Heavyweight Champion Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Heavyweight Champion Quotes from famous persons: David Haye, Frank Deford, Chris Connelly, Floyd Patterson, Tyson Fury. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Heavyweight Champion Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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When I first went to Fitzroy Lodge, I said I was going to be heavyweight champion of the world and retire when I was 30. This is when I was 10.
I think the best thing I’ve written is a story called ‘The Boxer and the Blonde.’ It’s a piece about Billy Conn, the white would-be heavyweight champion of the world, who lived in Pittsburgh.
Given how majestically slim she always was, it’s a little odd to admit that I can remember bellowing that Whitney Houston was The Heavyweight Champion of the World! on the MTV News floor back in the ’90s.
Chris Connelly
I’ve been knocked down more than any heavyweight champion in history.
Floyd Patterson
Boxing is a dying sport, really. Years ago, the world heavyweight champion could be said to have reached the highest pinnacle of sport. Even in this country, boxers were heroes. Think of Henry Cooper and Frank Bruno.
For me, I believe George Foreman was a bad example because when he became world heavyweight champion again at 42, that made a lot of fighters think they could also carry on.
Anyone that holds a championship you are on a list of a very few people that have had that special honor, and it is really incredible to say that no matter what you say about my wrestling career I was a World Heavyweight Champion and you can’t take that away from me.
I need to become the undisputed heavyweight champion. As soon as I become, I will turn back and say, ‘Guys, thank you very much for your participation. Thanks everyone.’ I will thank the Lord, I will go to the ground and say farewell, and I will go home.
That feeling is one of the things that keep me going. On July 6, 1998, I became the WCW heavyweight champion of the world!
Becoming the heavyweight champion is not what I’m dreaming of – it’s my goal. It’s what I’m planning to do.
The heavyweight champion of the world shouldn’t just be heavyweight champion of the world. He should use his position to help other people, such as myself.
I would mark 2015 down as the best year of my life. Now, I beat a couple of legends, became World Heavyweight Champion, ascended to the very top of the industry; I got two cats – that was a big deal in 2015.
Ethan Carter III
I always told everyone I’d be heavyweight champion of the world one day. They’d say, ‘All right, whatever.’ I said, ‘OK, you’ll see.’
The goal is to be heavyweight champion of the world.
I want to be the light heavyweight champion of the world.
The days of the heavyweight champion as civil rights leader are long gone. You think you’d see Ali rolling around on the floor of an ESPN Zone? I don’t think so.
I went from being a guy who was sparingly being used on television to being the World Heavyweight Champion and the focus of a lot of the storylines on Smackdown.
The record books might not indicate it, but if you ask me, Chael is a former WEC light heavyweight champion.
I had two managers who couldn’t stand each other. I had a promoter, Don King, who couldn’t get any fights, and I was fighting once a year. I knocked out Norton and then didn’t fight for 13 months. Then I fight the heavyweight champion of the world.
I want to be World Heavyweight Champion, but unfortunately, that didn’t happen.
I was brought into the life of one Bas Rutten in 2001 at a grappling tournament that I was attending to support a friend of mine. I had never met Bas before but, of course, knew who he was: the King of Pancrase, UFC Heavyweight champion, and the commentator with Pride.
I’m really excited about my future plans, as I’m doing things differently and currently training like a Trojan in pursuit of becoming heavyweight champion of the world.
I was champion in Dream at middleweight, I’m champion in Strikeforce at light heavyweight, and my final goal is to be heavyweight champion of the world.
Becoming heavyweight champion and holding the top title is on my bucket list. That spot is always getting tighter and tighter, but why not? A man can always dream.
Every time we do a new record, we do the best we can. For us, every record is stepping into the ring with another heavyweight champion.
I tell you very openly: it’s much easier to be the heavyweight champion of the world than to be the mayor of Kiev.
Me, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Lyoto Machida, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, all shared a two-bedroom apartment together.
By the time 2020 comes around I expect to be world heavyweight champion.
I got into this business for one reason, and I stayed in this business for one reason: To be the World Heavyweight Champion. I think if you are in professional wrestling, and you don’t have that dream or aspire to be the best and carry that World Heavyweight Championship, then you are in the wrong business.
My dream would be fighting against whoever the WWE World Heavyweight Champion was at WrestleMania.
I know one day I will be the world heavyweight champion and that Britain will be proud of me.
The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.
Whaddya know? I’m the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.
Jack Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion, so I took part of his name. I admired Rocky Marciano, so I took part of his name.
I always support British athletes of all sports, including Tyson Fury. I think he’s a great boxer. However, if he’s calling out UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez, then quite frankly, he’s living in a fantasy world and needs to come back to reality.
I can’t explain it, but from the first day I stepped into a wrestling ring, I knew that one day I was going to be a big superstar. I knew that one day I would be the NWA World Heavyweight Champion like my hero, Lou Thesz.
It’s no easy job being a World Heavyweight Champion; these guys like Cena, Sheamus, these guys are modeled around that and are champs for a reason.
As far as working against Finn Balor, I always idolized him. I looked up to him. When I was in Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling, he came to Dragon Gate, and was the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion.
There’s very few people that ever have a chance to become World Heavyweight Champion.
What could be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you’re the heavyweight champion of the world?
Rocky Marciano
My dream role is Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion.
When I was five years in, I was the UFC heavyweight champion, and all I could think about was fighting.
The only thing I’m concentrating on doing is becoming world heavyweight champion.
My goal is to be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World.
I believe in myself. I want to be a fighter. I want to be heavyweight champion of the world.
Marciano was an idol in a simpler era, when professional athletes were heroes and sportswriters were complicit in building legends rather than exposing them. To the public, all that really mattered was that Rocky had 49 wins in 49 fights and retired in 1956 as the undefeated heavyweight champion of the world.
In boxing, Mike Tyson fascinates me. The attitude and confidence that he could not be beaten when he was heavyweight champion of the world was interesting. He came across as very mild-mannered, and much of what he said made sense.
I’m playing right now a role, and the role is called the ‘Heavyweight Champion of the World.’ And it takes all of the time. And I love this role, and it takes a lot of attention for me for the sport, and I just don’t want to lose the title, so that’s why I have to stay focused and not become an actor.
I want to be more than the heavyweight champion. I want to do great things.
For me, the people who doubt me only fuel me to prove them wrong. I want to prove to them that I am better than they think I am and that I deserve to be on top and I deserve to be World Heavyweight Champion.