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Roberto Duran Quotes

Roberto Durán Samaniego is a retired professional boxer from Panama, widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
(1951 - )

Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches.

I am not an animal in my personal life. But in the ring there is an animal inside me. Sometimes it roars when the first bell rings. Sometimes it springs out later in a fight. But I can always feel it there, driving me and pushing me forward. It is what makes me win. It makes me enjoy fighting.

I'm not God - but I am something similar.

Sometimes I wouldn't go home, two weeks, three weeks, four weeks at a time. I would sleep in the streets then wake up in the morning to sell newspapers or to shine shoes. That's the way it was.
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