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15 Athletes Who Are Addicted To Getting Tattoos

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15 Athletes Who Are Addicted To Getting Tattoos

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Athletes seem to have a strange affection for getting tattoos all over their bodies. Some like it more than others, but these 15 guys have gone all out with the ink.

15. Richie Incognito

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15. Richie Incognito

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As if he didn't already seem like a strange guy after the situation with the Dolphins last year, his tattoos will do it. With ink up and down his arms and all the way up toward his neck, he looks pretty ridiculous.

14. Kenyon Martin

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14. Kenyon Martin

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The former stud for the Nuggets has one of the strangest tattoos ever. His trademark lipstick mark tattoo on his neck has to be up there with some of the worst in all of sports.

13. James Johnson

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13. James Johnson

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Johnson was supposed to be a stud in the NBA, but that never panned out. However, what he loses in talent, he makes up for in ink.

12. Dennis Rodman

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12. Dennis Rodman

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Put simply, Dennis Rodman is a very odd guy. That extends to his tattoo choice as well as almost his entire body is covered in them.

11. Mike Tyson

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11. Mike Tyson

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While Tyson doesn't have a ton of tattoos, the ones he has are a little suspect. First of all, he has a tattoo on one side of his face. He also has a tattoo of Mao Tse Tung on his arm, which is a bit questionable.

10. J.R. Smith

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10. J.R. Smith

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One of the biggest ball hogs in pro basketball also likes to hog all of the tattoos in the world from people. Virtually from head to toe, the Knicks guard is covered in ink.

9. Monta Ellis

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9. Monta Ellis

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The Mavericks guard is flashy in most things he does and that's no different when it comes to his tattoos. With no sleeves on his uniform, it's evident just how tatted up he is.

8. David Beckham

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8. David Beckham

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Beckham seems like a very clean cut guy, but his shirtless celebrations on the pitch have revealed he has plenty of tattoos covering his body. He might be the last person you'd expect, but he enjoys getting tattoos.

7. Bryce Harper

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7. Bryce Harper

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The struggling Nats star got huge over the offseason. Perhaps that stretched out or altered his several tattoos he already has.

6. LeBron James

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6. LeBron James

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As the greatest basketball player on the planet, all eyes are usually on LeBron. Those eyes see a plethora of tattoos on James' arms.

5. Josh Hamilton

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5. Josh Hamilton

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His tattoos represent his dark past, but Hamilton still sports his tattoos well. Now if he can start hitting for the Angels, all will be right for him.

4. Aaron Hernandez

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4. Aaron Hernandez

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The former Patriots tight end finds himself in serious legal trouble right now, but he will look the part in prison with all his tattoos. With all of that ink, he may even stand out behind bars.

3. Colin Kaepernick

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3. Colin Kaepernick

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The 49ers quarterback who hopes to lead his team to new heights this season takes pride in his tattoos. Since they are all up and down both of his arms, it's no secret.

2. Chris Andersen

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2. Chris Andersen

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Birdman is a scary dude. Part of it is his gigantic frame and the rest of it is the fact his entire upper body has tattoos including his neck and parts of his head.

1. Allen Iverson

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1. Allen Iverson

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Iverson may be the most influential tattooed athlete of all time. There are several athletes who say Iverson inspired them to get multiple types of tattoos. It makes sense given the fact that The Answer seemed to have tattoos every place imaginable.