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Scott Carson hits back at the critics, promises to deliver when he steps into the cage with Herschel Walker

November 9, 2010 All MMA News, Uncategorized  Comments 

Heavyweight gun for hire, Scott Carson has today hit back at those critics who have already written off his chances of defeating former NFL star, Herschel Walker inside the Strikeforce cage on December 4th, explaining he has an opportunity to make a name for himself and that’s exactly what he’s planning on doing.

Speaking via a press release handed to MMABay.co.uk earlier today, Carson said:

“I’ll tell you one thing. I’m a lot better fighter than the one I’ve been reading about on the Internet. This is a huge deal for me, a tremendous opportunity, but you’d think I was nothing going off what has been written by some of these keyboard warriors, who I doubt have ever stepped in a cage.  It’s a lot easier to sit in front of a computer and talk (stuff) than it is to actually fight… I am trying to take it all in stride, but I have no idea why some people are talking so negatively without ever having seen me. They don’t know me. I’m pretty well-rounded with good stand-up and wrestling.”

“They say I’m old at 40 but I don’t feel 40 and I certainly don’t look 40. I think I look 30 and I’m in great shape. I’m ripped, just like Herschel. I’m going to be more ready for Dec. 4 than I have for any other fight. I plan to shut up all the critics, each and every one of them. Let them write something factual after they’ve seen me on Dec. 4. I’m really excited about fighting a great athlete like Herschel. I’m training every day. But the fact that some people aren’t giving me a chance is only giving me extra motivation. This is going to be a great fight.”

“I was out a long time because of my back and I did rehab for a while. But I couldn’t do anything until I was 100 percent. Once I got healthy again, I got better the more I trained. I’ve helped a lot of guys get ready for fights while waiting for my chance. I had a few fights lined up before my last fight, but they all fell out for one reason or another. It got to the point for the longest time that all I did was train. Then, the next thing we know, I’m fighting. I felt good going into that fight but just got caught. It can happen to anybody.”

The 40-year old Carson competed in four MMA fights between 1999 and 2001, winning them all in impressive fashion. He then took a nine year break from the sport before returning earlier this year and was promptly knocked out in the first round by Lorenz Larkin. His four wins came over fighters with a combined record of 1-8 at the time, hardly something to write home about.

By Michael Pepper. (Follow me on Twitter)

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Photo by Esther Lin – STRIKEFORCE

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