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Gloves Quotes

We’ve collected the best Gloves Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Diego Sanchez, Phil Gingrey, Tyson Fury, Udo Kier, Cody Garbrandt. Use them as an inspiration.

When it’s time to hang up the gloves, I’ll know.
I’m not itching for a fight. But I’m just saying when I see the other guy putting on his boxing gloves and, you know, you’ve got dancing around in the ring, I kind of suspect that maybe a fight’s coming.
My brother Shane and I used to spar with each other in the kitchen. We didn’t have gloves, so we wrapped tea towels around our hands.
I don’t wear gloves when I work in the garden.
Honestly, in this sport everyone is so good, everyone is so talented. You fight with four-ounce gloves on – in a perfect world, you’d be undefeated and walk away. That’s a small percentage. That’s Floyd Mayweather.
Just because someone sends you some gloves you don’t need to keep making several posts with them. That’s not how it works, you have to value your image.
It’s just easy to stay on the couch and say something. Just put your gloves on and step in the octagon with someone.
I do wear gloves for things that sting a lot or prick a lot. But I just like to feel with my hands. I find gloves cumbersome and uncomfortable and I’ve got tough old hands so the old cut doesn’t matter.
When I take a right hand, I roll with it. I don’t absorb every single bit of the punch. There’s different ways to alleviate some of the force of a punch besides just getting out of the way. When I take it, it’s on my gloves.
I think deerskin work gloves are the answer to everything. You can give them to someone who gardens or someone who works outside. And you can give them to someone who grills; they’re great for grilling. I wear them all the time, 24/7.
I actually study boxing – my dad was a Golden Gloves champion so I learned how to fight at a very young age. Growing up in Brooklyn you always had to watch your back, so I pretty much learned to protect myself.
I was preppy, then suddenly switched around age 14. I asked my mother to go to this vintage store, and she let me buy a leopard swing coat, pink cigarette pants, and lime-green gloves.
Once you turn pro and you’re making the big money and kids are buying your sneakers and your skates and your gloves and so on, you are a member of that role model club.
I am trying to be better than anybody who ever laced up a pair of boxing gloves, and I think that pretty much sums up everything.
I have many pairs of long gloves because my wrists get cold as I also like coats with short sleeves – what Jackie O would have called bracelet-length sleeves.
During an early performance of ‘Spamalot,’ I left my regal gloves in the fridge to cool down and didn’t remember them until I was on stage. They needed to be thawed overnight.
I’m going to hit you as hard as I can regardless of whether you touch my gloves or not.
The cat with gloves catches no mice.
Navjot Singh Sidhu
Masks. Test Supplies. Ventilators. Gloves. Gowns. These are the most critical tools that our doctors, nurses and other first responders on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic need to continue their tireless work and save lives.
There’s a family tradition of fighting in the Kansas City Golden Gloves. My older brother, Tim, did, and so did my father‘s two youngest brothers, Trent and Troy. They all won the Golden Gloves. So when my mother asked me to keep the tradition going, I did.
I don’t look at my opponent’s eyes in the ring. I watch his gloves so that I can block or avoid his punches.
Karl Lagerfeld looks very tough because of the glasses, and he has all these rings and the leather gloves, and he’s so smart. But he’s a very nice person… when he comes into a room or studio, he is going to say hello to each person, and the same when he leaves.
When we first started in Huntington Recreation with John Capobianco, we put four kids in the Golden Gloves finals. We didn’t even have a ring. We trained at Stimson Junior High School. They give us the gym three nights a week. We used to box in the gym – no ring, just on the gym floor.
I wanted to wear fingerless gloves at my confirmation. I think I always wanted to be different and felt very stifled at school.
Kane’s gloves get pretty rank. He grabs you for a chokeslam, and you just want to faint.
I’m a fighter. We come from the beginning, no gloves, no rules, no time limits.
I think there’s a lack of respect for me out there, from the promoters, boxing people. It’s something I’ve faced ever since I put on gloves. I don’t understand it. I know my father doesn’t.
