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Gus Johnson Could Be Busy: Kimbo Slice One Day, LaDainian Tomlinson the Next

It appears that San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson and EliteXC fighter Kimbo Slice may have more in common than just working out together in this video:

Tomlinson and Kimbo could also both have their competitions called by Gus Johnson during the first weekend in October.

Johnson is a well respected broadcaster, and mixed martial arts fans were thrilled when he signed on to call the CBS EliteXC shows. But there's been some hand-wringing among MMA fans over whether Johnson would be able to call Kimbo's October 4 fight because Johnson also does NFL play-by-play, and it would make for tough scheduling to do an MMA show Saturday night and then a football game Sunday afternoon.

But Johnson might just give it a try. A source at CBS told me today that they're hoping Johnson will be able to do the EliteXC show (which is in Hollywood, Florida), get to the hotel for a few hours of sleep and and then get up to work the Chargers-Dolphins game in Miami at 1 p.m. the next day.

That would be a rough weekend for Johnson, but I hope he does it. His enthusiasm is a treat to hear, in any sport.