35 Inspirational Anthony Joshua Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Anthony Joshua Quotes On Success

Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He is currently a unified world heavyweight champion, holding three of the four major championships in the sport. In 2017, his victorious fight against Wladimir Klitschko was named Fight of the Year by The Ring and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Joshua is the second British boxer, after James DeGale, to win both a gold medal at the Olympics and a world title by a major professional sanctioning body, as well as being the first British heavyweight to do so. As of September 2018, Joshua is ranked as the world’s best active heavyweight by The Ring, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB), and BoxRec. Known for his exceptional punching power, he has finished all but one of his fights to date by knockout. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Just set yourself a goal and try and stick to it. Because you’ll always end up better than where you started.” Anthony Joshua

2. “No matter how big and strong you are even Tyson said he was scared as hell walking to the ring. Everyone feels the pressure.” Anthony Joshua

3. “For me to have a cheeky little biscuit, it’s not going to hurt. But I need to control those indulgences. I can’t just be scoffing cakes and biscuits five nights a week.” Anthony Joshua

4. “From the neck up is where you win or lose the battle. It’s the art of war. You have to lock yourself in and strategize your mindset.” Anthony Joshua

5. “When you are around people who have money, you realize money isn’t that impressive, it’s about your class, morals and how you conduct yourself.” Anthony Joshua

6. “People have built me up to be untouchable, unbeatable, invincible, and I’m not that. I am a man, and I am a winner, but that can change in a second.” Anthony Joshua

7. “In boxing, it is about the obsession of getting the most from yourself: wanting to dominate the world like a hungry young lion.” Anthony Joshua

8. “The way I meditate is by being organized. I can get real Zen if I go home and tidy the front room.” Anthony Joshua

9. “Sleeping is like meditation: it’s good to rest the body but also to shut the mind down for a bit.” Anthony Joshua

10. “There are two types of warriors: the one that rides through on his horse and tries to slay everyone, and the sniper. I try to be more like the sniper. Bang. Bang. Bang. Break them down, shot by shot.” Anthony Joshua

11. “Cardio is a nice way to start the morning, man. Whether you sit on the bike for half an hour or throw on two jumpers and just sweat, it’s good to get up, get the body active, put on your headphones, and just pedal away.” Anthony Joshua

12. “I was raised well. My parents are from Nigeria; their culture is respectful. Very respectful. But I learned that you have to be determined. It’s not violence or aggression. It’s sheer determination.” Anthony Joshua

13. “This is boxing, not tennis. Everyone likes a bit of rivalry, it makes for a good fight.” Anthony Joshua

14. “You have to speak from a place where all is possible. When you speak from a place where there are limits, you’ve already set yourself up to fail.” Anthony Joshua

15. “Don’t worry about the title. Worry about what you’ve got to do today, tomorrow, the next day, and that title will be waiting for you.” Anthony Joshua

16. “I know every fight could be my last fight and if that happens, that’s not just a health issue, but I’ll be knocked off that king’s stool.” Anthony Joshua

17. “It’s hard to say I don’t like being famous, but how I feel is that I don’t see myself as that person. It baffles me that people would want a picture with me.” Anthony Joshua

18. “I can be the nice family man at home, and then when I go to the gym, maybe sparring with someone, I switch into beast mode. It ain’t pretty.” Anthony Joshua

19. “Sportsmen just do what they do. I’m not trying to be a role model. If there’s any inspiration people can take from me, take as much as you can – from my good and my bad.” Anthony Joshua

20. “Prayer is a form of meditation, isn’t it? It’s the law of attraction: whatever you put out into the universe is what you receive. It’s just kind of putting your thoughts out into the universe.” Anthony Joshua

21. “You’re confident, you’re going to the ring to fight, but there’s always that little thing where you’re thinking, ‘God.’ You’re nervous. But you have to embrace it and enjoy it.” Anthony Joshua

22. “Boxing is the embodiment of who I am, but beyond that, this is a journey of the self and my obsession to get the most from this short life.” Anthony Joshua

23. “It takes a certain type of man to become a boxer, to fight for a living. To be able to have the confidence to hit another man, to control your fears. You must overcome the physical aspect and believe in the art, the discipline of the sport. You need to study. You need to be smart.” Anthony Joshua

24. “The belt doesn’t represent me; it’s how you deal with people, how you represent yourself as a champion. The belt is a sign of a champion, but what makes a champion is the things I have just said.” Anthony Joshua

25. “Cut your arms and legs off, and you’re left with a trunk, which you need to be as strong as possible. It’s easier to push over someone who is tall and skinny than someone short and stocky. That’s why we work everything from the calves to the neck.” Anthony Joshua

26. “I kind of focus on my own stuff, really, and then when people come into my territory, I’ve got to fight them away, and that’s what we do every time fight night happens.” Anthony Joshua

27. “People who do crime do it for reward. But you end up in jail – that’s no reward. Through crime, your ambitions are low.” Anthony Joshua

28. “Religion is supposed to be a positive thing when you look at the true religions around the world, not the fundamentalists. You always have to go with what your spirit tells you, not what people advise you. I’m a man that will always follow my own path.” Anthony Joshua

29. “I don’t have a preferred religion – I’d have to do research. I was born a Christian, but as I’ve grown into my own man, I don’t attach myself to a religion – 100 percent, I have faith. Then it’s locking into what suits me.” Anthony Joshua

30. “Wherever you get to is better than where you started. To stay on the road is a massive achievement.” Anthony Joshua

31. “Prayer is a method practiced from ancient days, so it’s very important for us to maintain a spiritual connection, something that people, gladiators would do years ago, so we’re just maintaining that routine.” Anthony Joshua

32. “What makes a champion great is how he dethrones the guy before him. Look at Mike Tyson against Trevor Berbick and how he crushed him. You have to rip the title away from him.” Anthony Joshua

33. “When you are caught with a big shot, you don’t really feel it. It’s like being in a car crash, and maybe your arm has been ripped off, it is only when you look down at it that you realize it has happened.” Anthony Joshua

34. “The mental is more important than the physical. You know, that voice in your head telling you to give up if it gets tough. That’s my main opponent – making sure that if your body wants to stop, your mind won’t let you.” Anthony Joshua

35. “As long as you have discipline, you can be a success. Discipline is what makes you do everything you need to do.” Anthony Joshua

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