Ex-NFL Star Shawne Merriman I am Down to Fight Greg Hardy … After Bare Knuckle Fight
9/16/2018 12:45 AM PDT
Yeah, this might really occur.
Shawne — the previous NFL famous person — is about to compete in his first naked knuckle boxing match … and if he wins, “Lights Out” says he’d LOVE to get within the ring in opposition to Hardy.
In fact, Hardy has been crushing all people since transitioning from the NFL to MMA — and has already earned a improvement contract with the UFC.
Now, Merriman is following Hardy’s lead … sorta.
The ex-Chargers Professional Bowl linebacker signed a cope with the World Bare Knuckle Preventing Federation to brawl on Nov. 9 in opposition to Mike Bourke — a dude who as soon as knocked out Ken Shamrock.
If Merriman wins, he tells TMZ Sports activities … a superfight with Hardy can be superior.
“I am going to undoubtedly be open to see what Greg Hardy acquired to provide.”
By the best way, this is not some enjoyable experiment for Merriman — he is been severely coaching for years and believes, since he is solely 34, he can have an actual future in fight sports activities.
All of it begins with Mike Bourke — and Shawne says he is already placing collectively his struggle plan.