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    People still look at me as the champion and that's very important to me.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: people 
     
    Even though the outcome wasn't the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: heart  fight 
     
    The situation right after the fight wasn't too good; I believe I'm still the only champion in the world who never received the belt inside the ring once you've won the title. I held that against the English fans for a long time but I felt that also motivated me.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: time  world  believe  fight  right 
     
    You know, I think I had a great career; there's not much I think I'd do different other than get a title shot much earlier. I didn't get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: fight  career 
     
    When a man goes into the ring, he's going to war.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: men  war 
     
    In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: people  pain  world  respect  fight 
     
    Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: people  bad 
     
    You know looking back on it now I used the fight and after the fight as motivation, to make sure I was going to be the best middleweight in the world for a long time.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: time  world  fight 
     
    I am a fighter who walks, talks and thinks fighting but I try not to look like it
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: fighting 
     
    Well, you can't trust most people in this game, period; it can be a very shady business.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: people  trust  business  games 
     
    Whether Pacquiao loses in the first round, whether he knocks out Mayweather in the first round, it's still going to be the biggest fight in history.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: fight 
     
    Nothing can intimidate me. I just go out and destruct and destroy.
    — Marvin Hagler
    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.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: work  world  focus  respect  media 
     
    It's hard to get up at 6am when you're wearing silk pyjamas.
    — Marvin Hagler
    Don't doubt me, because that's when I get stronger.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: doubt 
     
    I like to see the smiles on people's faces when I show them I can do the impossible.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: smile  impossible 
     
    The only difference between street fighting and boxing is there a ref there from stopping me from killing you
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: fighting 
     
    If they cut my bald head open, they will find one big boxing glove. That's all I am. I live it.
    — Marvin Hagler
    tags: live 
     
    It's tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5 am when you've been sleeping in silk pajamas
    — Marvin Hagler
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