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Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Canseco calls out Walker

Jose Canseco
Be careful what you wish for, Jose Canseco. Herschel Walker is no Danny Partridge.

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This from Jose Canseco, to his 324,000 followers: I guess I may have to show Herschel Walker who the real Bad Boy of the sports industry is. If the powers that be are reading, I want in. (Jose threw a few random capitalizations in there -- omitted for clarity.)

Who could possibly advocate civilization's decline in such a fashion? Blame Cesar Gracie's camp, which posted a video inviting Canseco to come train. Although I have yet to meet a freak fight I'd turn off, a Canseco-Walker promotion would run the risk of turning Walker into a punchline -- something he largely avoided in the build-up to his recent fight by coming off as sincere and serious. Granted, Greg Nagy was a bit of a heavy bag. But once you agree to fight the guy who couldn't finish off Danny Bonaduce, you're in another area code of absurdity. Does Shaquille O'Neal get the winner?