Boxer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old boxer quotes, boxer sayings, and boxer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There's something so familial and intimate between a boxer and his trainer.     

Jimmy Smits

To be a boxer is to be within yourself, inside your thoughts and feelings.     

Brian D'Ambrosio

In boxing, it is about the obsession of getting the most from yourself: wanting to dominate the world like a hungry young lion.     

Anthony Joshua

As a boxer, you have to put risk in to get to another level.     

Nonito Donaire

To be knocked out doesn't mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to get up.     

Joyce Carol Oates

A boxer must exercise and develop every part of his body.     

Gene Tunney

The life of a boxer is about fighting for world titles.     

Roberto Duran

A boxer is like a lion, the greatest predator on land, but you throw him in the shark tank and he's just another meal.     

Renzo Gracie

When you're a boxer, there is a lot of downtime and long periods of inactivity.     

Sugar Ray Leonard

The mere fact that a boxer covers his face never means that he is much afraid of his opponent. A good punch will give a better explanation for his action!     

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

A boxer never sees the big one that hits him.     

George Foreman

Just like a boxer can’t win without a few punches on his face, a student can’t be fully trained without ups and downs.     

Pawan Mishra

A boxer makes a comeback for two reasons: either he's broke or he needs the money.     

Alan Minter