Boxing Related Quotes



Boxing is made for film - there is corruption, violence, tragedy and the chance that the underdog can catch the champion with one lucky punch.

Asif Kapadia


15 or 20 years ago it would not have been possible for me to come out. Back then, people still had such narrow views, but today many of them are more liberal. Being gay is no longer a taboo in many parts of society. That has affected sports, even boxing.

Orlando Cruz


I knew real show business from my father, who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.

James Earl Jones


It's the hurt business, it's boxing. We're there to get it in.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.


Boxing is a science. You don't just walk into a gym and start punching. Fighters are born with differences in physical ability, but you also see a big difference in their skills. That's the trainers influence at work.

Eddie Futch


Mike's (Tyson) punch is like an atomic bomb in that it is relative to nature. Both have no value unless you have a means of conveying it to the target. He is boxing-smart.

Cus D'amato


Rocky Marciano stood out in boxing like a rose in a garbage dump.

Rocky Marciano


But I did a lot of boxing and I was captain of an Australian surf club.

Rod Taylor


People say that I'm a boxer. I actually started with kick boxing, and then I moved onto boxing, and then I moved onto grappling.

Conor Mcgregor


A sight game is that I am hurt, but I aim to make you believe I am not even hurt, and with this confidence appearing on my face, I don't panic, otherwise your opponent will know that you are hurt. That's the whole art game in boxing.

Evander Holyfield