Yahoo: Jose Canseco training photo: He could inflict serious hurt on MMA

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  1. Clark Kent

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    02-12-2010 09:15 AM:[​IMG]

    This is really going to happen? Who else is shocked that a real mixed martial arts gym would offer to work with Jose Canseco? I guess any publicity is good publicity for Cesar Gracie. No, screw that. This can't possibly be a good thing, can it? The bigger issues comes when a legitimate promotion throws the sport's integrity out the window to make some short term proift. Strikeforce will take a massive P.R. hit if it chooses to bring in the clown prince of sportsmen, right?

    Canseco, 45, might deliver a nice television rating but at what cost? This will only further the awful stereotypes about the sport. That said, there's so sense in remaining in a state of denial. You have to believe there's something to Canseco's tweet about meeting with officials from the promotion.

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    Check out the look on the faces of the Diaz brothers, Nate (on Canseco's left) and Nick (on the right).

    Gracie has indicated that he can turn Canseco into a real fighter in three months. That takes hard work. When has Canseco ever indicated that he would go the distance and not take a shortcut? In MMA, there are no shortcuts. All the performance enhancing drugs in the world can't help your fight technique and stamina.

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