The latest quote from Mickey Helliet is: “If someone's telling you, 'I'm going to make sure you are rich and you are famous,' whether they can deliver or not it doesn't matter, if they're selling that dream to them, that's half the job done. Then you see the boxer either stagnating in his career or go backwards or miss out on opportunities that should have been there for him or not be developed. That's a big thing for me, developing fighters.”. It comes from the Empire building: We meet the 'Ginger Don King' article. You’ll find on this page 1 article with Mickey Helliet quoted on topics such as BBC, boxing and boxer. Mickey Helliet has been quoted 8 times in 1 article.
"It's impossible to get a Premiership side that's managed by someone that knows absolutely nothing about football, whose knowledge of football is below basic. In boxing it's not only possible but it happens all the time,"
The amount of kids I've seen transformed through the confidence it gives them. If they stop boxing later, they might take the confidence with them and the belief in themselves that they can do things that they didn't think they could in the beginnin[...]
"It's about giving the guys the very best conditions that we can for them to train,". "From the point of view of a boxing trainer or boxing manager you want to give your guys every single advantage you can.".
I don't want to over-protect them to the point where they don't progress but at the same time I believe in giving them time to learn and develop rather than taking the risk too early and stunting their development. A guy gets beat in his second or t[...]
"We will have different projects that we've got in the pipeline. We will have an amateur club. We're going to have open days for kids that maybe have a vague interest in boxing. They might not want to do it competitively but they might like the idea[...]
"Through boxing, whether you like it or not, you learn the values of hard work, of dedicating yourself to achieving a goal and not stopping working until you've achieved it. And then realizing, 'Actually I can achieve higher than what I ever thought[...]
"If someone's telling you, 'I'm going to make sure you are rich and you are famous,' whether they can deliver or not it doesn't matter, if they're selling that dream to them, that's half the job done. Then you see the boxer either stagnating in his [...]
"The first guys I signed up I messed their careers up. We should have taken a different path and we didn't, partly due to my inexperience. I have to take that. I'm quite open to them about it,". "I always did what I felt was right at the time. When [...]