Rocky Marciano - Quotes

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Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one? ---->>>

I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn't move. I couldn't make myself move. It was the strangest feeling. ---->>>

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

In the ring, I never really knew fear. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I believe, in my prime, I could have fought with anybody alive. ---->>>

I don't want to be remembered as a beaten champion. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-01, 1923
Die: 08-31, 1969
Occupation: Athlete

Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), best known as Rocky Marciano, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955, and held the world heavyweight title from 1952 to 1956. He went undefeated in his career and defended the title six times, against Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, Ezzard Charles (twice), Don Cockell and Archie Moore (wikipedia)