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“Bronco” Billy Wright still campaigning as 49-year-old heavyweight

49-year old heavyweight "Bronco" Billy Wright (45-4, 36 KOs) is still fighting, and has lofty goals, becoming the oldest heavyweight champion to ever to win a world title. This Saturday November 22, 2014, Wright travels to Bolivia to face Juan Carlos Flores-Choque (14-3, 13 KOs) in a 12-round bout. Just shy of his 50th birthday, Wright feels confident he'll be able to accomplish...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

40 years later, Hopkins vs. Kovalev evokes memories of ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’

Last week marked the anniversary of a momentous evening in boxing history the  meeting of legendary heavyweights, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. 40 years ago the pair fought in the stifling heat of Zaire in a fight now immortalized as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’. It was, in the eyes of many, the greatest performance from boxing’s greatest ever purveyor, as Ali pulled off...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

George Foreman’s Son Arrested For Choking Wife (Mugshot)

George Foreman V was arrested over the weekend after the police say he attacked his wife. TMZ had the scoop: According to court documents obtained by TMZ Sports, officials say George the 5th choked Ashley McVea-Figueroa during an altercation on February 2. The documents say George attacked Ashley by “impeding the normal breathing and circulation of the blood … by applying pressure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: Heavyweight Boxing Legend George Foreman

George Foreman has done and accomplished more in 64 years of living, than 3 or 4 people might have accomplished combined in one lifetime.  Foreman has been an Olympian, Heavyweight Champion, gold medalist,  Boxing Hall Of Famer, ordained Baptist minister, author, and entrepreneur. He also has the distinct honor of having 5 sons all named George.  He has nicknames for them...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ali watches Foreman bout on birthday

Muhammad Ali had a knockout of a 71st birthday, celebrating with friends and family and watching a video of his ''Rumble in the Jungle'' win over George Foreman in Africa. Ali's former business manager, Gene Kilroy, said the fighter - who has long suffered from Parkinson's - particularly enjoyed a big birthday cake in the celebration Thursday at his home...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

George Foreman vs. Larry Holmes in 1999: Fantasy -and almost reality- fight

George Foreman and Larry Holmes both signed a contract to finally meet in the ring of the Houston Astrodome, slated for January 1999. Big George ultimately bailed when the promoters failed to pony up enough cash to make Foreman's $10 million purse. The two aged greats went home with the non-refundable deposits, and the idea of a Foreman vs. Holmes clash was never revived...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Klitschko has no plans to break Foreman's record

WBC champion Vitali Klitschko says he doesn't plan on becoming the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history because he wants to advance his political career in Ukraine. Asked Monday how long he intends to keep fighting, the 40-year-old Klitschko says ''not a long time'' and will instead ''concentrate on politics because Ukraine has huge potential.'...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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