Found April 11, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Mark Cuban has one response to Mikhail Prokhorov’s promise to “crush” the Mavs owner in a kickboxing fight: not so fast my friend.
The Nets owner said he would fight Cuban over free agent-to-be Deron Williams, who is likely to express interest in Dallas, but Cuban cautions Prokhorov.
“He obviously didn’t see me be the first in WWE history to put Sheamus on the mat,” Cuban told Tim McMahon. “He knows not what he gets himself into.”
Cuban was referencing the guest host appearance he made on “Monday Night Raw” in 2009 when he was thrown out of the ring by Sheamus.
Cuban can talk a good game, and I’m sure he would go dark side in a fight, but I’ll still take my chances with the Russian.
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ESPN.com has an article about Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban responding to a challenge from New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Prokhorov recently joked that he would inflict pain on Cuban if he were to sign Nets guard Deron Williams, who will soon be a free agent. Cuban responded to the challenge, citing his previous WWE experience as guest host of RAW in 2009.
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In his first public comments since Odom and the team parted ways, the Mavericks owner said Tuesday night that it was time to move on.
Cuban acknowledged the end came after Odom's four uninspired minutes Saturday night at Memphis. At halftime, Cuban asked Odom like he had several times previously...
According to ESPN, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov are currently battling over future NBA free agent Deron Williams. The battle has picked up, as Prokhorov joked this week, “If he wins, I will crush him in a kickboxing throwdown.” Cuban, not to be outdone, replied, “He obviously didn’t see me be the first in WWE history to put...
New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has met with Deron Williams to discuss his future with the NBA team, but the Russian tycoon refused to say whether the All-Star guard gave any indication whether he would opt out of his contract after this season.
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This has not been the season Prokhorov likely wanted when he...
Lamar Odom had an exchange with Mark Cuban during halftime of Saturday's game against Memphis.