Quotes of boxing

  1. Boxing gave me the opportunities to grow into the person that I am today. – Alexis Arguello
  2. 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
  3. In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators. – Joseph Barbera
  4. Boxing is show -business with blood. – David Belasco
  5. Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world. – Frank Bruno
  6. 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
  7. I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan. – Walter Hill
  8. Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing are just metaphors for other things, I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor. – Walter Hill
  9. Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed. – Roger Kahn
  10. I was painfully initiated into boxing because the guys I fought were a lot bigger than me. – Sugar Ray Leonard
  11. Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning. – Joyce Carol Oates
  12. I think on balance, Don King has been bad for boxing I think he's done some very good things and I think he did a heck of a job of promoting Ali but I think I could have promoted Ali. – Dick Schaap
  13. Sugar Ray Robinson was at the top of the boxing world during the 1950's when it seemed that he would either win or lose the championship about every three or four months. – Dick Schaap

Usage examples for boxing

  1. " Boxing parties" are generally held in the evening. – Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises by Donald Ogden Stewart
  2. At sight of the boxing gloves May and Morton set up a shout. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  3. And then Giddy's left, that had learned some neat tricks of boxing in the days of the Gory greatness, landed fairly on the Mazzetti nose. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  4. The themes were chiefly of athletic contests, of boxing wrestling and feats of strength. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  5. Cuffy was teaching Silkie to box, though, to be sure, he knew very little about boxing – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey
  6. Zeb was greatly astonished at his defeat, and when the pretty Princess joined her people in laughing at him he proposed a boxing match with the Munchkin, to which the little Ozite readily agreed. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  7. With a nod of greeting he pushed the table over to one side, threw off his two upper garments, and pulled on a pair of the boxing gloves from the corner. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. His teachers of boxing and wrestling have abandoned him." – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  9. They are severe on boxing – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. Instead of boxing his ears she begged him to reflect. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  11. Then I lost my temper and went for the blackguard, and although I gave up boxing twenty years ago, very soon had the best of it, for, as you may have observed, no Oriental can fight with his fists. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  12. And indeed it would have been madness to have resisted this delightful Big Bill, who stands six feet four inches in his stockings, with a corresponding amount of bone and muscle, and is a star of the first magnitude in boxing circles. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  13. Now, I should take lessons in boxing to begin with. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  14. The boxing of the wagon was passed up, piece by piece, and set in its place just as before. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. Phil had no time to warn the fellow further, for the clown began to rain blows upon him, though with no great exhibition of boxing skill. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  16. I flatter myself I am fairly proficient in your English sport of boxing if you would prefer a fist fight rather than a duel with swords or pistols. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  17. He pointed to the boxing gloves on the grass. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  18. I felt like boxing his ears. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  19. Very likely the beating administered to poor Will was to this end; and Harry may have thought, A boxing match between us is sure to bring on a quarrel with the family; in the quarrel with the family, Maria may take her brother's side. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. What is it, boxing – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould