Antonio Tarver has been quoted 11 times. The one recent article where Antonio Tarver has been quoted is Antonio Tarver plans to make life imitate art. Most recently, Antonio Tarver was quoted as having said, “I was a big light heavyweight but I feel perfect at heavyweight. When I look back at some of my old fights, I was really just a shell of myself. Now I'm healthy and strong and ready to get to the top”.
"I have no idea how my urine sample tested positive because I didn't take anything illegal". "Either the test was contaminated, or mixed-up with another sample. We believe in the process and I will fully comply. Further analysis will prove I'm 100[...]
Every fight is do or die for me. I've come too far to start over. I'm on a destiny trip right now. I'm racing towards that heavyweight world championship.
I was a big light heavyweight but I feel perfect at heavyweight. When I look back at some of my old fights, I was really just a shell of myself. Now I'm healthy and strong and ready to get to the top.
"I'm so focused, man. I'm working hard. Steve Cunningham is a tough opponent for me, he's a hard working guy, always in shape. This fight is a big opportunity for him. He will be looking to rejuvenate his career. Whatever anybody says about me, when[...]
I see the rematch as a tossup. I know Tyson Fury is talking a confident game and of course he wants to replicate his earlier victory. I think he will win again, just as long as he doesn't walk in and get hit with something stupid. I want Fury to win[...]
I've never gotten the credit I deserve. I'm going to quiet my critics who never mention me as a Hall of Famer. I'm the best defensive fighter in boxing history. I've never been cut or hurt and that's why I'm still here. Defense is a lost art. This i[...]
"Al (Haymon, his adviser) has given me this chance,"
"Banks is a good fighter," "but I'm going into this fight in top shape, weighing 220 pounds, and totally focused. I'll be sharp, quick, elusive and throwing combination punches should be the keys to victory. I will prevail and continue my journey."
"If I retired tomorrow, I would feel unfulfilled despite so much I've done as a fighter. The only reason I get up every morning to train hard is to win the world heavyweight championship. I'm on a dream path again. Outside of falling a little short [...]
I will be world heavyweight champion and I'll break George Foreman's record as the oldest. I don't want to beat just any guy with the world title belt, I want Wladimir Klitschko, and to set-up that fight I will challenge and defeat David Haye, if he[...]
I never won a close fight and in my mind I've lost only twice, one to a 14-years younger version of myself, Chad Dawson, and Bernard Hopkins. Kelly Pavlik's the only other fighter than me who knows what it's like to be decisively favored and beaten [...]