Joe Rogan made about 7 feet taller than giant Shaquille O’Neal fighting in the UFC: “He should drop about 75 pounds. They said he weighed 330, is that what he weighed?

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Shaquille O’Neal had a successful NBA career and won four NBA championships. After his retirement, he found success in his businesses and investments. However, not many people know that he once wished to be involved in the UFC in some capacity. American podcaster Joe Rogan recently said that Shaq will not be able to fight in the UFC and will have to lose a lot of weight.

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Shaquille O’Neal retired in 2011 after a one-year stint with the Boston Celtics. Shaq was very popular during his playing years. His popularity earned him several endorsement deals. After retiring in 2011, Shaq attempted to contact UFC President Dana White to show interest in getting involved with the UFC.

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“Shaq loves (mixed martial arts). Shaq has been training for a long time,” said White.

White also confirmed that Shaq wants to be involved with the UFC in some capacity. However, Shaq did not have the opportunity to fight in the UFC. But he’s been in WWE in the past. UFC commentator Joe Rogan recently revealed that Shaq will have to lose a lot of weight to fight in the UFC.

Joe Rogan reveals Shaquille O’Neal needs to lose 75lbs to make it to UFC

Joe Rogan, who recently made headlines, once said on his podcast that Shaq could never fight in the UFC.

“A guy like that could never fight in the UFC. Because he probably can’t do 265,” said Joe Rogan.

“He should lose about 75 pounds. They said he weighed 330, is that what he weighed?

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Shaq wanted to be part of the UFC in some capacity. In fact, while playing for the Lakers, he expressed his desire to fight Hong Man Choi after his retirement. However, this is not possible, since Hong is not active now.

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But Shaq is a huge MMA and UFC fan. He watched several fights and recently admitted that UFC athletes are the greatest athletes in the world.

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