Boxing Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Boxing Inspirational Quotes for Athletes

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.

- Muhammad Ali
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

- Muhammad Ali
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It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.

- Evander Holyfield
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The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go out and win another title.

- Thomas “Hitman” Hearns
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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.

- Muhammad Ali
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To become a champion, fight one more round.

- James Corbett
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When I was a young fellow I was knocked down plenty. I wanted to stay down, but I couldn't. I had to collect the two dollars for winning or go hungry. I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a sledgehammer for five dollars. When you haven't eaten for two days you'll understand.

- J.Dempsey
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It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

- Muhammad Ali
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Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.

- Muhammad Ali
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Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.

- Muhammad Ali
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You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.

- Joe Louis
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Everybody wants to be somebody. The thing you have to do is give them confidence they can. You have to give a kid a dream.

- George Foreman
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I fight for perfection.

- Iron” Mike Tyson
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In order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great.

- “Marvellous” Marvin Hagler
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That's the most beautiful thing that I like about boxing: you can take a punch. The biggest thing about taking a punch is your ego reacts and there's no better spiritual lesson than trying to not pay attention to your ego's reaction.

- David O Russell
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A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.

- Jack Dempsey
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To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.

- Sugar Ray
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A champion shows who he is by what he does when he's tested. When a person gets up and says 'I can still do it', he's a champion.

- Evander Holyfield
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You don't think. It's all instinct. If you stop to think, you're gone.

- Sugar Ray Robinson
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Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.

- Muhammad Ali
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