Fight Club: Top 10 NBA Stars That Could Be in the UFC

September 1st, 2010 by Benny Vargas Leave a reply »
Sports fans have a natural curiosity when it comes to wondering how this or that player would fare in a different sport due to their athletic prowess.

You wonder how LeBron James would have done as a football player or Peyton Manning as a MLB pitcher. You try to apply Brandon Marshall's physical attributes and talents to an NBA court.

While watching this weekends "UFC 118" one could have seen how a boxer fared versus an "Octagon" veteran such as Randy Couture.

Then while surfing the Internet you may have stumbled upon a gem such as Howard Cosell's interview with Muhammad Ali and Wilt Chamberlain. It may have seemed like a stunt but in reality both "megastars" were negotiating a potential fight in New York City.

One may argue that Ali would have killed Wilt but then again you never know.

Wilt had a big reach and size advantage over Ali. He was also a great athlete at that time of his life. He would have had the stamina. Ali would have struggled or had to reach in order to land anything other than body punches.

Not to mention at the core of many people there is a natural instinct to fight. Wilt was the one ...

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