My arms are too short to box with God.
Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.
Love is like a boxing match; at the start everyone’s looking and feeling good; halfway through, there are swollen faces and bruises; at the end, both sides require stitches.
I didn't even know about amateur boxing, period.
As a kid, I loved contact sports, especially American football and boxing.
I was born asthmatic so came into boxing with deficiencies.
I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.
A good boxing competition gives one the sight of fine men in their prime, trained to the ounce, showing the highest skill, pluck and endurance in carrying out their attack and defence under strict rules of fair play and good temper.
I was a bad kid. I was a bad and good kid in and out of the boxing gym.
Barney was interested in bringing professional boxing back to Northern Ireland in a big way.
Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
People don't realize what they had till it's gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my man Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.
They had to debate whether Joe Frazier should be in the Boxing Hall of Fame or not. I'm making sure that it would be a felony to sit down and debate whether or not Bernard Hopkins deserves to be in the hall of fame.
That was my biggest dream, to one day become champion in MMA and boxing. That is my biggest dream.
Boxing is what pays my bills.
I've been on the opposite side of decisions before when the crowd would be booing and saying that I lost. I've lived with it. Judging in boxing has been same since the beginning, and it isn't gonna change.
Anthropologists believe women were among the skilled boxers of the ancient, sport-loving Minoan culture that flourished on Crete until 1100 B.C. The boxing booths at English fairs featured women in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
I watched Ali, studied Ali, and I studied Sugar Ray Robinson. I watched them display showmanship. I watched them use pizzazz, personality, and charisma. I took things from them and borrowed things from them because boxing is entertainment.