Dallas Cowboys great Michael Irvin, now 51-years-old, told TMZ he wants to be an MMA fighter and he wasn’t joking. It is really not that surprising if you look at all of the hype surrounding Mayweather vs. McGregor and the cheddar they will rake in. Conor isn’t a boxer but he is making his boxing debut against the pound for pound best in the world. What is happening right now? Sure, McGregor is a combat sports star, but that doesn’t mean he can box. That would be like Michael Irvin jumping in to major league soccer and being touted as the star of the best team in the league. Crazy! Still, he seems genuine. Poor guy.
Sting’s run in WWE was a disguise for a WCW burial if you really look at it from a Vince McMahon point of view. The WCW equivalent of Hulk Hogan and arguably more popular during the NWO era, Sting is well known to mainstream fans. The Dallas Cowboys produced a video with Sting as an … Read more
Since acquiring EliteXC’s assets, including a CBS television deal, and signing heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce has certainly tried to up the promotional ante.
NEW YORK (December 4, 2009) – Just months after the stunning announcement that he would try his hand at mixed martial arts (MMA), NFL and NCAA football legend, Herschel Walker, will make his highly-anticipated STRIKEFORCE MMA debut at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on Saturday, January 30. Superstar Nick Diaz and STRIKEFORCE world 145-pound women’s champion Cris Cyborg will co-headline a stacked fight card during STRIKEFORCE’s historic first visit to the state of Florida.
A special pre-sale ticket purchase opportunity will take place for “STRIKEFORCE Insider” e-newsletter subscribers (http://strikeforce.com/insider.html) beginning at 10:00 AM, ET Monday, Dec. 7, and ending at 10 PM, ET on Thursday, Dec. 10. “STRIKEFORCE Insiders” will receive a special e-newsletter Friday, Dec. 4 with the pre-sale code.