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27th May 2015

Shaquille O’Neal puts his giant foot in his giant mouth with Ronda Rousey comment


Darragh Murphy

Shaquille O’Neal is a conveyor belt of entertainment value and he doesn’t even know it.

If the Lakers legend isn’t falling over on live television, he’s about to fall over on live television but his latest gaffe was a verbal one.

Shaq was talking about the dominance of UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and knew full well that, even at 7 ft 1 in and 300 lbs+, that he could last less than a minute against the 135lb Rowdy.

Speaking on Inside the NBA, this back-and-forth with Charles Barkley took place.

Shaq: “Put the camera here. I could last 45 seconds with Ronda Rousey. Set it up. Set it up.”
Charles: “You know what? There was a joke there, but I’m gonna let it go.”
Shaq: “What you mean? That’s not a joke. I can last 45 sec… OH.”

We don’t think that Shaq could last 45 seconds with Rousey. We’ll leave it up to your filthy minds to work out which way we mean.