Shaquille O’Neal has accepted Jose Canseco’s challenge to fight in a mixed martial arts bout, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The 47-year old Canseco has been calling out Shaq on Twitter to fight him in the ring.
During a phone interview Tuesday, Shaq told Reuters “I challenged him a long time ago. If he wants it done, he knows where to find me. He can be high off whatever, and I’ll be high off Frosted Flakes.”
On Wednesday Canseco acknowledged Shaq’s comments by tweeting, “I am going to fight shaq.”
Beyond the rapping back and forth between the former All-Stars, there has not been any official confirmed discussions or dates of a possible fight. The 40-year old Shaq is currently an NBA commentator on TNT while Canseco is attempting to make a comeback in the Mexican Baseball League.