George Foreman

George Foreman films and short biography

George Edward Foreman (nicknamed 'Big George' (born January 10, 1949) American professional boxer, two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Olympic gold medalist, ordained minister, author, and entrepreneur. After a troubled childhood, Foreman took up boxing and was a gold medalist at the 1968 Olympics. He won the World Heavyweight title with a second round knockout of then-undefeated Joe Frazier in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1973. He made two successful title defenses before losing to Muhammad Ali in 'The Rumble in the Jungle' in 1974. He was unable to secure another title shot, and retired following a loss to Jimmy Young in 1977. Claiming to have had a religious epiphany, Foreman became an ordained Christian minister. Ten years later, he announced a comeback and, in November 1994, at age 45, he regained the Heavyweight Championship by knocking out Michael Moorer. He is the oldest Heavyweight Champion in history, and second oldest in any weight class after Bernard Hopkins. He retired in 1997 at the age of 48, with a final record of 76-5, including 68 knockouts. Foreman has been inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO) rates Foreman as the eighth greatest heavyweight of all-time. In 2002, he was named one of the 25 greatest fighters of the past 80 years by The Ring magazine. (source: wikipedia.org)

George Foreman boxing matches LIST

Loss 76-5 Shannon Briggs 22/11/1997 Lost Lineal Heavyweight title.
Win 76-4 Lou Savarese 26/04/1997 Retained Lineal & WBU Heavyweight title.
Win 75-4 Crawford Grimsley 3/11/1996 Retained Lineal & WBU Heavyweight title. Won vacant IBA Heavyweight title
Win 74-4 Axel Schulz 22/04/1995 Retained Lineal, & IBF Heavyweight titles. Won vacant WBU Heavyweight title.
Win 73-4 Michael Moorer 5/11/1994 Won Lineal, WBA, & IBF Heavyweight titles.
Loss 72-4 Tommy Morrison 7/06/1993 For vacant WBO Heavyweight title.
Win 72-3 Pierre Coetzer 16/01/1993
Win 71-3 Alex Stewart 11/04/1992
Win 70-3 Jimmy Ellis 7/12/1991
Loss 69-3 Evander Holyfield 19/04/1991 For Lineal, WBC, WBA, & IBF Heavyweight titles.
Win 69-2 Terry Anderson 25/09/1990
Win 68-2 Ken Lakusta 31/07/1990
Win 67-2 Adilson Rodrigues 16/06/1990
Win 66-2 Mike Jameson 17/04/1990
Win 65-2 Gerry Cooney 15/01/1990
Win 64-2 Everett Martin 20/07/1989
Win 63-2 Bert Cooper 1/06/1989
Win 62-2 J. B. Williamson 30/04/1989
Win 61-2 Manoel De Almeida 16/02/1989
Win 60-2 Mark Young 26/01/1989
Win 59-2 David Jaco 28/12/1988
Win 58-2 Tony Fulilangi 27/10/1988
Win 57-2 Bobby Hitz 10/09/1988
Win 56-2 Ladislao Mijangos 25/08/1988
Win 55-2 Carlos Hernandez 26/06/1988
Win 54-2 Frank Lux 21/05/1988
Win 53-2 Dwight Muhammad Qawi 19/03/1988
Win 52-2 Guido Trane 5/02/1988
Win 51-2 Tom Trimm 23/01/1988
Win 50-2 Rocky Sekorski 18/12/1987
Win 49-2 Tim Anderson 21/11/1987
Win 48-2 Bobby Crabtree 15/09/1987
Win 47-2 Charles Hostetter 9/07/1987
Win 46-2 Steve Zouski 9/03/1987
Loss 45-2 Jimmy Young 17/03/1977 1977 Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
Win 45-1 Pedro Agosto 22/01/1977
Win 44-1 John Dino Denis 15/10/1976
Win 43-1 Scott LeDoux 14/08/1976
Win 42-1 Joe Frazier 15/06/1976 Retained NABF Heavyweight title.
Win 41-1 Ron Lyle 24/01/1976 Won vacant NABF Heavyweight title.
1976 Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
Loss 40-1 Muhammad Ali 30/10/1974 Lost The Ring, WBC & WBA World Heavyweight titles.
1974 Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
Win 40-0 Ken Norton 26/03/1974 Retained The Ring, WBC & WBA World Heavyweight titles.
Win 39-0 Jose Roman 1/09/1973 Retained The Ring, WBC & WBA World Heavyweight titles.
Win 38-0 Joe Frazier 22/01/1973 Won The Ring, WBC & WBA World Heavyweight titles.
1973 Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine.
Win 37-0 Terry Sorrell 10/10/1972
Win 36-0 Miguel Angel Paez 11/05/1972 Won Pan American Heavyweight title.
Win 35-0 Ted Gullick 10/04/1972
Win 34-0 Clarence Boone 7/03/1972
Win 33-0 Joe Murphy Goodwin 29/02/1972
Win 32-0 Luis Faustino Pires 29/10/1971
Win 31-0 Ollie Wilson 7/10/1971
Win 30-0 Leroy Caldwell 21/09/1971
Win 29-0 Vic Scott 14/09/1971
Win 28-0 Gregorio Peralta 10/05/1971 Won vacant NABF Heavyweight title.
Win 27-0 Stamford Harris 3/04/1971
Win 26-0 Charlie Boston 8/02/1971
Win 25-0 Mel Turnbow 18/12/1970
Win 24-0 Boone Kirkman 18/11/1970
Win 23-0 Lou Bailey 3/11/1970
Win 22-0 George Chuvalo 4/08/1970
Win 21-0 Roger Russell 20/07/1970
Win 20-0 George Johnson 16/05/1970
Win 19-0 Aaron Eastling 29/04/1970
Win 18-0 James J. Woody 17/04/1970
Win 17-0 Rufus Brassell 31/03/1970
Win 16-0 Gregorio Peralta 16/02/1970 5-4, 7-3, 9-1
Win 15-0 Jack O'Halloran 26/01/1970
Win 14-0 Charley Polite 6/01/1970
Win 13-0 Gary Hobo Wiler 18/12/1969
Win 12-0 Levi Forte 16/12/1969
Win 11-0 Bob Hazelton 6/12/1969
Win 10-0 Max Martinez 18/11/1969
Win 9-0 Leo Peterson 5/11/1969
Win 8-0 Roberto Davila 31/10/1969
Win 7-0 Vernon Clay 7/10/1969
Win 6-0 Roy Wallace 23/09/1969
Win 5-0 Johnny Carroll 18/09/1969
Win 4-0 Chuck Wepner 18/08/1969
Win 3-0 Sylvester Dullaire 14/07/1969
Win 2-0 Fred Askew 1/07/1969
Win 1-0 Don Waldhelm 23/06/1969 Foreman's professional debut.

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