Strikeforce Dipping into Football? - for Fighters?

I can not help but be concerned that Strikeforce is really serious about using football legend Herschel Walker as a draw to their events.  Walker has signed a multi-fight contract with Strikeforce. I am all for anyone giving the UFC a run for their money or simply co-exising allowing the sport of MMA to flourish and not simply be a monopoly that shelves fighters; but I am not a big fan of these athlete conversions.

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Their deal with CBS is great. It will feature Fedor Emelianenko this November in our very own windy, windy, windy city of Chicago, but they need to avoid gimmick-like fighters and stick to luring solid talent and build a stable that will take fighters that have been sitting as 'bench-warmers' so-to-speak and giving them opportunity.  Walker  (born in 1962) who is older than Randy Couture, should not be starting a career in MMA at his age.  He is setting himself up for as much pain as he suffered in his younger days on the field as a Dallas Cowboy, Philly Eagle, New York Giant and Minnesota Viking.  Despite his amazing athletic capabilities, I think it is quite presumptuous for him to think that just because he was the NFL's 5th  All Time rusher and a Heisman winner that he can handle the dynamics of wrestling, muay thai, boxing, ground fighting, and Oh let's not forget getting the 'sh*t' kicked out of you with no pads. 

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