The 79 Best Boxing Phrases of All Time

Boxing is the sport in which you can not take anything for granted. The margin of error is so small, that the slightest can change a bout, career and even a life. To succeed, you need skill, talent and above all, the will to win.

In this post I leave 80 Boxing phrases Motivators of the best fighters in history. Among them are Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Manny Pacquiao, Sugar Ray Leonard, Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson and many more.

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1-Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There's nothing that can compare to prove yourself that the way you do it every time you step into the ring. Sugar Ray Leonard.

2-The fight is won or lost far from the witnesses, behind the lines, in the gym and on the road, before dancing under those lights.-Muhammad Ali.


3-I hated every minute of training, but I told myself; "Do not give up. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."- Muhammad Ali.


4-I am so fast that when I turn off the light I get into bed before the whole room is dark. -Muhammad Ali.


5-Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Your hands can not stick to what your eyes do not see.-Muhammad Ali.


6-When you are as great as I, it is difficult to be humble.-Muhammad Ali.


7-I'm fast, I'm handsome, I'm the best.-Muhammad Ali.


8-I am a boxing scholar, a boxing scientist. I am a dance master, a true ring artist. -Mahmad Ali.


9-Champions are not made in gyms. They are made of something immaterial that is deep within them. It is a dream, a desire, a vision.-Muhammad Ali.


10-The attack is only half the art of boxing.-Georges Carpentier.


11-You have to know that you can win. You have to believe that you can win. You have to feel you can win.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

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12-A champion is someone who gets up when he can not.-Jack Dempsey.

13-Boxing is not about your feelings. It deals with performance.-Manny Pacquiao.

14-Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the basics of my sport. I want the audience to see a knokout in the making.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

15-May have heart, can hit harder and may be stronger, but no fighter smarter than me.-Floyd"Money"Mayweather Jr.

16-The pace is everything in boxing. Every move you make begins with the heart.- Sugar Ray Robinson.

17-To be on top and keep your focus of attention, you have to have something that will motivate you.- Marvelous"Marvin Hagler.

18-The temptation to greatness is the greatest drug in the world.-Mike Tyson.

19-I am a dreamer. I have to dream and reach the stars, and if I lose a star I grab a handful of clouds.-Mike Tyson.

20-As long as we persevere and resist, we can get everything we want.-Mike Tyson.

21-This is not a world of hard men. It's a world of intelligent men.-Mike Tyson.

22-To be a champion, fight another round.-James Corbett.

23-It's less about physical training than about mental preparation: boxing is a game of chess. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to find many ways to counterattack in any situation, at any time.-Jimmy Smits.

24-I fight for perfection.-"Iron"Mike Tyson.

25-With experience in boxing, you learn how to be a scientific boxer and how to fight easily.-Manny Pacquiao.

26-The hero and the coward feel the same, but the hero uses his fear and projects it on the opponent, while the coward runs away. It's the same, fear, but it's what you do with what matters.-Cus D'Amato.

27-I started painfully in boxing because I struggled with them that were much bigger than me.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

28-The question is not at what age I want to retire, it is with what income.-George Foreman.

29-Boxing gave me the opportunity to grow into the person I am today.-Alexis Arguello.

30-The three biggest boxers I've ever fought with were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson. I fought with Sugar so many times that I'm surprised he's not a diabetic.-Jake LaMotta.

31-That's the most beautiful thing I like about boeo: you can get hit. The biggest thing about getting a hit is that your ego reacts and there is no better spiritual lesson than trying not to pay attention to your ego's reaction.-David O Russell.

32-Boxing is really easy. Life is a lot tougher.-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

33-Boxing takes away my aggressive instincts, not necessarily a killer instinct.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

34-In boxing you create a strategy to beat every new opponent, it's like chess.-Lennox Lewis.

"Of course the fight was fixed, fix it with a right hand."George Foreman.

36-I've had boxing gloves since before I could walk and I've been to gyms all my life.-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

37-Boxing is the hardest and loneliest sport in the world.-Frank Bruno.

His mouth made her feel like she was going to win. Not his hands, I had my hands. He had his lips.-Joe Frazier.

39-Losing made me hungry, made me want to go out and win another title.-Thomas"Hitman"Hearns.

40-Boxing is a sport. We allow ourselves to be beaten to each other, but I do not treat my opponent as my enemy. We're doing the job of entertaining people.-Manny Pacquiao.

41-The possession of muscular strength and the courage to use it in contests with other men for physical supremacy does not necessarily imply the lack of appreciation of the finer and better things in life.-Jack Johnson.

42-Once the bell rings you're alone. There's only you and the other man.-Joe Louis.

43-In boxing, you never know who you're going to face in the ring.-Manny Pacquiao.

44-I land a higher percentage of punches than any boxer in boxing.-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

45-I am not God, but I am something similar.-Roberto"Hands of Stone"Durán.

46-That hit me motivates me. It makes me punish the boy more.-Roberto Duran.

"He saved my life, saved my career." I can not thank him enough for the opportunity to fight him.-Ken Norton (thanking Muhammad Ali).

48-You're wrong in tennis, it's a 15-0, my love. If you're wrong in boxing, it's your ass.-Randall"Tex"Cobb.

49-To see a man beaten, not for a better opponent, but for myself, is a tragedy.-Cus D'Amato.

50-Boxing is what pays my bills.-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

51-The man who has no imagination has no wings.-Muhammad Ali.

52-It's different when you become a pro, because you also become a dealer.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

53-Do not count the days, make the days count.-Muhammad Ali.

54-To be a champion you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.- Sugar Ray Robinson.

"I want your heart." I want to eat your children. Praise be to Allah!.- Mike Tyson.

"My blows are just as hard in Chicago as in New York.""Sonny Liston.

"If I survived the Marines, you can survive Ali.-Chuck Wepner.

"You can be free. You can be black. Look at me. I am the heavyweight champion. Nobody can stop me.-Muhammad Ali.

59-The moment could have come for Muhammad Ali, because honestly, I do not think I can defeat George Foreman.-Howard Cosell.

60-I made a lot of mistakes out of the ring, but I never made any mistakes in the-Jack Johnson.

61-I was a tiger, a good boxer, in good shape, but I was always nervous before the boxing matches.-George Foreman.

62-Boxing is just a blood business.-Bruno Frank.

63-A champion shows who he is by what he does when he is tested. When a person gets up and says"I can do it,"he's a champion. - Evander Holyfield.

64-The boxing world is full of all kinds of corruption.-Al Sharpton.

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

66-I think it's very good for boxing when a new guy or a new blood as we call it, makes a great statement. - George Foreman

67-I do not promote boxing, I promote people. Boxing is a catalyst to unite people.-Don King.

68-Boxing has kept me off the streets, keeps me from smoking and drinking and gives me something to do.-Billy Joe Saunders.

69-Boxing was not the sport I thought it was because of all the politics.-Gerry Cooney.

70-I knew boxing before I knew anything else.-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

71-In boxing, everyone has their favorites.-Thomas Hearns.

72-The problem with boxing is that it too often ends in sadness.-Barry McGuigan.

73-Boxing is a lot of white people watching two black men hitting each other.-Muhammad Ali.

74-The boxing is smoke-filled corridors and the kidneys beat up to bleed.-Roger Kahn.

75-Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity-Joyce Carol Oates.

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

77-With me, boxing is a beautiful sport.-Nonito Donaire.

78. Boxing will always be in my life.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

"I always expect unexpected challenges. Boxing is not an easy sport.-Sugar Ray Leonard.

"What better than walking down any street in any city knowing you're the champion?""Rocky Marciano.

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