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Herschel Walker to try MMA

Updated: December 29, 2009, 3:00 PM ET
By Greg Savage

Former college football great Herschel Walker will make his mixed martial arts debut Jan. 30 at the age of 47. Yes, 47. After a success college career at Georgia and a somewhat success career in the NFL, Walker has been branching out to other sports. Remember when he was an Olympic bobsledder? Now, it's MMA.

Walker, a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, sat down with Sherdog.com in San Jose, Calif., to talk about his reasons for fighting.



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