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The Life Quotes- Famous Put downs in Boxing

Updated on July 15, 2012

Boxing Quotes

In the sport of boxing the verbal sparring can be as entertaining as the fights themselves and there are many famous boxing quotes. You can easily be put down with a knockout punch, but that is not the only way you can be put down, and many boxers are famous for their quotes and boxing.

Here are some of the wittiest quotes that I have collected and remembered from the fight game.

Boxing Put Downs

He's like washing up liquid: built on hype and one day the bubble will burst. Chris Eubank on Nigel Benn

A lot of boxing promoters couldn't match the cheeks of their backsides. Mickey Duff

This dumb old Pork chop eater don't have a chance. From eating pork he's got trillions of maggots and worms settling in his joints. He may even eat the slime of the sea. Muhammad Ali on Floyd Patterson

"My wife just had a baby." "Congratulations! Whose baby is it?"   Joe Frazier rather stuns his boxing rival Ken Norton.

WBA, IBF and WBO- alphabetical corporations that currently misrule professional boxing. Patrick Collins, Mail on Sunday

If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you. Muhammad Ali to a young boxer.

We,ve been trying to get Elvis. He's been dead long enough. Ray Foreman on his next opponent George Foreman

Lie down so I can recognise you. Willie Pep, the American featherweight boxer, when asked by an old opponent if he recognised him.

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

He was all chin from the waist up.   Frank Moran on Billy Wells

He has turned defensive boxing into a poetic art. Trouble is, nobody ever knocked anybody out with a poem. Eddie Shaw, boxing coach, on Herol "Bomber" Graham

Joe Frazier is so ugly he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wildlife. Muhammad Ali

If the Bible has taught us nothing else, and it hasn't, it's that girls should stick to girls' sports, such as hot oil wrestling, foxy boxing, and such and such. Homer Simpson

Chris Eubank arrives in the boxing ring posing and parading like a peacock,so risible that even his opponent and his opponents corner men have to laugh.........a preposterous pugilist. Micheal Herd, Evening Standard

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


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      Carla 

      6 years ago

      I hate the one about girls' sports. Thank God Homer Simpson is just .. plain dumbass

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