Boxing Quotes and Sayings

Whether it’s boxing, basketball, or badminton, one must be ready to succeed before entering the arena…long before the lights come up.
Muhammad Ali

I’m not in this sport to say a guy can beat me.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

There’s ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

I think my grandmother saw my potential first. When I was young, I told her, “I think I should get a job.” She said, “No, just keep boxing.”
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.
– George Foreman

Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
Muhammad Ali

If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.
Muhammad Ali

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.
Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
Muhammad Ali

But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward.

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Muhammad Ali

To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.
– Cus D’Amato

Once that bell rings you’re on your own. It’s just you and the other guy.
– Joe Louis

Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that’s in rhythm or you’re in trouble.
– Sugar Ray Robinson

Boxing is just show business with blood.
– Bruno Frank

Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Muhammad Ali

Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
– Frank Bruno

I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.
Muhammad Ali

It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Muhammad Ali

I knew I had him in the first round. Almighty God was with me. I want everyone to bear witness, I am the greatest! I’m the greatest thing that ever lived. I don’t have a mark on my face, and I upset Sonny Liston, and I just turned twenty- two years old. I must be the greatest. I showed the world. I talk to God everyday. I know the real God. I shook up the world, I’m the king of the world. You must listen to me. I am the greatest! I can’t be beat!
Muhammad Ali

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