Herschel Walker And His Passion For Mixed Martial Arts
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49 year old American Football Legend, Herschel Walker has put down the pigskin and picked up MMA gear. After an amazing college football career, he was drafted into the NFL in 1985. He quickly became a known player playing for teams like the Dallas Cowboys, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. His last year playing in the NFL was 1997 and two years later he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
On January 30, 2010, Herschel Walker had his debut Mixed Martial Arts fight following a 12 week training camp at the American Kickboxing Academy. He competes in the heavyweight division and has a style mixture of kickboxing and taekwondo. He is a fifth-degree black belt and utilizes an orthodox stance. He faced opponent Greg Nagy whom he defeated by TKO. He second fight took place on January 29, 2011. He faced Scott Carson and once again came out the victor by again TKO. This left Walker undefeated and anxiously awaiting his next opponent. In an interview about the merging of Strikeforce and UFC did not personally affect his career. He stated that he is looking forward to his next fight and his next victory.