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Herschel Walker Tours ESPN

Written on October 20, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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With his contribution to Strikeforce's recent victory in media surveys, Herschel Walker will tour ESPN to promote his latest fight with yet unknown fighter.

Strikeforce fighter, Herschel Walker, will be in Bristol, Connecticut this Wednesday. He will make rounds on several ESPN programs. Walker will discuss his December 4 fight at “Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu” in St. Louis, where he’ll meet a yet to be announced opponent.

His ESPN tour includes live spots on “ESPN First Take,” “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” and “SportsCenter.”

Walker made a successful pro-MMA and Strikeforce debut back in January, when he scored a third-round TKO victory over Greg Nagy. The fight resulted big Strikeforce, which received international attention because of Walker’s Showtime-televised fight. The event also drew a massive season growth to 517,000 viewers.

Walker is also a 1982 Heisman Trophy winner and 1992 Winter Olympian. You will see him on ESPN’s “ESPN First Take” at 11:20 a.m. ET (8:20 a.m. PT), ESPN Radio’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” (11:45 a.m. ET), and ESPN’s “SportsCenter” (3:40 p.m. ET).

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Daley vs Scott, Set for December Strikeforce

Written on September 30, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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After being an UFC outcast, Semtex is set to face Hand of Steel on Strikeforce December 4 event. Both came from a bumpy MMA career, and aims to get to their destination.

The controversial British fighter, Paul Daley, is set to make his Strikeforce debut after being banished by UFC. According to multiple sources, he has verbally agreed to fight on December 4 in St. Louis versus Scott Smith. Though Scott “Hand of Steel” Smith is making a move down and Paul “Semtex” Daley is having trouble going under 171 pounds, the match will take place in a welterweight division.

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Henderson vs Sobral, Official for Dec. 4 Strikeforce

Written on September 28, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Hendo will officially lock horns with Babalu in the upcoming December 4 Strikeforce. Will the man who wrote his name in the Pride history conquers it all, or will the fighter coming fresh from a win takes it?

Strikeforce announced last Monday the Dan Henderson will officially take on Renato Sobral in the main event of December 4 Strikeforce, at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

A Greco-roman wrestling hustler, Dan “Hendo” Henderson made his MMA debut in 1997 and went on to win his first nine fights after dropping a decision to Wanderlei Silva at Pride 12. Hendo enjoyed a successful run in Japan after departing the UFC for Pride. He retaliated his loss to Silva at Pride 33, and become the only fighter to hold welterweight and middleweight title concurrently in the history of Pride.

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