In an interview which one can read on www.fightline.com, Bobby Lashley spoke about his passion of professional wrestling and mixed martial art (MMA). In the interview, Lashley noted that he signed to Strikeforce and that he was given a debut match on the 30th of January after his long hard training.
"Professional wrestlers are the biggest MMA fans out there," said Lashley. "When they saw that I signed [with Strikeforce], a lot of them were like, ‘Man, we’re going to lose Bobby [Lashley].’ That’s the first thing they thought, because they know my dedication to fighting."
Lashley is trying to keep fighting MMA and professional wrestling but he realizes that schedule clashes may occur and the hard effort this produces.
"At the time when I was taking that break and I was just wrestling, everyone thought that I’d be able to do both [wrestling and MMA]," he said. "We don’t know if that’s going to happen. Immediately when the press release came out that I was with Strikeforce, I got a call from all the wrestlers, they wished me good luck. And anything they can do to help out, they’re there for it."
It is improbable that Lashley quits MMA considering that he has just been given a debut match and that he himself admits that: "To be quite honest with you, the best fighter in the world right now is at heavyweight and he is with Strikeforce. So why not come here, if you want to consider yourself the best fighter in the world."