Life doesn't run away from nobody. Life runs at people.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Boxing is sort of an inevitability. We know they are going to be pounding each other.
When you're in a relationship, you're always surrounded by a ring of circumstances... joined together by a wedding ring, or in a boxing ring.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
We gon' float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. AH! Rumble, young man rumble! AH!
It's been like that forever. We got spoiled by Joe Louis, by Rocky Marciano. Muhammad ruined us for everybody. He was great outside [the ring]; he was great inside. We got so accustomed to it we thought we deserved it.
The time may have come to say goodbye to Muhammad Ali, because very honestly, I don't think he can beat George Foreman.
This fight is more about what Roy Jones lost than what I took
I don't fight for legacy. I don't fight for none of that, I fight for that check. I'm in the check cashing business.
Everybody in boxing probably makes out well except for the fighter.
Got any excuses tonight Roy?
...if I survived the Marines, I can survive Ali.
If there's magic in boxing, it's the magic of fighting battles beyond endurance, beyond cracked ribs, ruptured kidneys and detached retinas. It's the magic of risking everything for a dream that nobody sees but you.
Unlike any other sport, the objective in boxing is chillingly simple: One man purposefully endeavors to inflict bodily harm on another man.
Boxing is the magic of men in combat, the magic of will, and skill, and pain, and the risking of everything so you can respect yourself for the rest of your life.
I fought Sugar [Ray Robinson] so many times that I'm lucky I didn't get diabetes
I've only ever seen Errol Christie fight once before and that was the best I've ever seen him fight.
The Glory is the issue to me. Money comes and goes, but a legacy stays forever. I hate to lose
I'm like a bottle of milk with gloves.
How can you trust a man who can talk for 5 minutes and you cant understand a sentence of it!
In all my years in boxing I'd never known such heat
Love is a net that catches hearts like a fish
I said a lot of things in the heat of the moment that I shouldn't have said. Called him names I shouldn't have called him. I apologise for that. I'm sorry. It was all meant to promote the fight.
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