transgender mma fighter Gita Figueroa Bear Grylls I survived Bear Grylls

Transgender MMA fighter Gita Figueroa competes on new show, I Survived Bear Grylls

Transgender MMA fighter Gita Figueroa (1-2) is currently competing on a new show, I Survived Bear Grylls, which airs on TBS.  Watch episode one here.

Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls OBE is a British adventurer, writer, television presenter and businessman. He first drew attention after embarking on a number of adventures, and then became widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild.

In his new show, celebrated survivalist Bear Grylls turns the tables to America’s armchair adventurers by creating wilderness simulated challenges that will test the contestants’ smarts, physicality and their ability to adapt and do whatever it takes to survive. Comedian Jordan Conley co-hosts.

Figueroa, 34, fought men in her first three mixed martial arts bout, winning just one contest by way of decision and then being finished by way of strikes in the next two.

In her last outing, a kickboxing match, Gita Figueroa won a split decision over female competitor, Brittany Vaughn.

Video of a few of Gita’s fights below:

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