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4th May 2012 at 01:00

The champion's mentality

Champions aren't made in gyms, champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last- minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.

Muhammad Ali

I never thought of losing, but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.

Ali again, after losing to Ken Norton in 1973.

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