Famous Boxing Quotes
by Scotty L of Predictem.com
Not all the info here at Predictem is about gambling! We do like to stop to smell the roses from time to time reminisce all the great memories that the sport has given us. What better way to do so than to reminisce some famous boxing quotes?
Listed below, you’ll find a collection of some of the funniest, most inspirational, and great sayings ever to have been spoken by fighters, trainers and announcers regarding the sport of boxing. Enjoy!
Marlon Starling: I was never downin the post-fight interview as announcer Larry Merchant showed Starling a clip of him being knocked unconscious.
Bruce Strauss: Hey, youre taking away my whole game plan.During the staredown in response to the referees pre-fight warnings to not hit low, use rabbit punches, or punch after the bell.
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Bob Fitzsimmons: The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
Joe Louis: They can run, but they cant hide.
Yeah, Im scared. Im scared I might kill Schmeling.
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay): Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
I am the greatest!
I said I was the greatest before I even knew I was.
Its not bragging if you can back it up.
Liston is a bear. Hes too ugly to be champ. The champ should be pretty like me.
Its gonna be a killa and a thrilla when I get the gorilla in Manila!
Boxing is a lot of white guys watching black guys beat each other up.
Teddy Atlas (Michael Moorers trainer holding up a cell phone between rounds): Michael, its your son. He wants to know why his dad doesnt want to be champ anymore.
George Foreman: Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.
I hit Ali with everything and he said is that all you got and I said yeah, thats pretty much it.
Im gonna prove the age of 40 is not a death sentence.
Whitey Bimstein: Show me an undefeated fighter and Ill show a guy whos never fought anybody.
Larry Holmes: Rocky Marciano couldnt carry my jockstrap.
Angelo Dundee: Youre blowin it, son!Exhorting hopelessly behind Sugar Ray Leonard to victory against Thomas Hearns.
Johnny LoBianco: You cant even walk and youre talkin about fightin?Referees response to Mike Tyson victim Reggie Gross protesting a TKO stoppage.
Jack Handee: Boxing is like a ballet, except theres no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.
Joe Frazier: Boxing is the only sport where you can get your brain shook, your money took, and your name in the undertakers book.
Jack Dempsey: Honey, I forgot to duck,Dempsey to his wife after losing the heavyweight title.
Jake LaMotta: My toughest three opponents were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Sugar Ray Robinson. I fought Sugar Ray so much, Im surprised Im not diabetic.
Mike Tyson: How dare these mortals challenge me with their primitive skills.
He called me a rapist and a recluse. Im not a recluse.
He was screaming like my wife.
I try to catch them right on the tip of the nose, because I try to push the bone into the brain.
Darlene Stander: You dont enter the Indianapolis 500 with a Volkswagen unless you know a short cut.After her husband Ron was stopped in the fourth round by Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier.
Tex Cobb: If you screw things up in tennis, its 15-love. If you screw up in boxing, its your ass.