Subject: Sports » Boxing

Frank, you deserve a knighthood, or maybe even Lord of the Rings.

Irish television & radio presenter

The question looming over Magri, is not will he keep the title, but can he?

British sports commentator

He looks up at him through blood smeared lips.

British sports commentator

Hector Camacho's great-dream is to die in his own arms.

Boxing press agent

Joe Bugner fought Bruno like the objective of boxing was to get hit on the jaw.

boxing film collector

Anyone who weighs over 200 pounds can punch; I don't care if it's a broad.

American boxing trainer

I've got it made. I've got a wife and a TV set… and they're both working.

1922 – 2006) American boxing champion

Larry Holmes doesn't hit as hard as Earnie Shavers. Nobody hits like Shavers. If anybody hit harder than Shavers, I'd shoot him.

(1950 – ) American boxer & actor

I’ll fight Lloyd Honeyghan for nothing if the price is right.

American professional boxer

Pedroza – the crown on his head hanging by a thread.

British sports commentator

Everything Tyson's got has 'goodnight' written on it.

American boxing referee

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.

American professional boxer

I'd rather be a lamppost in Denver than the mayor of Philadelphia.

American professional boxer

Terry Downes' face looked as if he had slept on it.

English broadcaster, journalist & author

Nah, I’m just a prizefighter.

(1919 – 1990) American boxing champion

He's standing there making a sitting target of himself.

English boxing manager & trainer

… standing there making a sitting target of himself.

English boxing manager & trainer

It's like someone jammed an electric light bulb in your face, and busted it. I thought half my head was blowed off… When he knocked me down I could have stayed there for three weeks.

American boxing champion

Tyson fights like you stole something from him or said something nasty about his family.

boxing promoter

If I fought Evander [Holyfield] with a baseball bat, I would win the fight… but it would be by decision.

When Mike Tyson gets mad, you don't need a referee, you need a priest.

(1919 – 1998) American sportswriter
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