Verbal intimidation has always been the backbone of physical competition. Throughout history, the sports world has been flooded with colorful characters who possess a flair for the dramatic.
Some boast, others berate. But all are fearless in their pursuit of vocal greatness.
Forget those who ran their mouths in a losing effort or before a disastrous defeat, we're focusing on those who backed up their talk. These dudes made good on their promises.
Enjoy the 50 best trash talk lines in sports history.
Beware of flying saliva.