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The fight with Holmes was a plus. I gained so much experience.
Am I complicated? Nah, I’m interesting. I just like having a good time.
When I was 15, I decided to take up the sport seriously, so I went down to the Y.M.C.A. My first day there, this little Italian guy beat my brains out. I decided to quit. Then I realized I really wanted to be a fighter. I worked at it, went back, and that little Italian guy didn’t beat me up no more.
I have a great life. I’m the happiest guy in the world.
I either had to concentrate on fighting, or I had to help my family. I chose my family. I love my mom; I love my family.
I’m a happy guy. I just want to see people laugh and smile.
The past is yesterday. I’m looking forward to tomorrow.
It’s like you always think that when you get to a goal, you’ll be happy. But then there is always something else that interests you.
I retired when I was 30, with all my marbles and a few bucks. But a lot of guys leave boxing penniless with no skills. Men in their 30s and early 40s, old for boxing, young in life, but also old in the job market if you’re just getting started with no education. These guys need someone in their corner.
I was a left hooker, and I loved hooking. I also really liked to jab and mix it up right away.
I liked to watch the expression in the fighter’s face change when you connected with him. You know when you connect in the right spot. It’s like a tunnel vision.
I believe in my abilities as a fighter.
Fighting is not something you can just turn off.
I’m one crazy, crazy guy.
I’ve always wanted to fight. I love to fight.
I know I can fight; that’s the only thing that matters to me.
I was a small kid from Huntington, Long Island. I never imagined that anything like that would happen to me.
Everybody handles pressure differently.
I’ve spent most of my life in prison. I was a prisoner of my fear and my low self-esteem.
I was embarrassing against Spinks.
When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing.
Boxing was a way to express my anger. All of a sudden, I was expressing anger, and I was good at it. I was like a Jekyll and Hyde. Boxing helped me because I was fighting the anger out. I was knocking guys out.
I just like people. We have a good time together.
Long Island has a great boxing tradition.
I believe in myself. I want to be a fighter. I want to be heavyweight champion of the world.
My career got sidetracked after fighting Holmes.