A rare video of Maria Sharapova appears online embarrassing the boxing legend

When someone thinks of an athlete, they think of the stereotypical athletic body, tall, strong, and agile. However, every athlete fits into this narrow frame. For example, the former world no. One tennis player, Maria Sharapova, is exceptionally tall. However, many of the all-time greats in their respective sports are built short.

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Stuttgart, Germany – APRIL 28: Russia’s Maria Sharapova celebrates her match point victory against Annette Kontaveit of Estonia during the Porsche Tennis Prix at Porsche Arena on April 28, 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Adam Peretti/Bongarts/Getty Images)

For example, Fifth Division champion Floyd Mayweather is short as well as seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi.

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Maria Sharapova made Floyd Mayweather feel a little joy

The former tennis player is from Russia where the average height of women is from 5 feet to 5.1 inches. Given this, Maria Sharapova’s height is 6 feet 2 inches, which is much taller than most of the women in her country. On the other hand, Mayweather falls short in the literal sense of the word.

In comparison, Floyd Mayweather’s height is 5 feet 8 inches, which is much shorter than Sharapova. This big difference was evident when the duo walked on stage together to announce an award for the “The Money Team” event. Mayweather and Maria Sharapova walked together and the height gap immediately appeared and the crowd was hysterical.

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Sharapova jokingly looked around to see where the boxing legend stands. Furthermore, when Mayweather was speaking, the tennis star leaned on him with her arms on his shoulders. Mayweather went with the joke and took it sporty.

Professional Awards for Mayweather and Sharapova

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Both athletes have dominated their sports and created a legacy under their names. The boxer won 50-0 everything that can be won in boxing. Holds the record for most world titles held simultaneously (5, WBC, WBA, WBO Welterweight Titles and WBA, WBC Super Welterweight Titles).

On the other hand, Sharapova won the women’s singles at Wimbledon in 2004. After this win, in 2005 Sharapova ranked first. 1 in the world. She reigned as top tennis player for 21 weeks. In addition, Sharapova is the only Russian to win a Grand Slam title, winning all four Grand Slam titles in her career.

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