Monday, September 30, 2013

Renzo Gracie on knowing himself truly and completely

Since competing in MMA makes you learn so much about yourself, Renzo Gracie has used it as a path of self-discovery:

"I will die shitting on my pants like everybody else, but knowing who I was...Knowing for sure and truly who I was."

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Chris Weidman on hard work and luck

Chris Weidman on hard work:

I believe that when preparation meets opportunity, I guess that's what you consider luck; so it's just hard work.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Floyd Mayweather on using your talents and skills

Inspiring words from Floyd Mayweather:

Everybody is blessed with a certain talent, you have to know what your talent have to maximize it and push it to the limit.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Floyd Mayweather quotes from the Howard Stern show

One of the most telling things Floyd Mayweather said during this interview was about his bronze medal he won at the Olympics. He says he didn't win the bronze, he received it:

"You only can win a gold...I don't even got it, I don't know who got it...I'm not impressed with it. I was born to be a winner"

He unflinchingly has the mindset of a winner.

 Other quotes from the interview:

"You have to relax...Take your time and go out there and get the job done. Always keep your composure"

"I just got the will to win at life"

"TMT is about being rich at heart"

Conor McGregor: Everything works, every move

Conor McGregor on learning from everyone:

Everything works. There's a time and place for every single move, no matter what it is...That's the approach I take.

Roxanne Modafferi on shooting for the stars

Chris Weidman on confidence and hard work

Chris Weidman on the correlation between hard work and confidence.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Chris Weidman on believing in yourself

11 minutes into this video Chris Weidman talks about self-confidence:

Believing in yourself at this stage of the game 99% of everything.

Mike Tyson on friends and enemies


Mike Tyson on friends and enemies:

"Everybody you fight is not your enemy and everybody that helps you is not your friend"

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Jon Jones on manifesting dreams with the Law of Attraction

Jon Jones on manifesting dreams in his reality:

I really feel like a walking testimony of like if you set your mind to things, how things can come true for you. I feel like I'm like, like the law of attraction. I feel like I'm living that life wholeheartedly. Everything that I've looked for out of life, it's come to be so far...I'm working hard, I'm not getting lucky, I'm earning things...I feel like a living testament to how you can just put your mind to anything and make it happen. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Jon Jones on no limits

The only limitations are the ones we put on ourselves and I just don’t believe in limiting myself
- Jon Jones

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Georges St-Pierre on overcoming problems

Georges St-Pierre comments about his recipe for overcoming obstacles in his book The Way of the Fight.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Floyd Mayweather on giving one hundred percent

Floyd Mayweather on his definition of a winner:

I want the young champions to know, winning is not always getting your hand raised. Winning is going out there giving whatever you do 100%.  As long as you know you gave whatever you did 100% you're considered a winner in my book.

Ronda Rousey on not cutting corners

Ronda Rousey on not cutting any corners to be the greatest:

You want to be the best in the world you can't cut any corners. Why do you think swimmers shave their arm hair off? Because every little thing counts.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Dominick Cruz on the mental game

Dominick Cruz has an incredible work ethic, which has strengthened his mind. But he continues to develop his mental game through learning from great champions such as boxing great Floyd Mayweather.


Monday, September 9, 2013

Erik Perez: Nada es imposible en la vida

Nothing is impossible in life.

Nick Newell and Jim Abbott

A great video with two great one-handed athletes in Jim Abbott and Nick Newell. Abbott says: Believe that there's a way.

If you can be optimistic, if you can have that belief, you can do it.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Brendan Schaub Quotes

UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is fierce competitor in the cage but a very friendly individual outside of it.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Quotes from Chris Beal from TUF 18

Chris Beal from The Ultimate Fighter 18:

- "I was told there was a lot of things I wouldn't be able to accomplish and I wouldn't be able to do, but I'm doing it."

- "People said I wouldn't make it but I just kept fighting, because that's what I do"

- "Focussing on fighting, that saved my life completely"

- "I want to show him (his son) that if you work hard, no matter what, you can do it"

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