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Great Money Quotes in Boxing

Updated on July 5, 2012

Here are my favourite boxing quotes that involve money. As Mike Tyson knows "money doesn't talk it swears",and this is never more true than in boxing.Whether they are a promoter or a fighter they all want their say and their cut.

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Boxing For Money Quotes



When you are fighting , you're fighting for one thing......money. Jack Dempsey

I don't like money actually, but it quitens my nerves. Joe louis

I put together attractions, then exploit them.First you sign up the attraction,then you make a site deal to host the attraction.you sell it to pay per view and closed circuit.....then you go out and promote the event like it's the second coming....that's what I do. Don King

I looked upon boxing purely as a business.As a means to an end.Getting the money. John Conteh

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

He is a gangster(the taxman),he doesn't allow me to stop fighting. Chris Eubank

A manager's job is to go out and get the best deal possible for his boxer;the promoter is out to get the best deal for himself keeping the boxer's wages low.A system that allows an individual to be both manager and promoter is wrong;it is the nearest thing to a slaves contract. Barry McGuigan

When they told me Foreman had beaten Frazier,I thought my,my,there goes $5 million. Muhammad Ali

All fighters are prostitutes,and all promoters are pimps. Larry Holmes

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

Any boxer who says he loves boxing is either a liar or a fool,I'm not looking for glory.I'm not looking for titles.I'm not looking for the hall of fame.I'm looking for money.I'm looking for readies. Chris Eubank

I would not put my life on the line for a measly million dollars. Larry Holmes

I know why they don't like me because they want the money I have. Mike Tyson

The Glory is the issue to me. Money comes and goes, but a legacy stays forever. I hate to lose Shane Mosley

Don King is one of the great humanitarians of our time. He has risen above that great term, prejudice. He has screwed everybody he has ever been around. Hog, dog, or frog, it don't matter to Don. If you got a quarter, he wants the first 26 cents. Randall Tex Cobb


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      Bill Russo 

      7 years ago from Cape Cod

      Nice hub. For some NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED quotes from Don King, read my hub "Calling Out Don King Could be Fatal - Would you Do It?"

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