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Herschel Walker thinks Dave Batista is 'going to be a beast' in MMA


"I think that's great for Strikeforce to sign a guy like that. But I know Dave and one thing that's great about him (is) he's doing what I did. He went into a camp, people are talking about him fighting but they're not talking about (how) he went into a camp. He's over at the Gracie's camp. He's over there with Diaz, which I think Nick and Nate Diaz are absolutely incredible fighters. I love the way they fight. And what's strange about it, this guy is over there training, he's not over here talking about, "I want to be an MMA fighter," but he's not out there training. He's out there training. So he's going to be a beast. He was a beast as a professional wrestler, so he's going to be a beast here. The guy is going to be pushing what, 265 pounds? He's strong as an ox, so yeah, he's going to be a beast."

Strikeforce heavyweight Herschel Walker talks to Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan about the potential signing of Dave Batista. He gives a glowing endorsement of the former professional wrestler and clearly thinks it would only mean good things for the world's unquestioned number two promotion. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker has reportedly been in talks with the WWE superstar about a fight next year, possibly against fellow former wrestler Bobby Lashley. Do you think Walker is right in saying Batista would be a "beast?" Or is he more attraction than athlete? Have at it, Maniacs.

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