The former “Power Rangers” actor has told MMAWeekly radio that he has decided to turn professional. He also indicated that he wants to fight for Strikeforce and that his management has been in talks with the promotion.
The Karate fighter announced on his Facebook page that he will make his professional debut on Aug. 4. He will take on Jose Roberto Vasquez at Puro Combate 1 in Houston.
Frank began acting as a Power Ranger in 1993 when he was only 19 years old. He stayed with the show until 1997 and made a guest appearances in 2002 and 2004. While acting, Frank studied a variety of martial arts. He has also invented his own style of Karate called Toso Kune Do.
After pulling out of a fight in 2007, Frank finally made his MMA debut this past January. He scored a submission victory by omoplata over Jonathon Mack. In May, he improved his amateur record to 4-0 with a submission victory over Carlos Horn at UWC 8.
In the interview with MMAWeekly, Frank said that he was interested in a fight with another Strikeforce celebrity employee, Herschel Walker.
Jason David Frank vs. Carlos Horn