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 Jim Lampley - “Everybody in my generation loved Muhammad Ali. What a horrid task to have to take on.”
 Jim Lampley - “His heart is as big as Nicaragua.”
 Jim Lampley - “Do I fear for Roy's safety Absolutely. How could you watch him lie still on the canvas for such a long time after getting knocked out by Glen Johnson, watch his feet quiver like that, and not be concerned He couldn't be any worse than he was against Glen Johnson. I don't rule out that he could beat Antonio Tarver. I just don't think it's worth taking the risk. I would prefer not to see him get hit in the head again.”
 Jim Lampley - “Do I fear for Roy's safety ... Absolutely. How could you watch him lie still on the canvas for such a long time after getting knocked out by Glen Johnson, watch his feet quiver like that, and not be concerned He couldn't be any worse than he was against Glen Johnson. I don't rule out that he could beat Antonio Tarver. I just don't think it's worth taking the risk. I would prefer not to see him get hit in the head again.”
 Jim Lampley - “You know, we - we start with a mentality that we'll take a sports project if its good. And we're certainly not on the lookout for them, because to be honest we don't have to. They walk in the door.”
 Jim Lampley - “Well, I'm part of disability rights mentality and efforts, as well, because I'm connected to her. I'm connected to Andrea and Aaron.”
 Jim Lampley - “We're way too much the same person, Larry. I mean, you know, way too much the same person. We have basically the same attitudes, desires, drives. And we see ourselves the same way.”
 Jim Lampley - “She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was able to completely get rid of me. Don't ask me why.”
 Jim Lampley - “If he's chasing the full restoration of his legacy, he's chasing something that he really can't get.”
 Jim Lampley - “I've never seen a truly great fighter get knocked onto the ropes unconscious... knocked out cold before... and I saw Roy Jones get knocked out twice in a row.”
 Jim Lampley - “I'm actually the daytime host of the Olympics on NBC.”
 Jim Lampley - “I wear my wedding ring. We talk about when we're going to get married again, which we hope is going to take place some time in this incredibly hectic calendar year.”
 Jim Lampley - “I met Roy's father once... And I think that Roy's relationship with his father is still at the heart of what Roy does. But at the end of the day, he's trying to prove himself to a father he'll never really please.”
 Jim Lampley - “I mean, you know, I get a tremendous positive charge every day just from knowing these kids and who they are. I mean, Larry, my 12-year-old son is my hero in life. Could there be a greater privilege than that I mean, I can't imagine anything that would be more exciting.”
 Jim Lampley - “I mean, I spent 30 years in the world of physical perfection, right I've known most of the world's most perfect physical specimens over the course of the last 30 years.”
 Jim Lampley - “And to a certain degree, I'm the odd man out in the family, aren't I I mean, I'm the only one who actually has conventional fingers and toes.”
 Jim Lampley - “It was hard (for Juarez) to have the same sort of engaged respect for Soto. But the more you looked into it, you had more reason to believe that Soto was one of those guys who had learned on the job (despite five losses) and learned from his mistakes and was capable of taking advantage of this opportunity.”
 Jim Lampley - “We got rid of the restaurants because, in seven years, we learned our lesson about the difficult of making money in the restaurant business.”
 Jim Lampley - “We're both accustomed to being the center of attention. We're both accustomed to being spoiled by the people around us. And we don't expect to have to compete with somebody for all of that.”
 Jim Lampley - “I think there was a sense that the impact was being lost because the audience was so familiar with the form. You combine that with people's attention spans, which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now, and there's a need to vary the paradigm.”