Former Eagles and NFL running back Herschel Walker, 47, who...

Former Eagles and NFL running back Herschel Walker, 47, who is in training for his mixed martial arts debut, speaks to the media regarding his entrance to MMA from inside Gallagher's Steak House in New York, Wednesday, January 13, 2010. His first fight is January 30 in Miami. (Alfred Giancarli/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT) Credit: MCT/Alfred Giancarli

Former NFL star Herschel Walker is hoping to schedule another mixed martial arts fight even though he has not scheduled an opponent.

Walker was present for the Strikeforce card at Bridgestone Arena that featured three world championship bouts.

Walker stopped Hungarian fighter Greg Nagy in the third round in January to win his MMA debut.

“My last fight I never showed any standup. Greg wanted to go to the ground, and I still thank Greg for giving me an opportunity to fight,” Walker said.

Walker was the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner while at Georgia and played professionally for Dallas, Philadelphia, Minnesota, the New York Giants and the USFL’s New Jersey Generals.

He says that most MMA heavyweights don’t have much to gain by fighting him.

“Most of these guys in this sport have nothing to gain by fighting me. Greg did step up and give me an opportunity,” Walker said. “My next opponent, we don’t know who that is. Whoever gives me an opportunity to fight then, I’m going to thank them as well.”

Walker wasn’t the only Heisman Trophy winner in attendance at Saturday’s Strikeforce event. Eddie George, the former Tennessee Titans star who won the Heisman in 1995 with Ohio State, was a spectator as well.

Walker, a 1992 U.S. Olympian in the two-man bobsled, turned his attention to MMA about 2 1/2 months ago when he moved to San Jose, Calif., to train at the American Kickboxing Academy. He prepared for his debut by practicing against UFC top contenders Jon Fitch and Cain Velasquez.

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