Sugar Ray Robinson has been quoted 11 times. The one recent article where Sugar Ray Robinson has been quoted is Sugar Ray Robinson: There will never be another. Most recently, Sugar Ray Robinson was quoted as having said, “I feinted and them hit him on the chin [with a superb right]”.
There's no doubt he was the better fighter. For once, I just didn't have it.
There ain't nothing or anyone who can get me back in the ring. It's difficult fighting a fellow you look up to. You don't have a feel for fighting a friend.
Maxim [below left] was lucky to stand up to the heat better than I was. It was too hot for walking let alone fighting. Maxim was nothing. He didn't hit me for 10 rounds.
I feinted and them hit him on the chin [with a superb right].
I thought the fight was even for six rounds and that he shaded me in the seventh and eighth. But I purposely let him gain false confidence. Then I got tired of hitting him. It was the shortened punches in the late rounds that did the trick.
I'm going to try and get the first punch in. And I'm sure happy. Of course, if he came up to me in the street and hit me in the mouth, I'd have to defend myself. But I don't want those kind of fights any more.
He's a light-heavyweight now.
"I took about as much abuse as a man can from some people who did not have confidence in my comeback. It became a ghost with me, but it's all over now. It's wonderful to be champion again."
"He's a light-heavyweight now,". "And I'm sure happy. Of course, if he came up to me in the street and hit me in the mouth, I'd have to defend myself. But I don't want those kind of fights any more".
I'm going to try and get the first punch in.
"I never figure to win them all,". "You've got to figure you'll get beat somewhere along the line. I don't want to quit. This was a test. Like my manager said – just too tough for a second fight on a comeback.