“Importantly, he showed heart. He took a big punch from Klitschko and went down but he got back up. He showed real intestinal fortitude. He's consistent, persistent and he didn't give up. There's no quitting in him. I love that he goes out there to hurt his opponent, too. That's what boxing is all about – but most fighters just don't have that hunger.” said Mike Tyson on this article: Mike Tyson says Anthony Joshua is now the biggest name in world boxing. This page contains 9 articles quoting Mike Tyson. Main topics on which Mike Tyson is quoted are Larry Holmes and champion. In addition you’ll find 16 quotes there. All these quotes are mentioned on this page and you can filter them by date and by topics.
Boxing gives kids – like me, like Joshua – an outlet. You can take a guy with nothing, clean them up and next thing he's meeting the President of the United States or the Prime Minister of the UK. It's a great leveller. I really don't think Deontay [...]
It was a great fight. I had actually picked Klitschko to win as I thought this was just some jumped-up young guy from England. But man he fought well. Klitschko is 41 and no-one has ever done that to him. I see the comparison, sure. If you are of an[...]
Importantly, he showed heart. He took a big punch from Klitschko and went down but he got back up. He showed real intestinal fortitude. He's consistent, persistent and he didn't give up. There's no quitting in him. I love that he goes out there to h[...]
With what Joshua can bring now everyone will want to fight him because he is bringing the money to the table. After the Klitschko fight, nobody is going to want to watch Deontay Wilder or any of those guys. They won't pay for it, they want the best [...]
He took a great shot and he went down.
I'm not happy. I can do better. Let's fight again. I fear no man.
After the third I thought 'Oh God, he's not that bad' but he has never fought a fighter like me.
I'm only a little kid, he should have come to get me.
"When I am prepared I will knock anybody out,". "But I need two more fights before I fight these guys.".
"You get old too soon, smart too late."
"He took a great shot and he went down,"
"I'm not happy,". "I can do better. Let's fight again. I fear no man.".
"I made it clear to Larry Holmes that his career is unquestionably over". "Larry was a great champion in his time, but his isn't his time anymore.".
I'm just ferocious, I want your heart, I wanna eat his children, praise be to Allah.