• "OK, I'm gonna tell ya! You had the talent to become a good fighter, but instead of that, you become a legbreaker to some cheap, second rate loanshark!"
• "Get out of here! Don't ya ever interrupt me while I'm conductin' business. Move your little chicken asses out."
• "Women weaken legs!"
• "Down! Down! Stay Down!"
• "Why do you wanna fight?"
• "Yeah. Beethoven was deaf. Helen Keller was blind. I think Rocky's got a good chance."
• "WHAT DO I OWE YOU?"
• "I love you."
• "Are you screwing my sister?"
• "Both of you get out of my house."
• "You do that to Apollo Creed, they'll put us in jail for murder."
TONY 'DUKE' EVERS
• "He's a southpaw. I don't want you messing with southpaws. They do everything backwards."
• "Hey, champ, you oughta come and look at this boy you're gonna fight on TV. It looks like he means business."
• "He doesn't know it's a damn show! He thinks it's a damn fight!"
• "Like your Popeye, he ate his spinach every day."
• "Good Luck. I hope, we can be friends."
• "You call him a killer. He is a professional fighter... not a killer."
GEORGE WASHINGTON DUKE
• "Tommy only fights in the ring."
• "God Damn! Only in America!"
• "C'mon, punk. Touch me and I'll sue."
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