Name: George Foreman
Sport: Boxing
Weight Class: Heavyweight
DOB: 1/10/1949
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas
Hometown: Marshall, Texas
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (1968); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Mexico City 1968, gold (heavyweight)
Personal: Son of Nancy...One of seven children...Learned to box in a U.S. Job Corps camp in Oregon...First captured the professional heavyweight title by defeating Joe Frazier in 1973...Returned to professional boxing after a first retirement, capturing the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association heavyweight title at age 46...Became a highly successful television spokesman following his boxing career.