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" But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy. "
" My trainer, George Francis, used to train a lot of African boxers. They're hungry guys, man. They've got no trainers, got nothing. They're so hungry to do boxing, to make some money. "
" Mental illness is a very powerful thing. If it is with you it is probably going to be there until the day you die. I am trying so hard to break mine, but it is not easy. It is my toughest fight ever. "
" Sometimes your dreams come true. "
" I still believe in marriage. "
" I like going to the gym every day. "
" Boxing is a buzz, but I went into it to make a living. I wasn't going to go into the ring and get punched in the head for the fun of it. "
" Some people like going to the pub; I enjoy going to the gym. "
" I want to stay healthy, keep fit, eat well, keep a low profile and be a good dad. "
" When you're a man you try and be macho. "
" Sometimes when you have bipolar you have days you are grumpy and not feeling yourself. "
" If you're not balanced, your mind's not balanced... my fuse went. "
" If you say you've had a nervous breakdown or things aren't right mentally, people run away from you. They think you're from 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,' you know. "
" I don't normally watch myself on the telly. "
" People need to have compassion for others. "
" Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world. You've got all the fans, lots of hangers-on jumping up and shouting different words. But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy. "
" My head has got regrets, but I haven't. "
" When I came into boxing, I brought it to the next level with adverts and doing pantomime and people just got jealous of me doing that. "
" Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me. "
" I still get invitations from all over Europe to speak at dinners, and it's an honour that promoters and charities can use me to create income. "
" I ain't got no right to judge someone. "
" I speak African. I can even speak Italian. "
" I wouldn't mind getting emotionally involved with a woman. "
" I didn't play a great deal of sport in primary school. It was not until I went away to boarding school in Sussex that I really got into sport. "
" There's enough pressure in life without seeking competition. That makes it double pressure. "
" I am just working on staying alive. "
" I try and maintain a little bit of fitness, man. "
" Mental illness can happen to anybody. You can be a dustman, a politician, a Tesco worker... anyone. It could be your dad, your brother or your aunt. "
" I'm not really a cutter-off sort of person. I'll chat to anybody. "
" People take the mickey out of mental health, but it is very delicate. "
" Journalists have always written that my mum said that I punched a hole through my cot when I was three years old. I don't remember doing that, and I think it was more that I was very energetic. "