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Boxing Quotes

Boxing is just a game but unlike other games, assault and physical domination are the hallmark of this sport. Boxing is a physically challenging and intensively pressurizing sport and it is nothing short of a miracle to see players survive through the end of the game. The amount of stamina needed for this game cannot be measured by the bare eyes of a spectator. The grit, determination, and endurance of the players and the techniques of the punches contribute to the allure of the game. A boxer always believes in leading a life of fearlessness, because it is only fear that can keep a boxer from victory. The level of practice they go through is really scary. There is some kind of motivation that keeps them going in such hard conditions. There is a perception about boxing that it is the game of physical strength. I agree that physical strength is an integral part but without proper techniques and responsiveness it’s impossible to win. When it comes to quotes on boxing the task becomes very challenging as there are numerous gems put forward by both boxers and lovers of the game alike. Read below for an eclectic selection of famous boxing quotations & sayings.

George Foreman

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

Emo Philips

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

George Foreman

When I left boxing in 1977 to be a preacher, I couldn't make a fist after I learned about Jesus Christ.

George Foreman

It would be hard to throw a punch to someone who wasn't a boxer, who wasn't in the ring, and who didn't have on a pair of boxing gloves and who hadn't been training.

Billy Joel

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.

Sylvester Stallone

Boxing is sort of an inevitability. We know they are going to be pounding each other.

Muhammad Ali

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

I'm in the game of spinning plates. I'm spinning a boxing plate. I'm spinning a Tae Kwon Do plate. I'm spinning a Jujitsu plate. I'm spinning a freestyle wrestling plate. I'm spinning a karate plate. If I was to put all them down and have one boxing plate spinning, it would be like a load off my shoulders.

Muhammad Ali

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

George Foreman

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

Muhammad Ali

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

Jon Jones

My opinion, football is the most dangerous sport there is. After that, I'll give it to probably boxing.

Muhammad Ali

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.

Muhammad Ali

I had a good time boxing. I enjoyed it - and I may come back.

Conor McGregor

People say that I'm a boxer. I actually started with kick boxing, and then I moved onto boxing, and then I moved onto grappling.

George Foreman

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.

Muhammad Ali

No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson's. There's no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing.

Conor McGregor

I'm already the face of the UFC, plus the face of boxing, WWE, and Hollywood.