Best 100 Legendry boxing motivational quotes

boxing motivational quotes: Hey, they say that boxing is as much a physical sport as it is a mental one, and anyone who has stepped into the ring can definitely attest to this. As such, some of the greatest boxers of all time have faced not only their opponents in the ring but also themselves.

Inner conflict is a common theme in the sport of boxing. It is one of the only sports in the world that forces a person to search within who they really are. Between the confines of the cold ring ropes and the stretched canvas, people discover what they are capable of in some extreme situations.

Throughout history, these boxers have uttered words of sheer genius, classic quotes that have stood the test of time. To this day, the most fanatical boxing fans still remember these incredibly inspiring jokes and do their best to apply them to their time not only in the ring but also in life.

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boxing motivational quotes

 “Boxing brings out my aggressive instinct, not necessarily a killer instinct.” – Sugar Ray Leonard

“To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there’s no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.” – Jack Handey

boxing motivational quotes

“Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.” – George Foreman

boxing motivational quotes

“Boxing is not always about standing in the middle going toe to toe. It’s about poise and grace under extreme pressure.” – Peter Berg

“Boxing is a lonely sport.” – Andre Ward

“Boxing’s a poor man’s sport. We can’t afford to play golf or tennis. It is what it is. It’s kept so many kids off the street. It kept me off the street.” – Sugar Ray Leonard

“The sky is the limit for me, but in boxing you have to take it one fight at a time.” – Adrien Broner

 “All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none.” – Gerry Cooney

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey

 “To become a champion, fight one more round.” – James Corbett

“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson

humble boxing quotes

Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the fundamentals of my sport. I want the public to see a knockout in the making.” – Sugar Ray Leonard

Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that’s in rhythm or you’re in trouble.” – Sugar Ray Robinson, considered by many to be the greatest boxer of all time.

The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” – George Foreman at age 45, on his fight with Michael Moorer

His mouth made him feel like he was gonna win. Not his hands, I had my hand. He had his lips.” – Joe Frazier on his fight with Muhammad Ali

The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” – Mike Tyson

He can have heart, he can hit harder and he can be stronger, but there’s no fighter smarter than me.” – Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.

I fight for perfection” – “Iron” Mike Tyson

Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.” – George Foreman on his fight with Michael Moorer

The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go out and win another title.” – Thomas “Hitman” Hearns on his first loss to at the hands of Sugar Ray Leonard

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” – Muhammad Ali

short boxing quotes

All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.
Jack Dempsey

I’m not God, but I am something similar.
Roberto Duran

No Mas.
Roberto Duran

Never eat less than four hours before boxing. Then eat only lightly.
Gene Tunney

Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!
Howard Cosell

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
Jack Dempsey

God only made one thing in this world that’s perfect – and that’s my boxing record.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I fight for perfection.
Mike Tyson

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the fewer people appreciate it.
George Foreman

Earnie Shavers could punch you in the neck and break your ankle.
Randall “Tex” Cobb

You never lose until you actually give up.
Mike Tyson

I was painfully initiated into boxing because the guys I fought were a lot bigger than me.
Sugar Ray Leonard

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

ruthless boxing quotes

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

God only made one thing in this world that’s perfect – and that’s my boxing record. – Floyd Mayweather Jr.

When you talking boxing, you talking me. – Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book. – Joe Frazier

All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him. – Jack Dempsey

“The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” – Mike Tyson

“Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.” – George Foreman on his fight with Michael Moorer

Boxing quotes Muhammad Ali

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”

“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

Service to others is the rent your room here on earth.

It’s a lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.

It’s hard to be humble when you’re as great as I am.

Don’t count the days; make the days count.

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.

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There’s nothing like that first drink at the beach with your besties.

Life is like a fight, no matter how many times you get punched you have to stay standing

Fun fact: Sunday punch day is my favorite day.

Take one step closer to your fear.

keep moving forward whenever you feel like giving up

Pain is weakness leaving your body.

Fight back against stress. It will keep you in shape and at the top of your game.

Our kicks are stronger than negative thoughts! We are fighters, not victims. #GirlGains

I’m going to keep swinging until I go or die. – Muhammad Ali #counterpunch

Hard work pays off. Go for it.

Living the dream.

Get up, get out, and get pummeling—the secret to a stress free life? We think so.

uplifting boxing quotes

You’ve got the power to change your life!


The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win. – Bobby Knight


There’s more to boxing than hitting. There’s not getting hit, for instance. ~ George Foreman


A great fight is like a masterclass in-ring psychology. It separates the fighters from the quitters.


Getting ready to knock somebody out.


Win or lose, boxers face their fights with quiet confidence. Here’s to the power of quiet confidence.


Life is like a fight, no matter how many times you get punched you have to stay standing.


I’m not the smartest guy in the world, but I can sure pick smart friends.


Boxing is not about hitting the heavy bag, it’s about not being hit.


The Champion, the best way is to be your own champion.


To become a champion, fight one more round

Boxing quotes about winning and losing

Feel like u got knocked out by love


I want your heart. I want to eat his children. Praise be to Allah! — Mike Tyson


Fighters for the working man


The one who does more than the boss will be the boss.


High kick, higher standards.


Feeling like you’ve lost your edge? Step up. #hititharder


He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.-Muhammad Ali


I refuse to stay on the defensive. I’m out for victories, not debates. -Peter Delapaz


Power is nothing without control.


The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. -Walt Disney


When the days get dark & cold, it’s time to turn up your intensity in the gym!


At Martial Arts, we believe that if you’re going to do something, go all the way. –Chuck Norris


Pain is weakness leaving the body. – Muhammed Ali


Let ring all the wedding bells


Clinching this deal #barnoldknows


Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.

Hilarious Boxing Captions for Instagram

I wish I was a boxer.

Boxing is the sport of champions.

I’ve got a secret: I’m a boxer too!

Boxing is an art, not a science.

You can’t hit what you can’t see!

If you make me angry, you’ll find out why they call me “Lefty”!!

Boxing is like a ballet for guys with muscles instead of tights and pointy shoes!

Boxing is like life: The hard stuff hurts, the easy stuff is boring, and the good stuff makes you smile.

A true champion must be humble in victory and defeat.

I Love My Job Because The People I Work With Are Just Like Me!!!

I Don’t Think About Tomorrow Because Tomorrow Never Comes!!!

“Never give up on your dreams… because my dreams are what made me who I am today.”

“I was born a fighter.” – Muhammad Ali

“If you’re scared of dying you’ll never succeed.” – George Foreman

“Let’s see what happens in the ring.” – Mike Tyson

“Be ready for the worst and hope for the best.” – Floyd Mayweather Sr.

“A life without passion is like one without color.” – Bernard Hopkins

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