Marvin Hagler Quotes

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Marvin Hagler Quotes

Well, you cant trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business.
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You know, I think I had a great career; there's not much I think I'd do different other than get a title shot much earlier. I didn't get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career.

— Marvin Hagler

I know that when a fighter is out of the ring for more than two years, when he comes back he isn't the same anymore. Each fighter is different. But each must think, even if something goes wrong, 'I have to make this decision and live with it for the rest of my life.'

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I like acting very much because I don't get punched, and it's not real.

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Marvin Hagler Quotes: There are a lot of things and in order
There are a lot of things and in order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great.

— Marvin Hagler

Well, you can't trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business.

— Marvin Hagler

Even though the outcome wasn't the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight.

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The likes of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Tommy Hearns were true champions. There were some incredible fights between us, and I was happy to give them all an opportunity to fight me.

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Marvin Hagler Quotes: Sitting here now today i can forgive a
Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad.

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People still look at me as the champion and that's very important to me.

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In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.

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For me, I believe George Foreman was a bad example because when he became world heavyweight champion again at 42, that made a lot of fighters think they could also carry on.

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Marvin Hagler Quotes: You know looking back on it now i used
You know looking back on it now I used the fight and after the fight as motivation, to make sure I was going to be the best middleweight in the world for a long time.

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Some fighters know when to stop on their own and go on to something else, and then some fighters have nothing to go back to after they are finished. Some fighters still have the burning fire and feel that they just need to try one more time. Few can do it.

— Marvin Hagler

Sugar Ray wouldn't give me a rematch, and that's the reason I walked away from boxing.

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When you knock people out, it's sometimes a very scary situation - but I always hoped that no one got seriously hurt. Now when I see them get knocked out, I laugh. When you finish the game, it's funny. And when I look at film of myself, I think, 'I wouldn't fight that guy.'

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Marvin Hagler Quotes: I tried my best to ensure i kept the
I tried my best to ensure I kept the respect for the middleweight division in the tradition of Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La Motta.

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I started out doing commercials, like Diet Coke and Pizza Hut. And I started to find there was a different life for me, in a different field. From there, I got a call from a director in Italy, and we did 'Indio' I and II, and that's where it started.

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The situation right after the fight wasn't too good; I believe I'm still the only champion in the world who never received the belt inside the ring once you've won the title. I held that against the English fans for a long time but I felt that also motivated me.

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It's tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5 am when you've been sleeping in silk pajamas

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If they cut my bald head open, they will find one big boxing glove. That's all I am. I live it.

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Marvin Hagler Quotes: The only difference between street
The only difference between street fighting and boxing is there a ref there from stopping me from killing you

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Whether Pacquiao loses in the first round, whether he knocks out Mayweather in the first round, it's still going to be the biggest fight in history,

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I like to see the smiles on people's faces when I show them I can do the impossible.

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I am a fighter who walks, talks and thinks fighting but I try not to look like it

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When a man goes into the ring, he's going to war ...

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