Got the Monday blues? Check out these inspirational quotes from some of the greats of boxing to get your head back in the game and find your motivation to get on that punch bag or aqua punch bag.
"He can have heart, he can hit harder, and he can be stronger, but there's no fighter smarter than me." - Floyd Mayweather Jr.
“Sure, the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.” - George Foreman
"I fight for perfection"
"Do you achieve it?"
"Nah! No one does, but we aim for it," - Mike Tyson
"Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that's in rhythm or you're in trouble." - Sugar Ray Robinson
"There are a lot of things and in order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great." - Marvelous Marvin Hagler
"The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It's the same thing, fear, but it's what you do with it that matters." -Cus D'Amato
“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” - Muhammad Ali
“A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.” - Jack Dempsey
“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” - Sugar Ray Robinson
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion”- Muhammad Ali
“If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.” - Muhammad Ali
“I have always adhered to two principles. The first one is to train hard and get in the best possible physical condition. The second is to forget all about the other fellow until you face him in the ring and the bell sounds for the fight.” - Rocky Marciano