Thursday, January 28, 2010

Strikeforce Media Day

Two-time NFL Pro Bowler and former Heisman trophy winner Herschel Walker signed autographs and took in a Florida Panthers hockey game Tuesday night. Walker will make his MMA Strikeforce debut against Greg Nagy.

Undefeated MMA heavyweight Bobby Lashley faces Wes Sims Saturday at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT delayed on the Wes Coast).

"Ruthless" Robbie Lawler took part in a media workout on Wednesday at the American Top Team (ATT) gym in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Lawler meets Melvin "Mo Mercy" Manhoef on Saturday night.

  Marloes Coenen showed the media some moves on Wednesday during a workout. The public is invited to Friday's weigh-in at the Chairman's Club at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., starting at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Coenen shares a lighter moment with SHOWTIME announcer and MMA legend Frank Shamrock. Coenen
battles Cris Cyborg for the Strikeforce Women's World Lightweight championship.

Herschel Walker is interviewed by young reporter Joey Brander from a local CBS affiliate. The 6-foot 1-inch, 220 pound Walker holds a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has experience in the combat disciplines of Muay Thai and Kenpo.

Photo credit: Esther Lin / Strikeforce

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