The 20 Most Bad Ass Quotes From Boxers and UFC Fighters

Boxers and fighters are often known for what they say before and after (sometimes, even during) a big fight.

They can talk a big talk, but their fans love and pay big money to see them walk the walk. At any rate, boxers and fighters have many outlets where they can speak their minds, and most of us absolutely love their motivational speak as well as their good old-fashionedtrash talk.

So, here are 20 most badass quotes from boxers and UFC fighters:

1. “If you haven’t lost in this sport, you haven’t fought the right guys yet.”-Matt Hughes

2. “The man who has no imagination has no wings.” – Muhammad Ali

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

4. “Many people fail not so much because of their mistakes; they fail because they are afraid to try.” –George Foreman

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

6. “I’m not the best but I have the potential to be something great.”-Anderson Silva

7. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” -Muhammad Ali

8. “I only want to be known as the best ever. Is that too much to ask?”- BJ Penn

9. “I’m not the best. I just believe I can do things other people think are impossible.”- Anderson Silva

10. “To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.” – Cus D’Amato

11. “You can make a mistake and get caught in a submission, but Chuck made a mistake and he got caught in an ass whoopin’.” -Quinton “Rampage” Jackson

12. ”If you want to be a champion, you have to train like one.” -Georges St.-Pierre

13. “In boxing you create a strategy to beat each new opponent, it’s just like chess.” – Lennox Lewis

14. “When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip his heart out and show it to him.” –Mike Tyson

15. “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

16. “Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches.” – Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran

17. “When you lose, say little. When you win, say less.”- Matt Hughes

18. “When problems arise, you will usually find two types of people: whiners and winners. Whiners obstruct progress; they spend hours complaining about this point or that, without offering positive solutions. Winners acknowledge the existence of the problem, but they try to offer practical ideas that can help resolve the matter in a manner that is satisfactory to both parties.” –George Foreman

19. “You know what the true definition of hell is? It’s when you die, you get to meet the
person you could have been.”-Frank Mir

20. ”My killer instinct is so strong that lions call me to take lessons.” -Miguel Angel Torres

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