What's your favorite quote by a fighter

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  1. quintonjacksonfan

    quintonjacksonfan Active Member Full Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    I always like this one when Hagler was talking about Hearns

    "He was going to make two million dollars and then he turned down two million dollars,"He started complaining about his little baby pinkie. Do you know how many people would give a million dollars for that little baby pinkie? They'd cut that thing off."
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  2. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 22, 2004
    "I was knocked out by a Mexican bantamweight once. A friend of mine was swinging him around by his ankles and clipped me in the head with him."

    -Tex Cobb
  3. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016
    A reporter asked Earnie Shavers ,"what's your plan for the Norton fight?",, Earnie said,,,' I'm going to hit Ken Norton in the head"
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  4. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007
    "You'll excuse me gentlemen if I make this a short fight. I have a train to catch!" - Sam Langford.
  5. Tonto62

    Tonto62 Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Mar 26, 2011
    When asked about his opponents bragging Joe Louis said,"every dog got a right to wag his own tail."
  6. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 2, 2006
    "In tennis if you screw up it's 15 love. In boxing, you screw up, it's yer ass!!" - Randy 'Tex' Cobb
  7. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Tex Cobb... came back to his corner in the Earnie Shavers fight,George his trainer said ' Don't worry Tex he aint hitting & hurting ya' Tex said ' you better watch that goddamn ref then cause somebody is' Great guy Tex
  8. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    ‘He was teteriorating’
    Lennox Lewis after defeating Vitali Klitschko
  9. Eddie Ezzard

    Eddie Ezzard Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 19, 2016
    Max Baer, when he was having what proved to be a fatal heart attack, called reception at the hotel where he was staying.

    The receptionist asked "Do you want to see the house doctor."

    "No. I want to see the people doctor." Max replied. He was dead within the hour.
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  10. surfinghb

    surfinghb Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 26, 2017
    "Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book."

    Joe Frazier
  11. Journeyman92

    Journeyman92 Resident Gadfly Full Member

    Sep 22, 2021
    I imagined a cliche audio track playing after reading that.
  12. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 15, 2018
    Everyone’s got a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Tyson.
    Surprised that didn’t get any love. Goes So deeply beyond boxing lol
    "I broke my back, my back is broken. Spinal!"- also Tyson
  13. Pugguy

    Pugguy Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 22, 2021
    “Yumpin’ Yimminy!”

    My MAN, Ingemar’s first utterings upon being revived from Floyd’s “fluke” left hook KO.

    Well, at least that’s what I reckon the thinking man’s GOAT might’ve said.

    Then there was this gem (for real, with a bit of free licence on phonetics)

    “Enema…. enema……enema, I love youse ALL!”

    Credit to: The apparently “blocked up” Marrickville Mauler, Jeff Fenech.
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  14. Flash24

    Flash24 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    Tyson on Tyrell Biggs
    " Every time I hit him to the body he was sounding like a woman oh oh". Or something to that effect.
  15. Barrf

    Barrf Active Member Full Member

    Sep 19, 2021
    "The judges, referees and promoters can kiss me where the sun don’t shine - and because we’re on HBO, that’s my big black behind"....

    you're far closer to Ali in fighting ability than rhyming ability, Larry.