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Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.

Tags: Black, Men  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.

Tags: Astronaut, Pilots  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

I don't like any sport except boxing and bull fighting.

Tags: Except, Fighting  ✍ Author: David Bailey

When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.

Tags: Missing, She  ✍ Author: John Barrymore

I'm probably better known for boxing with Hemingway than for anything I've written.

Tags: Known, Written  ✍ Author: Morley Callaghan

People say it's a movie about boxing, but... I don't agree at all. I don't think it's a movie about boxing. Boxing is like a platform. It's just a stage where this is played out.

Tags: Movie, Stage  ✍ Author: Morgan Freeman

The opportunity and the concept of merging music culture with actual boxing is exciting. It's bringing a younger demographic to the sport.

Tags: Culture, Music  ✍ Author: Curtis James Jackson

Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.

Tags: Bleed, Until  ✍ Author: Roger Kahn

I do shadow boxing and use a heavy bag, but I don't spar with anyone.

Tags: Anyone, Shadow  ✍ Author: Liam Neeson

With kangaroos, you say 'Sit!' and they start boxing with you. They're nuts!

Tags: Sit, Start  ✍ Author: Jerry O\'Connell

The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.

Tags: Makes, Possible  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.

Tags: Lost, Religion  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

In boxing you never know who you're going to face in ring.

Tags: Face, Ring  ✍ Author: Manny Pacquiao

Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people.

Tags: Enemy, Job  ✍ Author: Manny Pacquiao

Boxing is not about your feelings. It's about performance.

Tags: Feelings  ✍ Author: Manny Pacquiao

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

Tags: Computers, Once  ✍ Author: Emo Philips

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

Tags: Captain, Club  ✍ Author: Rod Taylor

The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.

Tags: Cash, Sports  ✍ Author: Gore Verbinski

I took up boxing to get in shape for filming because it's grueling - all the running, the heat, the yelling, the crying that we do.

Tags: Crying, Took  ✍ Author: Steven Yeun

I had many boxing matches with my brother in the backyard when we were younger, and I guess while other people abhor boxing for its brutality, I also have to admire anyone who climbs into the ring to face up to what could be the ultimate defeat.

Tags: Brother, While  ✍ Author: Markus Zusak

I think it's really important to mix cardio with toning, so I love boxing and then add in Pilates or ballet to keep me long and lean and avoid bulking up.

Tags: Keep, Love  ✍ Author: Lily Aldridge

A lot of writers, probably because they're sensitive, which makes them want to be writers, have fears about their masculinity, so they overcompensate by having an interest in boxing and tough-guy things.

Tags: Makes, Sensitive  ✍ Author: Jonathan Ames

Aside from a handful of guys boxing is missing the good trainers, that's why our sport is so in the air now because we don't have people who have the capability to not only train fighters but also train and create decent respectable citizens of the world.

Tags: Good, Why  ✍ Author: Alexis Arguello

Boxing gave me the opportunities to grow into the person that I am today.

Tags: Grow, Today  ✍ Author: Alexis Arguello

I'd say the most memorable thing for me was my dedication and motivation in how I got so involved in boxing.

Tags: Involved, Motivation  ✍ Author: Alexis Arguello
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I like boxing.

 ✍ Author: Marion Barry

Boxing is show-business with blood.

Tags: Blood  ✍ Author: David Belasco

When I came into boxing, I brought it to the next level with adverts and doing pantomime and people just got jealous of me doing that.

Tags: Jealous, Next  ✍ Author: Frank Bruno

My trainer, George Francis, used to train a lot of African boxers. They're hungry guys, man. They've got no trainers, got nothing. They're so hungry to do boxing, to make some money.

Tags: Money, Used  ✍ Author: Frank Bruno

Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.

Tags: Toughest  ✍ Author: Frank Bruno

Boxing is a buzz, but I went into it to make a living. I wasn't going to go into the ring and get punched in the head for the fun of it.

Tags: Fun, Living  ✍ Author: Frank Bruno

I love boxing. There's something fierce about using your body's force that way.

Tags: Body, Love  ✍ Author: Sophia Bush

I've always boxed, I always taught boxing.

Tags: Boxed, Taught  ✍ Author: Adam Carolla

Attack is only one half of the art of boxing.

