I want to be remembered as a great athlete. As a boxing champion.
What is the world but a boxing ring where fools and devils put up their fists?
Boxing is the gift I have been given for whatever reason and I'd love to honour God in everything I do.
I'm a huge boxing fan. I love the strategy and the combat.
Clay is so young and has been misled by the wrong people. . . He might as well have joined the Ku Klux Klan.
How can you trust a man who can talk for 5 minutes and you cant understand a sentence of it!
I feel like I have everything else as far as being creative and athletic. But it's the little things that's going to push me over, like ball-handling, passing, boxing out when I'm setting screens. Little things like that that you would overlook that can make me a complete player.
There is just one rule about boxing: never bet on the white guy.
In all the history of the boxing game, you'll find no human interest story to compare with the life narrative of James J. Braddock.
Sometimes you need to be awkward to beat awkwardness
He has everything a boxer needs except speed, stamina, a punch, and ability to take punishment. In other words, he owns a pair of shorts.
Boxing is a place where, if you haven't done the training, that's going to be exposed very quickly.
When you saw me in the boxing ring fighting, it wasn't just so I could beat my opponent. My fighting had a purpose. I had to be successful in order to get people to listen to the things I had to say.
Out of all the fighters that I have developed, clothed, financed, Gerrie Coetzee is the only one who had the decency to say 'thanks'.
When I got cast in 'Rocky IV,' I had never seen a film camera before. And here I was in this boxing movie.
That man was beautiful. Timing, speed, reflexes, rhythm, his body, everything was beautiful. And to me, still, I would say pound for pound. . . I'd say I'm the greatest heavyweight of all time, but pound for pound, I still say Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest of all time.
Got any excuses tonight Roy?
Unknown Make new friends but keep the old ones; one is silver and the other's gold.
Boxing is a mental sport. Think of a prizefight as a chess game of mind and body, and you are a little closer to it than if you compare it to a bloody brawl in an alley.
I land a higher percentage of punches than any boxer in boxing.
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