Roberto Duran has been quoted 13 times. The one recent article where Roberto Duran has been quoted is Roberto Duran on how to beat Gennady Golovkin. Most recently, Roberto Duran was quoted as having said, “So when they told me I was getting that opportunity, I became very excited and I began training straight away, because I needed to become champion, I had to become a champion.”.
He didn't need to, that I was too slow for him.
Also, I never said the words, No Mas.' That was made up by American commentator Howard Cosell. He didn't like me very much, because I never gave him many interviews. So he made that up. I waved my arms in the air, yes, but I never said anything. How[...]
Me! Myself, I am the best. But after me, my top-four is: Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson.
It's a good film, with accuracy. It goes up to my fight with Davey Moore (in 1983) and this is where it ends, so I hope for a sequel; a second film that will focus on the 1980s and all those big fights.
So when they told me I was getting that opportunity, I became very excited and I began training straight away, because I needed to become champion, I had to become a champion.
My manager called me, I was just at home watching TV, and he said he had got me a fight with the new superstar from America. He told me I'd be fighting the best America had to offer, a fighter that was called The King of New York. I wanted to be The[...]
"I wanted to put more pressure on him but my body wouldn't let me,"
"When I see him there so thin," "my tears run out because he used to be a muscular guy. I start crying and I hug him, and I kiss him and I tell my daughter to kiss him."
"I don't like him for a lot or reasons," "mostly because he is the only man ever to beat me. And he is the only man to ever knock me down. I don't like him for a lot of reasons, but I have to respect him for them."
"I will never fight again,". "I am retiring from boxing now.".
"[Ray] Leonard is a much better fighter and boxer,". "I want Hagler again. I think I deserve a rematch.".
"That's a good one,". "We lost and we aren't making any excuses. That's funny.".
"If I was in shape, he'd be in the graveyard."