Boxing Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.
– Jack Dempsey

As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.
– Budd Schulberg

Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There’s nothing that can compare to testing yourself the way you do every time you step in the ring.
– Sugar Ray Leonard

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

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

Boxing is a rather amorphous body, though recognizable because it is headless.
– Bob Verdi
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
– Muhammad Ali

Boxing purists, quite naturally, question Tyson’s appetite for victory. Mills Lane should have stopped the fight before Tyson took a second helping.
– Fred Mitchell

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

Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.
– Joe Frazier

Boxing is show-business with blood.
– David Belasco

Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
– Frank Bruno

Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.
– Roger Kahn

Boxing was the only career where I wouldn’t have to start out at the bottom. I had a good resume.
– Sugar Ray Leonard

In boxing, everybody has their favorites.
– Thomas Hearns

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.
– Omar Epps

I should warn you that underneath these clothes I’m wearing boxer shorts and I know how to use them.
– Robert Orben

In no other sport is the connection between performer and observer so intimate, so frequently painful, so unresolved.
– Joyce Carol Oates

Lisa, if the Bible has taught us nothing else – and it hasn’t – it’s that girls should stick to girls’ sports, such as hot oil wrestling and foxy boxing and such and such.
– Homer Simpson

See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that’s why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it.
– Alexis Arguello

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

To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there’s no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.
– Jack Handey

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

This boxer is doing what is expected of him, bleeding from his nose.
– Harry Carpenter

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.
– Frank Bruno

Well, of course a boxing match is hard because boxing isn’t set for you to do good. You have to force your will upon someone, but dancing you don’t have to force your will. It should be a lot easier because if I make a mistake I don’t get hit.
– Evander Holyfield

You need the whole package – boxing, interval training, weights, nutrition, rest, everything. I combine all of them together so I can become like a machine up in that ring.
– Oscar De La Hoya


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