” I purposely lost a fight to Billy Fox because they promised me that I would get a shot to fight for the title if I did. “


” You can’t fight if you have any compassion or anything like that. “


” I fought Sugar Ray six times. Pound for pound the greatest fighter who ever lived. “


” Forward, always moving forward, from the time I can remember – a kid. I was short, and the big guys would take advantage, I had to turn myself into a body puncher. By that time I was in reform school, they’d have a boxing match every week, they’d bring guys in from outside to fight me. “


” Something’s bound to happen to you in a tough fight: cut eye, broken nose or broken hand or something like that. So you could make excuses out of anything, you know, but you got to keep on going if you’re a champ or you’re a contender. “



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I purposely lost a fight to Billy Fox because they promised me that I would get a shot to fight for the title if I did.
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I fought Sugar Ray six times. Pound for pound the greatest fighter who ever lived.
Forward, always moving forward, from the time I can remember - a kid. I was short, and the big guys would take advantage, I had to turn myself into a body puncher. By that time I was in reform school, they
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