Chad Ochocinco Challenges Shawne Merriman to a Fight.

Sam SnyderCorrespondent IJune 26, 2009

SAN DIEGO - MAY 03: Linebacker Shawne Merriman #56 of the San Diego Chargers watches practice during minicamp at the team's training facility on May 3, 2009 in San Diego, California. Merriman did not participate in any of the drills. (Photo by Kevin Terrell/Getty Images)

Folks, I couldn't make this crap up if I tried. Just when we thought Chad Ochocinco, the attention grabbing WR from Cincinnati was going on the track to maturity, this happens.

According to FOXSports, MSNBC, and CNN Sports. On Twitter (the newest fad), Ochocinco was positive that he and the Bengals would defeat the San Diego Chargers in Week 15, specifically Merriman and the defense. Merriman, of course, decided to voice his opinion.

"Are you serious!?", was his reply.

This prompted Ochocinco to challenge Merriman to a boxing match. Ochocinco has been sparring all offseason, and is feeling confident enough to beat the Chargers, and beat Merriman in a fight.

Beating Shawne Merriman in a fight is no easy task. Merriman stands 6'4" 272 pounds, compared to Ochocinco's 6'1" 190 pounds. Although, size doesn't always matter.

Personally though, I think Merriman would snap Ochocinco like a twig.