I admire Brock Lesnar, and I also have a tremendous amount of respect for Herschel Walker.
The former Dallas Cowboy has been in the spotlight after winning his second MMA fight this weekend with a first round TKO of Scott Carson on Saturday night. Walker improved to 2-0, but has drawn both praise and criticism for his venture into mixed martial arts.
It also prompts questions like the following: Is he a more legit MMA fighter than Lesnar? Notice, I didn't say better (credit my bosses for throwing stories like these my way). That changes the entire discussion right there. By legit, I mean is he someone who's dedicating himself in the gym with his conditioning and training and seeking to be a successful mixed martial artist. I'm not talking about legit as in saying their talent is at the same level.
I already have my own opinion, but I want to hear yours. Here are five reasons Walker is more legit, and five why he's not: