Top 133 Heavyweight Quotes

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‘WrestleMania‘ was the best day of my life, the greatest opportunity I’ve ever been afforded, but at the same time, no one wants to lose the main event for the WWE world heavyweight championship.

I think 205 is the place for me. I walk around at 225, 230 at the most, and that’s kind of small for a heavyweight. I think 205 is where I’ll be.

Every boxer needs to be able to punch, but none more than me, and that’s because I’m not that skilful, and I’m one of the smallest heavyweights you‘ll ever see.

As the years progress, TNA knew they had something good with the X-Division, then they started building their tag and heavyweight division, and it became one of many good divisions as opposed to the ‘stand out’ division.

It was like a heavyweight fight, man. Just blow for blow, everybody playing their heart out. The Indians never gave up either, and I can’t believe we’re finally standing, after 108 years, finally able to hoist the trophy.

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.

The heavyweight boxing needs Shannon Briggs and boxing needs Shannon Briggs.

I think it’s one of the more underrated careers out there. A lot of times it wasn’t the flashiest stuff, but I’ve gone out there, I’ve had great streaks, I won the light heavyweight belt.

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.

My dream role is Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion.

A perfect record does not mean that someone is the greatest. Rocky Marciano never lost a fight, but I never hear anyone say he’s the greatest heavyweight champion of all time.

I’d rather be very well prepared before I move to heavyweight or light heavyweight. That’s according to my own schedule – no one else‘s.

I might even be at heavyweight one day; I don’t know. You guys know our eating habits is bad down in Hawaii, so your boy might get big, and we might make history.

The goal is to be heavyweight champion of the world.

I fought K-1 at heavyweight.

I’m one of the baddest, hardest-hitting heavyweights in the business. Right here from Alabama, baby.

I can’t think of any heavyweights that would match up well with me. They’re all too big.

The heavyweight division is always very intriguing. These are the heavy hitters, you know? Every time when you do a mistake, it’s the end of the fight. So you have to be careful all the time, and this is what makes this division so intriguing, so exciting for the fans.

I was sparring with Dan Christison, a big heavyweight. I threw a leg kick and broke my fibula. Before the Florian training camp.

I’m a pretty big guy so heavyweight for me it comes very naturally.

I’d love to face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. I would love nothing more.

I used to tease Joe Louis by reminding him that I was the greatest of all time. But Joe Louis was the greatest heavyweight fighter ever.

Me, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Lyoto Machida, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, all shared a two-bedroom apartment together.

Since I was a young wrestling fan, I’ve been fascinated by super heavyweights and was always amazed at Yokozuna’s amazing grace and agility. How could a man who was so large still remain so athletic and retain perfect in-ring timing and spot-on psychology?

I have been dreaming about the heavyweight title it seems since I was born.

I can match any of the fastest heavyweights out there and I am ready for a fight.

David Haye was the perfect opponent for me because he was a small heavyweight with a big name and we were about the same size.

In the heavyweight division, you can’t afford to make a mistake.

I’ve trained women to be catch wrestlers. Shayna Baszler’s a catch wrestler, she‘s clearly not a heavyweight. Megumi Fujii, far from being a heavyweight, and she was a fantastic catch wrestler.

The margin for error with Mark Hunt is a lot smaller than it is with some of the other heavyweights where you can get caught with a shot and maybe recover.

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.

When I was a kid, the guy who was Intercontinental champion was the guy who was next in line for the World Heavyweight championship.

I want to be World Heavyweight Champion, but unfortunately, that didn’t happen.

I would meet Tim Elliott at 135. At heavyweight if he wanted.

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.

The heavyweight championship of the world was the most coveted title in sports. Everyone knew who the heavyweight champion was. And not only when it was Muhammad Ali or Rocky Marciano: they knew when it was Ingemar Johansson.

When I created the Cruiserweight division in WCW, nobody called them cruiserweights in the industry at that point. That was a boxing term, not a wrestling term, but I did not want to call them junior heavyweights, light heavyweights, or anything that made them sound diminutive. I wanted it to sound special and cool.

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 believe coming up to heavyweight, I can shine. That’s where I feel the best in terms of being agile, speed, cardio, all that kind of stuff plus I have the power.

I would love to have gone there, fight at Madison Square Garden or a casino in Las Vegas, but there are no American heavyweights now who can pose a challenge to me.

Once I knock Szpilka out, I want all the Polish fans to come on the ‘Bronze Bomber‘ train as I bring the heavyweight division back to the top.

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’ve been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls, to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights; I’ve been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is.

Will McDonough
I train with faster, lighter guys, I train with guys from my category. I also train with heavyweight guys.

To have a heavyweight world champion from Manchester is something you can only dream of.

That’s why I train with faster guys, lighter guys, my category and with the heavyweight guys. Because I want to be ready for everything.

My goal is to be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World.

I feel like a lot of fans would like to see me with the heavyweight championship.

Becoming the heavyweight champion is not what I’m dreaming of – it’s my goal. It’s what I’m planning to do.

The post-Soviet mafia wove a spider‘s web of dirty money around the world. Where better to attack it than to start with the Ukrainian criminal heavyweights – the ‘family‘ and its closest circle?

