Larry Merchant Quotes


Jameel McCline acts as if attacking Wladimir Klitschko is akin to attacking Russia during winter

Betting stimulates the caring glands. That is where there is so much caring at the racetrack.

There are too many governing bodies. They're all corrupt. I think they have replaced the old Mobsters with the kind of 'corporate rule' of boxing.

I don't think that boxing historians have been able to find a case in which a great fighter or a fighter presumed to be a great fighter came to such an ignominious end.

Nothing will kill boxing and nothing can save it.

The Super Bowl is like Christmas shopping at Macy's for bookies.

The thorough bred against a clamor or rather the Porsche vs. the pickup truck.

It's hard to break through the clutter of fighters out there trying to get attention.

Just because you BEAT Michael Jordan doesn't mean you BECOME Michael Jordan.

To say he has a glass chin is an insult to glass.

Fernando Vargas may have had a 6-pack in his stomach but he didn't have a six-pack on his chin.

Follow the wisdom of the great actor James Cagney you hit your mark you look the other guy in the eye and you tell the truth.

Vitali Klitschko doesn't get enough credit for how intelligent he fights because he knows when to throw at the target and when to throw through the target.

This fight figures to be crunk

Too much youth hunger mission and talent.

Was it your strategy to just take as much punishment as you could and then hope he would fall down?

If I were 50 years younger I would kick your ass

No use gambling if you can't lose your head once in a while.