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Welcome to fox like -- presented -- tap out on my tracker Herschel Walker making his pro fight debut on showtime.
On strike force January 30 against Greg -- guy who's won in one in his pro career.
Herschel Walker is zero and zero and has a lot to prove -- show you are in the football great.
The best football player in the history of football practically hear you -- making at 47 years old your pro fighting debut.
And I allow them martial arts I loved it -- -- time enemy is something that I watched for years.
And it just so happen now that I have an opportunity to compete head -- -- in them haven't before seven day and age but I think I'm 22.
In years and so.
A -- -- hands among trainers and the guys that might GM that I -- and fight and we had our professionals there.
-- let me know if I can fight and get this fight done.
Do you think you're -- -- you look at somebody like Randy couture who's been a lifelong athlete himself but he's been a lifelong fighter you know.
Is there aren't and we saw what happened with big baby in west sends a couple of the football players -- -- -- fighter last season.
Is it that much different being a football player than being a fighter.
Oh is much different this is -- one of the hardest thing I've done in my life and I've done a lot of different things of -- -- and wanted to artisan.
One thing that you have to do and there's been some -- -- that -- come out and done it the wrong way they just assume because you have a lot of half of criticism.
You can come -- duties for which he can't.
You have to get into a good GM you gotta train that's one thing you gotta do you gotta train this is not easy.
But these guys are fighting for a long time in and you got to get in GM you gotta get it got to learn to get hit in the face your -- Yeah -- to -- -- up tech window yes which is not an easy task it is -- -- but it's totally different and and that's one thing that I had to do moment AK.
I forget about -- black you know and and I can't bring a black biblical that's not gonna help -- What I had to do is go into that you would open mind would two learn amount is steady and and they learn from those guys.
Now you're kicks a menial commonly done has done pretty well of his kicks a mean can can your tech went OK explain to your -- or is -- different because.
-- smaller smaller fighter than you you're going to be a lot of this different nothing we fight totally different Connolly is you he has a solid his own he's an incredible incredible fighter.
And that's what I gotta do I gotta create my own style room and I get into the case.
I gotta take control of the -- Now -- -- -- take control and do what I do and do what I do best what do you do this well I was going to be must -- again you know whole Harvey have been working with -- They don't have must -- the game together but then if he won't take it to the ground like every ready to do that as well.
Frankie Edgar I mean you're somebody who's got a great set -- game what does Herschel need to do I mean obviously we don't know much about Greg Nagy but.
-- what what it what do you suggest Herschel plays into I mean if you know -- about -- style.
While you I don't know too much -- -- just enough known athlete that he is uses explosives in his quickness and I'm sure he's very quick feet quick hands and if he can utilize -- this fight.
And that he says but their control and have confidence I think it's the biggest thing a lot of guys -- -- their first -- -- little second -- and.
But he goes there are confident that -- isn't sure he'll take over.
-- what kind of bad habits did Herschel walk into -- mean what I say bad habits I mean as an enemy fighter mean guys who come up and it in a Taekwondo work Friday background.
It's hard to get -- -- the different styles and and the -- Well you know part of his father that jumping around that they do -- -- to let the stiffness.
In on -- hands down right well.
Actually got him doing that because more comfortable doing that at times -- more relaxed but.
He has mostly things like that you know and the fact that he's never done them remain.
Where it was -- was a big factor.
Peter in the underground combat -- ECU all kinds of different styles come and in there -- -- dominate.
Actually you know what I mean to be honest it's usually -- in the participant who's been doing at the longest so.
Using I get a lot of strong wrestlers wrestler is -- what you know lengthy background.
So I think it's just a participant county has anything to do with the style -- Virtually say you're you're you're struck your strength is your standup game.
Have you done any wrestling every Denny take down -- which are taken offense like.
Well I have done some take dollars a month takedown defense you know we have a very good -- there -- Dave Camarillo who's been working a great deal.
Would not takedown defense and in and that's what I got -- I got a lot of confidence among trainers in my coaches there.
And the Gaza that a fight you one thing that they've done is if they really really have come won't help me to get myself ready you know we came that I ask is there.
Gil Kane has told -- -- -- you know certain things you get go hands.
You pop in a phrase are you -- did you learn to get that -- down.
And in and I think there's going to be very important and I guess that and one thing and I had to do it just haven't opened -- -- -- Right came the last kiss Josh Koch Jack Scott Smith to have you are you you've got Herschel in pretty good -- -- you're schooled -- Yes yes things is well taken care.
What's it like train with these guys every day.
It's a big chore for me a lot of baby sitting well you know I don't well one day that was so trying to about it and not so obvious that I was so impressed -- To have that many fighters it when GM they get a loan because you got a lot of Eagles -- -- Those does get a -- -- -- these incredible and that was one reason I want to stated at GM go to undo uncle and a lot.
About the lot of spears and engine.
Herschel you know -- he's coming from a pro football background what did -- say about.
The respect that and MA fighters have for one another.
-- I think is absolutely incredible best political competition.
Nine and I love them wholesome competition got there and two guys did and it -- -- gun on that and agreeing on the cajun -- -- go ahead.
And new best man wins and it doesn't matter what happens -- -- in easy camaraderie and I think that's what is all about diseases.
Wholesome competition I think a lot of people look at it is what it -- they're brutal.
And I'm trying to tell -- does I think football and boxing is worse you know you see blood and that's what you gotta believe -- -- would NW RC believe blow vehicles -- The hot but I think football and boxing has a lot worse in this.
That's -- his homework question if you don't hit me okay -- -- -- say about people who say.
Scott Coker is thrown sideshow Herschel Walker's and he's not a fighter he's too -- he's a pro football player great for TV.
But not so great Kimbo Slice we in the same category of kimbo same category as BB Bobby Lashley Bob Sapp but he -- say to these people.
Well -- what I say these people they got about -- They got about ticket because.
Partial -- totally different athletes and those people there and nominate come down on January 30 -- see that that I'm not.
This sideshow that freak show that -- that -- those guys do and I'm not -- and we'll gather.
-- -- just -- like Jose Canseco are someone on the Gaza must have been and it is not -- do it.
They they got about ticket don't watch showtime yes it totally different.
I've got -- -- Right January 30 on showtime it -- camera tent is Billiton PL 10 PM showtime -- -- -- that's in Miami will be there frank -- reader I'll be there.
Will be covering.
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