George Foreman tweets Ronda Rousey words of encouragement

Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey may have lost her title at UFC 193, but she maintained the respect of her fellow fighters. In particular, former two-time world heavyweight champion and fellow Olympic medalist George Foreman. The boxing Hall of Famer let Rousey know that he considers her in the same category as himself, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, and like...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mixing and matching players for Daily Fantasy Week 8

When it comes to playing in large tournaments in daily fantasy football, it pays to set a variety of lineups but still maintaining some consistency throughout each one. You often want at least 3-5 lineups (sometimes more) if you plan to have a chance to cash in a tournament. These contests are the hardest to cash in since there's thousands and sometimes hundreds of thousands of participants...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 8: Chris Rix chats with George Foreman

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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Defense Survives With the ‘Rope-A-Dope’

While the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Diego Chargers are nowhere near what the classic Muhammad Ali-George Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle” was, the Steelers found themselves deploying a very similar tactic that Ali used to defeat Foreman in that epic fight. Battered on the opening drive which resulted in a quick Chargers’ touchdown, Keith Butler’s unit stiffened. The Chargers...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Willie Pep: The Greatest Comeback Story In Sports History

“They call Ray Robinson the best fighter, pound for pound. I’m the best fighter, ounce for ounce.”— Willie Pep This isn’t a story about how a team or athlete, thrashed in the first quarter of a game or early rounds of a fight, managed to overcome a slow start or seemingly impossible odds. This is a story about something much more rare. The comebacks I’m interested in...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Correction: Ali Tribute story

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) In a story Oct. 1 about a tribute to Muhammad Ali, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Larry Holmes beat Ali in 1978. The story should have said that Holmes beat Ali in 1980. A corrected version of the story is below: Muhammad Ali honored in his Kentucky hometown Muhammad Ali honored in his Kentucky hometown, with Holmes, Foreman and Shaq on hand...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali honored in his Kentucky hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 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...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys running game in trouble after just one week?

Apparently the cardiac Cowboys have returned. Last night against the Giants, the Cowboys turned the ball over more times than ribs on a grill at George Foreman’s house. Tony Romo tossed two interceptions and receiver Cole Beasley lost a fumble that led to 17 points by the Giants.  Story of the night was Romo’s drive to end the game with just 1:34 left on the clock. He marched...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Celebrate & look back at 1,000 HBO Boxing fights

This weekend’s Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas card featured the 1,000th fight that was televised live on HBO Boxing. Right here, HBO takes a look back at their history, splicing together scenes from some of the biggest and most memorable battles, and biggest names in the sport. The quick numbers include 1,000 fights, 522 KO’s, and 8,430 rounds that have aired on HBO since...
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June 29, 2015  |  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...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Shape Up At George Foreman III’s ‘The Club’

Everyone’s getting into the boxing spirit these days. Jenny Johnson was the latest to catch the fever on this week’s episode of “Dining Playbook,” getting in a workout at George Foreman’s III’s boxing gym, “The Club.” See how she fared in the video above and visit for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 9

NESN’s Dining Playbook features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports with help from the region’s best known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy award winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson will leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer. Host: Stephanie’s on Newbury...
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

George Foreman III Previews Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Superfight (Video)

Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao promises to go down in the history books. But for which fighter? Mayweather enters the showdown at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with a perfect 47-0 record and still is the favorite over Pacquiao. The fight is a must-watch, not just because of the stakes, but because the two boxers showcase very different styles...
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside Mayweather-Pacquiao: Fight reminds Foreman of Rumble

LAS VEGAS (AP) George Foreman was in a few big fights in his time, including one he'd rather forget against Muhammad Ali. He sees some similarities to the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle when he thinks about Floyd Mayweather Jr. taking an unbeaten mark into the ring against Manny Pacquiao. ''It brought back old memories I thought I'd put to rest,'' Foreman said. ''Especially with the...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week updates: Infographic, videos, TV coverage & more

In today’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao daily dose, with the fight just days away, we have a huge range of updates here. That includes several new fight week videos and updates, as well as the video of Inside Mayweather vs. Pacquiao episode 3 from Showtime.Plus, we have this infographic on the fight and how much money it’s making, from Sports Interaction: George Foreman Picks Pacquiao...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

LAS VEGAS (AP) George Foreman was fighting Evander Holyfield for the heavyweight title, and anyone wanting to watch it in April 1991 had to plan ahead. It was the night boxing pay-per-view was born. But to get the fight, customers had to go to their local cable TV offices and put a deposit down for a box that would allow them to get the bout. ''I remember the Friday before the fight...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali Reminds Floyd Mayweather, World That He’s The Greatest

Before Floyd Mayweather was even born, Muhammad Ali was “The Greatest.” And Ali made sure Mayweather — and the rest of the world — remembered that Monday. Mayweather declared last week that he’s better than the all-time greats, including Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson. Even George Foreman, who was 40-0 when he was defeated by Ali in 1974, agreed with...
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather/Pacquiao: The Legends Speak

LAS VEGAS — With Mayweather vs Pacaquiao less than seven days away, legends of the sport Bernard Hopkins, Lennox Lewis and George Foreman sit down with HBO analyst Max Kellerman to weigh-in on the fight of the decade.
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Foreman ranks Mayweather-Pacquiao among top three fights of all time

George Foreman knows a thing or two about big fights, and he says the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout will rank among the top three of all time. Foreman, interviewed for the HBO documentary "Mayweather-Pacquiao: Legends Speak," predicted the fight will rank alongside the first Ali-Frazier fight in 1971 and the rematch between Joe Lewis and Max Schmeling in 1938. Big George also...
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April 26, 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...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

HBO to debut Mayweather-Pacquiao: The Legends Speak, with Hopkins, Foreman & Lewis

As anticipation builds for the May 2 welterweight showdown between superstars Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao – HBO Boxing commentators Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman will host an exclusive HBO special that lends historical perspective and offers a spirited roundtable discussion featuring an elite group of prizefighters who have gone toe-to-toe with both Mayweather and Pacquiao...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Iron vs Wood – Analysis of UFC 64 Moroz vs Calderwood

“MMA is an unpredictable sport, and I’m not seeing past her, that’s for sure.” Those are wise words indeed from “Jojo”, Joanne Calderwood in a pre-fight interview. Calderwood is the MMA sweetheart much adored by fans around the world. She was expected to defeat Maryna “The Iron Woman” Moroz easily within the first round in UFC 64 and progress in her Strawweight rank...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Thurman vs. Guerrero starts new era of boxing back on primetime network TV starting this Saturday

In the days of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and Sugar Ray Leonard, sports fans could tune in during primetime on network television and catch the greatest sports stars of the day in the biggest events in the world, without it costing them a cent. With NBC bringing fights back to primetime network television, the glory days of boxing are making a comeback. NBC’s last primetime bout...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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