This page is completely dedicated to what Vinny Pazienza has to say. All of Vinny Pazienza’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to Vinny Pazienza came from an article called LONG READ Bleed for This - the story of Vinny Paz: “From when I was a kid, I just wanted to fight,”.
"Gilbert Dele,". "The fight in Providence at the Civic Center for the WBA junior-middleweight [super-welterweight] title. I was down and out, people counted me out, I came back, bam, win the world title. There was nothing like it. And then I break m[...]
"I think I deserve to be in wholeheartedly,"
"I didn't want to sell mortgages, I didn't want to deal with people. To be honest, I really didn't, because I didn't want to fight and argue over money. All I wanted to do was fight. And I got lucky that I had the greatest parents. My father was abl[...]
"The first round, he [Oliveira] wasn't hitting me,"
"My doctor was like 75 years old,". "One time when he clicked the ratchet – because it was literally a ratchet he used to get the screws out of my head – I hit him on his thigh and I went, 'Doc, you're going the wrong f*****g way.' He said, 'Vinny, [...]
"The first time I talked to him on the phone, he was really nice and I could tell we'd get along easily,". "He's like my brother now. After we were talking a little while, he says, 'Vinny, I want to hang out with you a little bit. I want to get your[...]
"I fought for 20 years as a pro, I entertained millions and millions of people, I brought millions of people to boxing that would have never watched boxing. And just for that alone. But I won five different 'world' titles, I won 50 fights, and I fou[...]
"From when I was a kid, I just wanted to fight,"
"It's so crazy the things that have happened to me because of my boxing career,". "Not everyone gets it, I understand that. And I totally appreciate it, love it and respect it. If there's one word to describe it, I'd say that it's cool.".