Cage rage: Shaq lists the NBA stars he'd like to face in an MMA fight

Who’d be mad enough to get into the octagon with him?

AT SEVEN FOOT one and 325 pounds, basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal is a pretty sizable guy.

Earlier this summer, Shaq announced that he was hanging up his sneakers at the age of 39, but it seems that the big man isn’t quite finished making headlines yet.

Not content with merely being a four-time NBA champ and winning 15 All-Stars, Shaq has always fancied himself as a bit of a budding MMA talent. He even laid down a very public challenge to Korean kickboxer Choi Hong-man a few years ago.

That fight hasn’t happened yet, but Shaq’s not too bothered. In the meantime, he’s got a pretty good idea of which basketball players he’d most like to take a shot at inside the octagon, as he told HDNet’s Inside MMA.

Check out the clip here.

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