The world of sports has played host to weird and unusual names throughout history. Although some sports seem to have a higher quantity, no one sport is exempt. And now it looks like the Strange Name Hall of Fame is about to get a new member, namely Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest.
The usually controversial and outspoken Artest has been quiet since becoming a Laker, but the departure of coach Phil Jackson seems to have set Ron Ron free again as he announced his plans to change his name to Metta World Peace. The abnormal name is quite ironic considering this is the same man who once assaulted a fan in the stands during a game.
Nonetheless, his new moniker sparked my curiosity, and I went searching for some of the most ridiculous names in the history of sports. And without further ado, here they are: