What's your favorite quote by a fighter

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  1. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Wasn't it something like (paraphrase) "After getting Cosell out of boxing, my next feat will be to cure cancer."? Or something like that.
     
  2. Rubber Glove Sandwich

    Rubber Glove Sandwich Member Full Member

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    "****" - James Nathaniel Toney on April 26th 2003.
     
  3. Mark Dunham

    Mark Dunham Active Member Full Member

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    I loved Ali

    He was one of a kind.

    I could remember when he saw Lionel Ritchie performing in Vegas and went up to him for a request "could you play my favorite song, Once, twice, three times a champion"
     
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  4. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I dont remember but it works for me lol
     
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  5. KidGalahad

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    one of my favourite quotes is not from a boxer, but a response from a boxer´s wife - does that count?

    chuck weppner to his wife before the ali fight:
    "tonight you´ re going to sleep with the heavyweight champion of the world!".

    his wife to chuck after the fight:
    "will he come to my room or do i go to his?".
     
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  6. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    "If he dies, he dies"
     
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  7. KidGalahad

    KidGalahad Member Full Member

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    the bizarre effect was only completed by the priceless reaction and stutter from the interviewer, who looked too afraid (and puzzled) to dare to doubt the force-of-nature tyson:
    "your back is what ... ?" - "MY BACK IS BROKEN! - SPINAL !!!" - " ... ah ... " (thinking: if you say so, well ... then ... )

    [paraphrasing]
     
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  8. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    David Haye calling a room full of scousers "these ****ing ******s" was brilliant.
     
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  9. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    “To all you young fighters out there ...if you’re facing an opponent with phenomenal speed ...just use your jab “ - Vernon Forrest
     
  10. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    “ Do you smile when you go to work in the morning ? “ - Sonny Liston ( on why he always looked so mean )
     
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  11. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Julio Cesar Chavez : “ Do you still think I only fight cab drivers from Tijuana ?” ..... Greg Haugen : “ They must have been some pretty tough cab drivers “. Even Chavez laughed out loud
     
  12. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Bernard Hopkins says he doesn’t wanna lose to a white guy ....I don’t wanna lose to a white guy either .....or a black guy....or a red guy ...or a blue guy “- Joe Calzaghe
     
  13. djanders

    djanders Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Five-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis held a “Turkey Giveaway” on Tuesday, as the WBA Lightweight Champion, along with Mayweather Promotions, handed out 150 turkeys, plus gift cards and more to Las Vegas residents.

    GERVONTA DAVIS Quote:
    “I really didn't have a family that was together to celebrate Thanksgiving when I was young, but now I have my two little daughters, so I'm definitely looking forward to the holidays.


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    HAPPY THANKSGIVING, ALL, my family to you and yours! -djanders.
     
  14. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    Tito Trinidad after Vargas was carried to the dressing room? That was a great moment in time.
     
  15. djanders

    djanders Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ivan Drago, in Rocky IV.
     
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