Tags: Art, Half  ✍ Author: Georges Carpentier

Even though I had been boxing, I had no idea I could beat somebody in the ring. And I had no idea I could really take a punch. When I realized that, I really started taking off.

Tags: Idea, Off  ✍ Author: Rosalia de Castro

I'm a satirist, so I've got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I'm not an assassin.

Tags: Assassin, Worthy  ✍ Author: Stephen Colbert

Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.

Tags: Politics, Thought  ✍ Author: Gerry Cooney

New York's like a boxing match. In Hollywood, it's like a Fellini movie or something.

Tags: Hollywood, Movie  ✍ Author: John Cusack

I've always loved boxing. It's something I've always been extremely excited about.

Tags: Excited, Loved  ✍ Author: Louis C. K.

I do actually use a boxing trainer when I train for stand-up.

Tags: Actually, Train  ✍ Author: Louis C. K.

I was 11 when I started boxing. My brother was fighting before I did, and he got me into it.

Tags: Brother, Fighting  ✍ Author: Nonito Donaire

With me, boxing's a beautiful sport.

Tags: Beautiful  ✍ Author: Nonito Donaire

Everything I have in this world, I owe to the sport of boxing, and I won't ever forget that.

Tags: Forget, Won  ✍ Author: Oscar De La Hoya

I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks.

Tags: Far, Movies  ✍ Author: Omar Epps

For the last years now I've had my own academy where I train Brazilian Jujitsu and Tae boxing, Muay Thai everyday.

Tags: Everyday, Last  ✍ Author: Sean Patrick Flanery

But boxing was my profession. I had to go back the second time because I was broke and I couldn't just go and get a college degree and earn it. I had too many bills, too many families.

Tags: College, Time  ✍ Author: George Foreman

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.

Tags: Appreciate, Less  ✍ Author: George Foreman

I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.

Tags: Seen, Won  ✍ Author: George Foreman

I was a tiger, a good fighter, in good shape, but I was always nervous before boxing matches.

Tags: Fighter, Good  ✍ Author: George Foreman

Boxing is just show business with blood.

Tags: Business, Show  ✍ Author: Bruno Frank

James Franco is a Method actor. I respect Method actors, but he never snapped out of character. Whenever we'd have to get in the ring for boxing scenes, and even during practice, the dude was full-on hitting me.

Tags: Character, Respect  ✍ Author: Tyrese Gibson

I've been a boxing fan ever since I was a kid.

Tags: Kid, Since  ✍ Author: Robert Goulet

One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.

Tags: Color, Politics  ✍ Author: Tonya Harding

In boxing, everybody has their favorites.

Tags: Everybody, Favorites  ✍ Author: Thomas Hearns

I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan.

Tags: Fair, Fan  ✍ Author: Walter Hill

I've always wanted to do a boxing movie.

Tags: Movie, Wanted  ✍ Author: Walter Hill

Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing are just metaphors for other things, I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor.

Tags: Actually, Movies  ✍ Author: Walter Hill

I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood.

Tags: Books, Kid  ✍ Author: Billy Joel

I don't promote boxing, I promote people. Boxing is a catalyst to bring people together.

Tags: Bring, Together  ✍ Author: Don King

I'm a huge boxing and mixed martial arts fan.

Tags: Arts, Fan  ✍ Author: Sung Hi Lee

Boxing brings out my aggressive instinct, not necessarily a killer instinct.

Tags: Aggressive, Instinct  ✍ Author: Sugar Ray Leonard

I was painfully initiated into boxing, because the guys I fought were a lot bigger than me.

Tags: Bigger, Guys  ✍ Author: Sugar Ray Leonard

In boxing you create a strategy to beat each new opponent, it's just like chess.

Tags: Beat, Create  ✍ Author: Lennox Lewis

A boxing match is like a cowboy movie. There's got to be good guys and there's got to be bad guys. And that's what people pay for - to see the bad guys get beat.

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: Sonny Liston

When I was boxing I made five million and wound up broke, owing the government a million.

Tags: Five, Government  ✍ Author: Joe Louis

When I got cast in 'Rocky IV,' I had never seen a film camera before. And here I was in this boxing movie.

