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Many think that elite athletes like me are taken care of. But that is not true, only a few like Sindhu are looked after well.
In fact, I am a bit apprehensive about biopics on sporting personalities in our country after seeing a few films. But my biopic is not going to be the same; it's completely different.
If I lose a match, I don't get sad or feel down. But if I lose a close match, I surely have sleepless nights.
I stopped playing mixed doubles and there is no result in mixed doubles. I was world number six. People who are talking about me and my performance and questioning my career and my achievements, where is the next mixed doubles pair, please show it to me. I would like to know.
Being a player, I am supposed to train and practice and only think about my game, what I have to develop and what weaknesses I have to take care of.
I don't expect people to understand, but as players who love the sport and have constantly been thrown a rock at by our association and now the Govt, there is only so much one can take.
Consistency is most important in international level and once you have it, you become a different player.
Unlike badminton playing major nations of the world, we never had a specialist doubles coach and so the discipline remained neglected.
I don't court controversies, but when I state facts, which are hard to digest for male-dominated authorities, they call them squabble.
I have fought back. From not being allowed to play, I have now qualified for Olympics in two events, it is satisfying. I feel proud.
Mollie Hemingway

Mollie Hemingway

When various Democrats up to and including Sen. Barbara Boxer objected to previous Electoral College votes in 2004 and 2016, they were not the victim of cancel mobs. In fact, they were praised by the media and Democratic Party leaders.

Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh

I loved Farhan’s look in the ‘Toofaan’ teaser. He has made a wonderful physique for the role of a boxer.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

As long as some players are getting fined more for showing an advertisement on their boxer shorts or whatever it is than other players are for being racist then that’s morally wrong and it has to change.

Bugzy Malone

Bugzy Malone

Collyhurst and Moston was where I learned about professionalism. I’d never had a job prior to walking in the gym, and I witnessed the hard work that went into being a boxer.

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett

Boxing has parallels with stand-up, because you’re on your own. If a boxer gets knocked out in the first round, it’s humiliating.

Chesney Hawkes

Chesney Hawkes

I still get knickers thrown on stage, but not as much as they used to. In fact, I get bloke’s boxer shorts thrown on and someone rolled a coconut on stage the other night.

Benson Henderson

Benson Henderson

If a guy’s a very good wrestler or a really good boxer or has a really good high kick, you prepare for that. It’s the same when you’re going to fight someone who talks a lot of crap.

Benson Henderson

Benson Henderson

It’s a very slippery slope when you have a world champion boxer fighting an MMA guy for the sake of money, and he can’t knock him out in the first round. He has to make sure he carries him a little bit.

Frank Shamrock

Frank Shamrock

This sport started with the question, Who would win, a karate guy or a boxer? A judo guy or a wrestler? That was the original draw behind the sport. That’s what caught everybody’s attention.

Vikram Bhatt

Vikram Bhatt

In a horror film the protagonist should be vulnerable enough for audience to be worried about him. You can’t have a six feet boxer and expect audience to worry about him.

Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh

Jagdish Singh was my basic coach, and he trained me from my very early days in boxing, teaching me the fundamentals of the sport. He was the one who shaped me into a boxer, disciplined me when I required disciplining.

Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh

When I walk for a designer, I walk the ramp as Vijender Singh, the boxer. I believe that by doing so, boxing will at least, in some way, get promoted in our entertainment industry. Plus, if cricketers can, why can’t I?

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury

I just want to make money, get on with my life, and be involved in good fights. If I’m not going to be involved in good fights, then what’s the point being a boxer?

Vasyl Lomachenko

Vasyl Lomachenko

I became a professional boxer because I want the attention and interest to come back to boxing. I want people interested in boxing. That’s very important to me.

Tony Bellew

Tony Bellew

I don’t claim to be the best boxer in the world. What I claim to do is give 100% when I get in that ring.

Tory Burch

Tory Burch

I went to an all-girls school in a uniform and always got detention for wearing colorful boxer shorts under my kilt.

Terry Funk

Terry Funk

I am sick and tired of Cassius Clay going around and saying he is the greatest and what a tremendous boxer he has been.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard

When I was fighting, I would look to excite the crowds with a bolo punch or something taunting. Looking back, they were legal – but not sportsmanlike. I don’t recommend another boxer try them. But we looked more to make the robot fights dramatic first and realistic second.

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