6 feet 1.5 inches tall.  In Brazil, the average woman is 5 feet 2 inches tall.  She is even taller than the average man in both countries.  In Brazil, the average male is 5 feet 7 inches tall.  In the United States, the average male is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
At 245 pounds she outweighs both males and females in both countries.  In the United States the average weight is 166 pounds.  In Brazil, the average weight is 167 pounds.

By Jason John

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