My dad loves boxing, so he used to hold up his hands when we were little kids, and we would punch his hands, and he slowly got us little gloves, and little punching bags that he’d always hold for us.
I drop the gloves once in a while.
I use bath gloves in the shower every day. People often comment on my skin and I just tell them that I use bath gloves.
Meagan Good
I’m a Golden Gloves national champion, I’m an Olympic alternate.
I was coming home from kindergartenwell they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It’s good for a kid to know how to make gloves.
Joe Frazier’s life didn’t start with Ali. I was a Golden Gloves champ. Gold medal in Tokyo ’64. Heavyweight champion of the world long before I fought Ali in the Garden.
I’m a satirist, so I’ve got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I’m not an assassin. If that ever happens, it’s only because something happened during the interview that got me going, and then I had to translate my feelings to the mouth of the character.
One thing you understand quickly as a fighter is that you’re not punching with eight or 10 oz. Gloves. We’ve got 4 oz. gloves. It only takes one good shot for a fight to be over.
My dad was a kind of Kimbo Slice-type street fighter. He’d go out in the backyards up and down the Gulf Coast and duke it out. They’d wrap T-shirts around their hands for gloves, and take bets. He was a tremendous body puncher. One shot was usually all it took, so they called himOne Time.’
Winning the Gloves made me believe I was somebody.
I’ve always enjoyed doing dishes. Maybe it was the fashionable yellow gloves that I loved so much. It’s weird, I know, but I find cleaning cathartic.
I boxed in Golden Gloves at Oxford and still know how to throw a straight left jab.
I use those medical gloves that fit very tightly and are disposable for all choppingpeppers, onions, garlic, etc. Very Lady Macbeth, I think.
My mother gave me boxing gloves; I wanted boxing gloves. I liked to box. So I still have them. They’re still in my bookcase, very old, tattered, and they were cherished.
I actually won the Copper Gloves in Arizona.
Where in normal neighborhoods, they would play stick ball and hockey and baseball, we used to slap box and bring boxing gloves down the street and box each other.
I used to go to raves, but I was never into the whistles and white gloves.
Rhona Mitra
If I was a woman, I would be dressed in the same thing for a month and just change my hat and gloves. Maybe my shoes too; yes, I see what you mean but, really, it’s jewels that change an outfit.
Ask a receiver, can we take his gloves off because he’s catching the ball too well? Nobody is going to be overly happy about that.
Diesel coming down with shades, being seven feet tall with an all-black outfit on and the gloves; The Rock when he was wearing $800 Versace shirts; and Stone Cold, obviously, with the way he carried himself and the way he spoke and holding the microphone – these are the things that made me want to become a pro wrestler.
We got four-ounce gloves here. It’s not hard to knock someone out.
I’ve been pioneering for this sport since before there was weight classes and gloves.
The incentive of a medal at the biggest sporting arena in the world is what drives me. Before I hang my gloves, I want to win the Olympic medal, and my performance at London will decide my future in the sport.
I won four 152-pound Golden Gloves titles.
No gloves cut a bit more, but that’s not a problem if you don’t fear blood.
I’ve had boxing gloves on since before I could walk and been in gyms all of my life.
Terrorist groups and their extremist state sponsors cannot be fought with kid gloves and flowery words of persuasion. As the U.S. has displayed in Afghanistan and in Iraq, only a vigilant and determined campaign of confrontation can deter and obstruct them.
I used to soak my mitts in a bucket of water for about two days. Then I’d put a couple of baseballs in the pocket and wrap it up with a rubber band. Today you don’t have to do that, because catchers’ mitts are more like first baseman’s gloves.
On my block, I had all these guys coming in and out of jail. When I was 13, I was playing outside my house, and one of those guys came across the street and started cussing me out, wanting to fight me. People knew I trained kickboxing and would put the gloves on with my friends, so that made me a target.
For some reason, I was drawn towards boxing. Or maybe boxing drew me towards it – because once I put those gloves on, after about six months, boxing was my life.
Especially during the hot weather, we have been so greatly hampered by infections despite our utmost care, and since we have lost so many dogs, I strongly desire more help to keep the place clean and gloves and gowns and a thorough fitting up of our operating room.
