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Gerry Cooney Quotes
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Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.
- Gerry Cooney

I was a small kid from Huntington, Long Island.
I never imagined that anything like that would happen to me.
- Gerry Cooney

I lost three times in my career.
Losing to Holmes I could deal with, because I lost to a true champion.
- Gerry Cooney

Roberto Duran was the kind of guy who was a true fighter
and you hardly see guys like that anymore.
- Gerry Cooney


 

Muhammad Ali was the kind of guy you either loved or hated,
but you wanted to see him.
I happen to really love him.
He brought boxing to another level and always made you laugh.
- Gerry Cooney

I am seeing all the guys, like Earnie Shavers,
Tex Cobb, and Larry Holmes all the time.
- Gerry Cooney

I was a left hooker, and I loved hooking.
I also really liked to jab and mix it up right away.
- Gerry Cooney


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By the time you're 30 years old, you can be on a nowhere street,
if you're not careful.
- Gerry Cooney

When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing.
- Gerry Cooney

You have a small period of time when you can perfect
your career and become good at it.
A lot of guys get distracted, which only hurts them.
You must stay focused and work very hard at boxing.
- Gerry Cooney

The bad press came because they thought I should fight more.
I couldn't get the fights because if I would sign to
fight one of King's guys I would be signed to him.
I chose not to do that.
In hindsight, that might have been a mistake.
- Gerry Cooney

I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family.
My dad was a pretty rough guy.
So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and
found his way to the gym.
It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time
with him and work out in the gym.
- Gerry Cooney

All of the sports have a safety net,
but boxing is the only sport that has none.
So when the fighter is through, he is through.
While he was fighting his management was very excited for him,
but now that he is done, that management team is moving on.
- Gerry Cooney

You take that walk from the dressing room to the ring
and that's when the real man comes out.
Then you climb up those four stairs and into the ring.
Then finally, you can't wait for the bell to ring.
- Gerry Cooney

If you look at my career, towards the end you will
see I was fighting like once a year.
I was not part of the Don King top heavyweights,
so I was kind of kept out.
His guys were getting three to four fights a year and I could only get one.
- Gerry Cooney

I am involved in minor league baseball.
I go around the country speaking to troubled youths,
trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose,
they'll need to really pay attention to it.
- Gerry Cooney

Growing up training, I use to get up so early I would
wave to the garbage men going by.
So, I had this relationship with Blue Collar America and I really liked it.
I felt that lots of those people looked forward to me winning.
- Gerry Cooney

The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.
- Bob Verdi

Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
- Joyce Carol Oates

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

Boxing is just show business with blood.
- Bruno Frank

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

Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity
all the more trenchant for its being lost.
- Joyce Carol Oates

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

Boxing was not something I truly enjoyed.
Like a lot of things in life, when you put the gloves on,
it's better to give than to receive.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I quit after a bad car accident.
The thing about boxing is that you can be a star for five or six years,
but when you go back to the old life,
it's tough.
- Olivier Martinez

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

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

What I know about Mike Tyson, I see in the boxing ring.
As far as all of the gossip stuff that I hear about him,
I know first hand to take that with a grain of salt.
- Gerald McRaney

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

And I love kick boxing.
It's a lot of fun.
It gives you a lot of confidence when you can kick somebody in the head.
- Alicia Keys

I've been a boxing fan ever since I was a kid.
- Robert Goulet

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

In boxing, everybody has their favorites.
- Thomas Hearns

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

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

I think I've become one of the best finishers in boxing;
if I hurt a guy,
I normally take him out.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.
- Roger Kahn

Boxing, for me, it's the beginning of all sports.
I'm willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight,
so I think that's something innate in all of us.
- Omar Epps

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

Sure, there have been injuries and deaths in boxing -
but none of them serious.
- Alan Minter

Sorry dude, but we're in a boxing match and you went
against your word and tried to make me look weak and
stupid in front of 17 million people.
That's just not gonna happen.
- Dustin Diamond

Some people who love boxing might love Mike Tyson,
but people outside of the sport are generally repulsed by him and therefore,
repulsed by the sport.
- Dick Schaap

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

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.
- Billy Joel

I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan.
- Walter Hill

As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves,
I had been, for some reason of temperament,
more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.
- Gene Tunney

Boxing gave me the opportunities to grow into the person that I am today.
- Alexis Arguello

But I did a lot of boxing and I was captain of an Australian surf club.
- Rod Taylor

Boxing brings out my aggressive instinct,
not necessarily a killer instinct.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I've always wanted to do a boxing movie.
- Walter Hill

I'd say the most memorable thing for me was my dedication
and motivation in how I got so involved in boxing.
- Alexis Arguello

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

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

I knew real show business from my father,
who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.
- James Earl Jones

I didn't push Cory.
I wanted him to decide if he wanted to go into boxing and he did.
Can't blame it on me.
- Leon Spinks

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

It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters,
boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline.
In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero.
- Dick Schaap

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

I like boxing movies.
One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films,
is the boxing.
The actual boxing usually sucks.
- Omar Epps

A boxing match is like a cowboy movie.
There's got to be good guys and there's got to be bad guys.
And that's what people pay for - to see the bad guys get beat.
- Sonny Liston

When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo,
they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.
- John Barrymore

As much as I love boxing, I hate it.
And as much as I hate it, I love it.
- Budd Schulberg

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

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

Boxing was the only career where I wouldn't have to start out at the bottom.
I had a good resume.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Handball, swimming, running, jumping,
basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
- Gene Tunney

My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing,
speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.
- Gene Tunney

The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.
- Joyce Carol Oates

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

Boxing is show-business with blood.
- David Belasco


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