Tags: Film, Here  ✍ Author: Dolph Lundgren

Fighting is dancing. Look at a great boxing match, and it's a dancing.

Tags: Fighting, Great  ✍ Author: David Lyons

Boxing is always serious.

Tags: Serious  ✍ Author: Juan Manuel Marquez

I started boxing when I was eight. Me and my brother Rafael started boxing in amateur tournaments when I was 13. My father was an ex-pro boxer.

Tags: Brother, Father  ✍ Author: Juan Manuel Marquez

Boxing is what pays my bills.

Tags: Bills, Pays  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I land a higher percentage of punches than any boxer in boxing.

Tags: Higher, Land  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

There's ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.

Tags: Help, Hurt  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I've had boxing gloves on since before I could walk and been in gyms all of my life.

Tags: Life, Since  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I always put my boxing first.

Tags: Put  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I knew boxing before I knew anything else.

Tags: Else, Knew  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I'm a huge boxing fan. I love the strategy and the combat.

Tags: Fan, Love  ✍ Author: Mark McGrath

Barney was interested in bringing professional boxing back to Northern Ireland in a big way.

Tags: Big, Interested  ✍ Author: Barry McGuigan

Boxing is changing and training methods are slowly being dragged into the 21st century.

Tags: Century, Training  ✍ Author: Barry McGuigan

Boxing traditionally was received very well and accepted on both sides.

Tags: Both, Sides  ✍ Author: Barry McGuigan

The trouble with boxing is that too often it ends in sadness.

Tags: Often, Sadness  ✍ Author: Barry McGuigan

The stage is my territory, my boxing ring. That's where I'm free.

Tags: Free, Stage  ✍ Author: Luis Miguel

Sure, there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them serious.

Tags: Serious, Sure  ✍ Author: Alan Minter

Boxing, mixed martial arts and tennis are the hardest sports to train for.

Tags: Sports, Tennis  ✍ Author: Andy Murray

Everything in tennis is so neat and nice but boxing has sport down to its essence; it is very pure and I like that.

Tags: Nice, Pure  ✍ Author: Andy Murray

When you meet someone, ask about what hobby they have, not what they do. People always ask me about cooking, but I prefer to talk about tennis or boxing.

Tags: Someone, Talk  ✍ Author: Wolfgang Puck

I'm the worst surfer in California. My balance is off from boxing.

Tags: Balance, Off  ✍ Author: Mickey Rourke

In boxing, you don't know what's going to happen. In wrestling, it's already prearranged.

Tags: Happen, Wrestling  ✍ Author: Mickey Rourke

Wrestling and boxing is like Ping-Pong and rugby. There's no connection.

Tags: Connection, Wrestling  ✍ Author: Mickey Rourke

Boxing has kept me off the streets, stops me smoking and drinking and gives me something to do.

Tags: Off, Smoking  ✍ Author: Billy Joe Saunders

Some people who love boxing might love Mike Tyson, but people outside of the sport are generally repulsed by him and therefore, repulsed by the sport.

Tags: Him, Love  ✍ Author: Dick Schaap

Sugar Ray Robinson was at the top of the boxing world during the 1950's when it seemed that he would either win or lose the championship about every three or four months.

Tags: Lose, Win  ✍ Author: Dick Schaap

As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.

Tags: Hate, Love  ✍ Author: Budd Schulberg

The boxing world is full of all kinds of corruption.

Tags: Corruption, Full  ✍ Author: Al Sharpton

I know it's politically incorrect but I enjoy things like the kick boxing and cock fighting.

Tags: Enjoy, Fighting  ✍ Author: Walter Smith

You look at boxing being an international, world-famous sport, right up there next with soccer, and there's only two fighters the people want to see fight. Two little fellows, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.

Tags: Fight, Next  ✍ Author: Emanuel Steward

Handball, swimming, running, jumping, basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.

Tags: Basketball, Running  ✍ Author: Gene Tunney

My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing, speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.

Tags: Ambition, Order  ✍ Author: Gene Tunney

Never eat less than four hours before boxing. Then eat only lightly.

Tags: Eat, Less  ✍ Author: Gene Tunney

As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves, I had been, for some reason of temperament, more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.

Tags: Interested, Reason  ✍ Author: Gene Tunney

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