Joe Joyce has been quoted 10 times in 6 different articles. On this page, you will find all of Joe Joyce’s quotes organized by date and topic. Alongside each quote is a link back to the article where the quote was reported, so you can go back to the source for more context if you need it. Topics that Joe Joyce speaks about are WSB and Olympics, for example. Most recently, Joe Joyce was quoted in the article Joe Joyce: 'I thought I did enough' saying, “I'd prefer to be the Olympic champion. I thought it was close [between them] at the World championships [in 2015]. I wasn't as fit that time and I thought this time I was ready to put more than 100 per cent in but I didn't come away with the gold medal.”.
I thought I did enough.
I thought I took it to him and I thought I would be coming back over the moon. People remember a gold medallist a lot more. We have beaten our target, we have beaten London, so in that respect it has been a great Games [for Team GB].
"I'd prefer to be the Olympic champion. I thought it was close [between them] at the World championships [in 2015]. I wasn't as fit that time and I thought this time I was ready to put more than 100 per cent in but I didn't come away with the gold m[...]
"I was working him to the body, working him to the head. I thought I was penetrating his guard. Maybe towards the end of a round he would nick a few shots but the majority of the work was done by me, working to the head and body,"
"Movement, etc, would be the tactics, and being unpredictable!"
"I have a good record in WSB and I always enjoy boxing in front of my home crowd at York Hall. The atmosphere is great and the team is in good form so we will be looking to build on this and maintain our excellent start to the season."
It's tough to see your team-mates not get what they're striving for. But boxing's an individual sport so you need to focus on what you need to do and your hopes for the future.
"I fought him before in Turkey [in 2013]. He beat me on points. It was good to get my revenge,". "Because I'm quite a laidback person I can kind of block it out, be neutral going in, focus on my gameplan and be sure I'm tip top, ready to go.
The two boxers that are ahead of me will probably have to box each other at some point, so that does give me an opportunity to overtake at least one of them, provided I keep on winning.
"After the WSB season, it's the European Games, the Europeans, then the Worlds, all majors,". "It's good as long as I get the results. It'll be good preparation and a good learning curve for the Olympics.