Yulia Tymoshenko
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.

I always loved Evander Holyfield because people think of him as a small heavyweight, but of course from the waist up he was a pretty good-sized guy, but he just had these little skinny legs and no booty and it made him look like he was small.

I went from being a junior – and probably set to be Kushida’s arch-nemesis until the cows came home – to suddenly being vaulted into the heavyweight title picture for the Intercontinental championship. That taught me a lesson: I couldn’t put a limit on myself.

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.

In the heavyweight division, if you get clipped, you’re going to sleep.

I didn’t really know who Cassius Clay was. I just wanted to show America through a heavyweight championship fight. Ever since my childhood, I’d been fascinated by the way the whole country becomes polarised around this event.

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.

Me becoming the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world, it’s a blessing.

My first broadcast partner provided color commentary even though he was totally blind. Leroy McGuirk was a former NCAA Wrestling Champion at Oklahoma State University and long time kingpin of the NWA Junior Heavyweight Division before losing his sight in a car accident in Little Rock in the early 1950s.

I tell you very openly: it’s much easier to be the heavyweight champion of the world than to be the mayor of Kiev.

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
There’s no other heavyweight in the division like me, especially when it comes into the athletic department. I’m the most athletic heavyweight in the division.

It’s easier to be heavyweight than make 205!

The WWE and World Heavyweight Titles are the ones everyone is aiming for, and if you’re not aiming for them, you are in the wrong business – and I like to think that when the time is right, I will get my shot.

I think everyone has knockout power. I mean, it’s the heavyweight division.

Some of those guys show a lot of promise, especially Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. Even the kid Joseph Parker, who Joshua is about to fight, shows a lot of promise. I’m looking forward to some really exciting fights in the heavyweight division to come.

When the fans say ‘Werdum is the greatest heavyweight in the world,’ I love this for sure.

I’m here to be the greatest combat sports heavyweight of all-time, and if that includes taking out Jon Jones to do that, then that’s what I’ve got to do.

I love fighting big guys because I’m fast. I’m not a big, light heavyweight. I can move. I can get inside on them. I’m inside, I’m wrestling with them, and they’re just wrestling, but all the time, I’m chopping; I’m slapping.

Whaddya know? I’m the first Mexican heavyweight champion of the world.

There are hundreds of young fighters whose handlers believe them to be a future world champion or the next great heavyweight or another Sugar Ray Robinson. The young men who inspire these beliefs are known as ‘prospects.’

I main-evented a sold-out Budokan Arena show; I participated in the first-ever ladder match in NJPW, made the transition from junior to heavyweight, and earned a G1 win with a series full of performances that I’m personally very proud of.

That feeling is one of the things that keep me going. On July 6, 1998, I became the WCW heavyweight champion of the world!

Mike Tyson is the most complex person I’ve ever met in my life. I’ve known Mike since 1986. We’re both from Brooklyn. I didn’t know him growing up, but once he became heavyweight champion, I knew him then.

Personally, I think I might end up fighting heavyweight in the future. I can just see myself keep growing. I’ll be 24, 25, growing 2, 3, 4 more inches, and putting on a lot of muscle. I can absolutely see it.

People don’t usually have long careers as heavyweights because they mature into the role. Look at amateur wrestling, you don’t usually see guys go to heavyweight as freshman. I was just blessed that even though I wasn’t as big as some of the other guys, I was able to step in right away at heavyweight.

I went to see President Nixon at the White House. It wasn’t difficult to get a meeting because I was heavyweight champion of the world. So I came to Washington and walked around the garden with Nixon, his wife and daughter. I said: I want you to give Ali his licence back. I want to beat him up for you.

I set out in the beginning to be the heavyweight champion of the world. From a very young age, I was going to be the heavyweight champion of the world. Nothing else was a problem to me. That’s what I’ll finish doing.

Listen, anyone in the heavyweight division in the top ten, there is no easy fight. I don’t care what you say.

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.

Speed is something that, in the heavyweight division, we don’t have a lot of.

Francis Ngannou
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.

In 1973 I became heavyweight champion of the world with 38 victories, no defeats as a professional. You get to a point where you think you cannot lose. I felt like I had the greatest power with my fists, I was the strongest man in the world.

People don’t like to see a sloppy fight, to see heavyweights wallow around. They like to see exciting fighters.

I think I could be one of – if not the – greatest fight sports heavyweight of all-time. Not even just MMA, just the greatest combat sports heavyweight.

One of the great moments for me was Riddick Bowe defeating Evander Holyfield to win the world heavyweight title. That was a night when you thought, ‘Woah, this guy is special.’ But then after that Riddick never really fulfilled his potential.

My body size and everything was perfect for being a heavyweight wrestler rather than being a linebacker.

What makes our business so unique is that if a cruiserweight and a heavyweight get into the ring, styles like Rey Mysterio, Jericho, Guventud, Eddie, are able to jump from that label from cruiserweight into a heavyweight.