Baron Corbin and I know each other well. I’m not a golden gloves boxer at all, so I think our backgrounds might be a bit different, but I think he’s incredible on the microphone.
Do you know what they say about big hands? Big gloves!
One of the problems trying to play an instrument outside in the cold is your fingers give up on you and you can’t wear gloves, even fingerless.
I’m just going to go out there, pop on my leather gloves, and constantly make connections outside the Octagon, and that will make me bigger in the Octagon.
I remembered watching the first UFC. You couldn’t get it on TV. They were doing it bare knuckles. No gloves. I wanted to do that.
I am not a hypocrite to wear gloves while shaking hands with the people who come to meet me. But I like to maintain personal hygiene and take care of myself when I am not at work.
McGregor has a good punch, but he cannot say that he’s the biggest puncher. MMA gloves are tiny – four ounces – so when they connect, they drop you.
It’s going to take more than one loss for me to hang up my gloves; that’s for sure.
To have an effective striking match, you need gloves on. Junior dos Santos would have a very short career if he was in a bare knuckle fight. The early UFCs, before gloves, were grappling with some striking.
Gold Gloves are nice to have people mention. They’re basically saying you’re a pretty good defensive player along with everything else. But I was about the offensive side.
Mike Schmidt
I buy sleeping bags, food, gloves and warmers, and I just usually go out in Bath, which is where I’m from, and hand them out. I’ve done it on Christmas Eve, schedule allowing.
When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.
John Barrymore
If you don’t have a team that can run, you have to put the big gloves on and duke it out.
Perhaps it is no surprise I became an entertainer because many of my relatives were natural performers. Dad, who had a fine pair of lungs, was master of ceremonies at East Ham working men’s club in east London. I felt so proud when I saw him in his white gloves calling out the names of the dances.
I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
Jimmy Dean
There’s no rule that states you must touch gloves before a fight.
I put my money in property and I love merchandise; such as Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. It’s about stability for the future.
Shayne Ward
I may demonstrate the various stages of making a loaf on stage, but they don’t end up in the final product I lift out of the oven at the end. If it were real food preparation, I’d wear a hair net, a hat, and rubber gloves – not a pretty sight.
Gloves make you so much more delicate.
Karine Vanasse
My brother was a left-hander. When I was young, my father would say take your brother’s gloves and pads and play, so I picked up the bat left-handed.
You could be the best in the world, but it doesn’t matter. It’s four-ounce gloves. I’ve been dropped in practice with a knee to the body. I take a good knee to the body and break my ribs in the fight, I lost. I mean, it’s a fight.
Bare hands grip success better than kid gloves. Be thorough in all things, no matter how small or distasteful! The man who counts his hours and kicks about his salary is a self-elected failure.
We used tea towels for gloves until we got proper ones and were always breaking our mum‘s ornaments. She’d come home and find us all sat in our boxer shorts, out of breath and our skin red raw. She hated it.
I don’t have any ill will towards any of my opponents. I understand we are the highest calibre of athlete in this sport, and we will both go and give it our all. But I don’t want anyone to misinterpret what I am saying: when we step into that octagon and we touch gloves, I am going to break his face.
I think we do have to take off the gloves in some areas, but within balance, and at the right time and the right way, and for the right reason and with full understanding of what the consequences of that might be.
And when I hang up my boots and gloves at the end, I want to tell myself I gave everything to the sport.
Zack Steffen
Every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves.
My favourite accessory is a pair of long purple leather gloves.
When I see old movies with women in floor-length dressing gowns, or when they’re going to the store and they’ve got a pillbox hat with a net over the eyes and white gloves, I’m offended that I can’t go to the store like that.
I always say if you can’t knock someone out with four ounce gloves on there is something wrong with you.
I do believe when I put those little gloves on I can hurt anyone.
I always leave for the stadium on the second bus. Never the first. And I have to have new shoes – brand new shoes – for every game. Same with gloves. But I don’t use my gloves in pregame, so the first football I catch with my new gloves each game is the first ball I catch in the game.