Forty-four-year-old British boxer, Rob Newbiggin, will go through a sex change procedure and become a woman.

Accoprding to reports from Associated Content, Newbiggin has revealed to a number of media outlets that he was born with the physical characteristics of a man, but due to high levels of the female hormone estrogen in his body, his gender could not be classified as man or woman.

Rob Newbiggin says that he was born intersexual in the United States in 1964 and abandoned by his South American parents.

Newbiggen said that his announcement of wanting to go through a sex change has been greeted with rejection by many and said the only person who is standing by his side is his wife Emma, he said his wife has been his rock; moreover, he said Emma knows and understands what he is going through.