Alexis Arguello

Alexis Arguello

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Author Profession: Nicaraguan Athlete
Born: April 19, 1952
Age: 64 years old
Birth Sign: Aries

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I believe more in precision, when you have the capability, like when you see a mosquito fly and you're able to hit it, you're able to hit it with a couple of short sharp shots... it's a beautiful thing.

Aside from a handful of guys boxing is missing the good trainers, that's why our sport is so in the air now because we don't have people who have the capability to not only train fighters but also train and create decent respectable citizens of the world.

Of course after the fight you want to make sure that you're okay and so is the other guy, it's a brotherhood in there, so you want to make sure everyone is okay after the war is over.

When you won that title you should know now that you are representing a whole country or nation with your actions and you are now in a glass house or under a microscope and you better be ready to make your people proud.

I have no regrets because I did everything by the book.

I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.

See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that's why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it.

It was a natural process, because when we go to the ring we are human beings, but once you feel the punches and the competition that's when the beast comes out and takes hold of us.

When money comes into play then that's all it's about wanting money, who's making the most who can get the most, me, me me... and in the end it screws up the person and the sport.

Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.

Actually punching is a mistake; a heavy hitter will cut you with one shot.

Later in July I'm going to be promoting and putting on a boxing show of amateur fighters from July 21st through the 28th where one hundred kids will be fighting and competing with each other to see who's going to be the best.

I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.

Boxing gave me the opportunities to grow into the person that I am today.

I'd say the most memorable thing for me was my dedication and motivation in how I got so involved in boxing.

I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend.

Fighters with 13 fights are winning world titles, and of course they don't know how to behave.

I'm doing it, I took responsibility in my country and I've done it with my bare hands.

Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money.

When I was in top shape I'd go to the ring and show my conditioning.

I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Tina Turner

My mother was against me being an actress - until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra. Angie Dickinson bio

You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about. Sophia Loren

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