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Cus D’Amato on Self Control

Cus D’Amato on Self Control

“Boxing is a sport of self-control. You must understand fear so you can manipulate it. Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you’re hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you… Fear is a friend of exceptional people.” – Cus D’Amato

I think I can beat Mike Tyson

I think I can beat Mike Tyson

In 1989 DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (Will Smith) planted the seed – I think I can beat Mike Tyson.  A feat that to that point, nobody had even come close to.  Tyson, the youngest person to ever win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.  The Fresh Prince may have over reached at that point, but fast forward a few months later  later, and enter James Buster Douglas.  He too thought t ...[Read More]