Walker easily wins MMA bout in San Jose
SAN JOSE – Herschel Walker easily beat Scott Carson with a first-round technical knockout to win his mixed martial arts bout in a Strikeforce event Saturday night.
The 48-year-old Walker improved to 2-0 in his MMA career.
Carson connected early in the round with a kick to Walker’s head, but the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner and professional football star took over and easily dispatched his opponent.
The fight was stopped at 3:13 of the round after Walker dropped carson with a punch.
In the main event, welterweight champion Nick Diaz defeated Evangelista Santos by second-round submission.