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Former rivals, champs Holmes, Foreman unite to honor Ali

  Muhammad Ali won another round of love and appreciation for his achievements as a fighter in and out of the ring. The latest celebration of the three-time world heavyweight champion and self-proclaimed "Greatest Of All Time" featured former champions and Larry Holmes and George Foreman, two notable erstwhile opponents who gladly came to honor Ali on Thursday night in his Kentucky...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: Superhorse American Pharoah wins Belmont Stakes; Clinches Triple Crown

If I may borrow a line from the great Jim Lampley, Boxing analyst for HBO Sports after George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer to regain the heavyweight championship of the world at age 45 …..”IT’S HAPPENED!!!…..IT’S HAPPENED!!!!!…American Pharoah scored a knock out of his own yesterday while easily disposing of seven other rivals in the 2015 Belmont Stakes on Saturday...
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cyborg vs Rousey – Anticipation as good as real thing?

As Steven Spielberg once demonstrated so successfully in his movie franchise ‘Jaws’, an extended anticipation often makes the real thing so much better.   In 1974 Zaire, the undefeated heavyweight champion George Foreman was pitted against challenger former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. An unusually large purse of $5 million promised to both fighters even though the promotor...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi State student cooks lunch with Foreman Grill in class

One Mississippi State student has quickly become an internet hero. No, the student didn’t rise to internet stardom by chasing down some thief on campus or saving a fellow student. Instead, he became a star because he was a straight badass and cooked his lunch while he was in class. Not only did the student cook his lunch, he cooked it on a George Foreman Grill while sitting in...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Turn: Office Workouts With George Foreman III

Getting in a quick workout during the day isn’t always easy. Sitting in an office chair can also put strain on your back, which is why exercising lightly throughout the day can be helpful. George Foreman III joins Erica Bachelor of The Turn to give a few tips on how to stay limber and loose, even at the office. Back9Network’s flagship hour of golf, pop culture, debate, and...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

AP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle

It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. The day before the fight in Kinshasa, Foreman and Ali made separate trips to the presidential...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Review — “Bouts Of Mania: Ali, Frazier, Foreman, And An America On The Ropes”

It seems an eternity since the heavyweight division was relevant. As a teenager in the 1990s, I watched awestruck as Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Lennox Lewis and a couple of others temporarily loaned each other the title. Back then being the heavyweight champion of the world made you famous, and it was big business. There was a time before that though, when heavyweight boxing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Slim Pickens – Down Goes Foreman?

As JB and I sit at our local Starbucks at 4 PM, him in a 2-piece flannel Carolina Panther outfit he just woke up in and me in only my usual loin cloth, we notice that there are some very odd looking people who drink coffee in the middle of the afternoon.  It isn’t just for yuppies and house wives anymore.  Middle schoolers walk in, talking about how badly they need their caffeine...
Via Razzball Basketball
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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