Walker, Stockton's Diaz win at Strikeforce in San Jose

Walker, Stockton's Diaz win at Strikeforce in San Jose
January 30, 2011, 6:51 am
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Jan. 29, 2011
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SAN JOSE (AP) Herschel Walkereasily beat Scott Carson with a first-round technical knockout to winhis 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 theround with a kick to Walker's head, but the 1982 Heisman Trophy winnerand professional football star took over and easily dispatched hisopponent.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.