Top Five Smack Talkers In Sports History

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By Erin Reilly 

Strength, agility, courage and trash-talking are all characteristics of a well-rounded athlete. Whether it's on the court, out on the field, at a press conference or tweeted online - talking smack has been an integral part of sports history. The list could go on and on, but here are some of the best one-liners from the most notorious trash-talkers in the game. 

5. Ronda rousey, UFC

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"I'm the most dangerous unarmed woman in the world." - Ronda Rousey 

4. Larry bird, NBA  

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"Tomorrow night’s the last game of the trip. I’m going to play this one left-handed, at least through three quarters." - Larry Bird

3. richard sherman, NFL

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"I was making sure everyone knew Crabtree was a mediocre receiver. And when you try the best corner in the game with a mediocre receiver, that's what happens. I appreciate that he knows that now." - Richard Sherman

2. Conor mcgregor, UFC

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"It's hard to be humble when you're the best." - Conor McGregor

1. muhammad ali, Boxing 

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"I'm young. I'm handsome. I'm fast. I can't possibly be beat." - Muhammad Ali 

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