I’ve played with all of the heavyweights in the modern jazz, progressive jazz movement. I’ve been fortunate enough to play with them, a who’s who. All of those guys, I’ve been fortunate enough to have performed with.

Wilder is not a big draw in the U.S. He maybe sells 5,000 to 10,000 tickets when he’s fighting in his own town for the heavyweight champion.

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 know what I am getting into with heavyweights. Not one of them can dictate against me because, firstly, they don’t have feet fast enough. Secondly, while there are far better athletes and stronger fighters than me, even some who are quicker, they don’t have the ring IQ I have. It allows me to dictate.

If I train hard and have a great training camp, and I’m as prepared as I can be, I can take any heavyweight in the world.

At the end of the day, when you’re dealing with heavyweights who can punch, anything is possible. When you’ve got a big heavyweight who has knockout power, anything’s possible.

It don’t matter if I got a broke hand, got a torn muscle: I’m going to fight like heavyweight champions do.

I want to be the great American heavyweight.

I set some goals for myself. I really want to run through this whole heavyweight division.

It would be nice to crack America, but I need the opponent to do that. If Eddie Chambers is the best American heavyweight they can dig up, it’s a very sad state of affairs.

As a heavyweight, I’ve not missed dieting. Those days where you’re sore or tired, it makes me feel happy to know I can eat a bar of chocolate.

I’m not going to retire until I win the NWA World Heavyweight Title, the same belt my dad had. I’m going to win that title before I hang it up.

My punching power passes any other heavyweight.

I always ask myself why old heavyweights come back, but I plan to stay out of the ring.

Lennox Lewis
One of the biggest obstacles I’ve overcome in my life was thinking I didn’t deserve to be successful. Artistically I’m not as much of a heavyweight as someone like Paul Simon or Joni Mitchell, because I’m not a creator of original music, and I worried about that for years.

My brother is much stronger, faster, and when he becomes heavyweight champion again, I will be in his corner. One Klitschko may be gone now, but not the Klitschko name.

The thing is that anybody in the heavyweight division can be champion any day just because of one punch.

I want to be the light heavyweight champion of the world.

I feel great being the first Mexican heavyweight UFC champion.

Cain has proven himself as the best heavyweight of all time, and it would be hard to strip him.

Everyone wants to see the heavyweight division unified. It’ll happen.

It’s like I say all the time, it’s the heavyweight division. It doesn’t matter if the guys a black belt or if he’s a world-class boxer. We still have a 50-50 chance.

Wilder has taken the hardest fights, out of any heavyweight in the world. He’s fought the most difficult fighters, in my opinion.

For me, to get any match is fine. For me to be thrown right into the mix and be named No. 1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Championship is a blessing.

It’s what you bring to the table for downloads and how many pay-per-views you can get. For an up and coming heavyweight, it’s difficult to break into that scene. You have to take a pay cut.

I want to be the fighting heavyweight of the world. America needs one of those, and I can be that guy for them.

I don’t care where I’m at in the heavyweight division. As long as I win enough, so they keep me. That’s about it.

I eat tall, chinny, Eastern European heavyweights for breakfast.

It’s no secret that the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship is a huge dream of mine. There’s been so many guys I looked up to – Pegasus Kid, Owen Hart, Liger, Prince Devitt, Kota Ibushi… the best of the best have held that belt.

An offer to fight Muhammad Ali came after Stevenson won his second Olympic gold in Montreal in 1976. Stevenson was at his peak. The world had never seen a heavyweight with the tools Stevenson brought into the ring.

The British scene in boxing, not just the heavyweight division, is popping.

If I can be heavyweight champion of boxing, I have to try. That is why I want to train myself in professional boxing.

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.

Once a popular Alaska governor with a modest record of accomplishment, Palin could conceivably revive her reputation in this era of short memories. But it’s hard to imagine her name atop the GOP ballot in 2016, when a cast of heavyweights who sat out 2012 will be vying for the nomination.

Nobody will hold it against him if he cancels the fight with Dereck Chisora – the public aren’t interested in that fight; nobody knows who he is. It is pretty sad but shows the mindset of Wladimir Klitschko and why he will go down in history as a heavyweight who just fought the worst possible people out there.

You have to know how to move properly. A lot of these heavyweights go out there and they’re fighting like it’s a street fight. They’re trying to win in the first 30 seconds.

There are not many heavyweight fighters to come by, so having so many sparring partners is a big luxury a lot of other fighters don’t have.

Junior Dos Santos is one of the best heavyweight fighters of all time, and he has proven it by being a champion. That is something that I want to be in my career, and I understand to achieve that, I have to beat guys like him.

All these other heavyweights are great challenges for me. But they have had their time – and I need to be 100 per cent ready for these fighters – but I don’t fear any of them.

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
What could be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you’re the heavyweight champion of the world?

Rocky Marciano
To me, being heavyweight world champion and Olympic sprint champion are the two greatest prizes in sport.

There are 7 billion people in the world, but there’s only one heavyweight champion of the world, and that’s me.

Welterweights have what heavyweights have but they also have what flyweights have. We have speed and power. We have what it takes to keep a certain tempo but also deliver the hard shots that the heavyweights have.

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.