On the 40th anniversary of George Foreman’s fifth-round knockout of Ron Lyle we take a look back at a Q&A which was completed only days prior to that classic slugfest.
Antonio Tarver says he’s going to be heavyweight champ and won’t be dissuaded by critics, but he has to get through Steve Cunningham first.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight on Saturday almost certainly will break all pay-per-view records. From a pound-for-pound perspective, though, it won’t even approach the numbers of the 1991 fight between Evander Holyfield and George Foreman.
Having lost in The Rumble in the Jungle against Muhammad Ali after going in as the favorite, George Foreman knows something about the pressure to win a historic boxing match. He says if Floyd Mayweather Jr. loses to Manny Pacquiao, it could do much more than just bruise his ego.
Former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield provide their assessments of Deontay Wilder, the new WBC world titleholder, following his victory over Bermane Stiverne.
According to former heavyweight champion George Foreman, Deontay Wilder can beat WBC heavyweight titlist Bermane Stiverne as long as he fights a smart, aggressive fight.
Twenty years ago today, a crisply delivered one-two from George Foreman drove lineal heavyweight champion Michael Moorer to the floor, ignited explosive cheers that tested the MGM Grand’s foundation and allowed Foreman to shatter records, annihilate conventional wisdom and exorcise two-decade old demons.
Forty years ago today, Muhammad Ali took the final step of a seven-year odyssey to regain what he and his supporters felt should have been his all along – the heavyweight championship. RingTV.com revisits Ali’s eighth-round knockout of George Foreman in Kinshasa and the many stories around boxing’s first global event.
George Foreman spoke to RingTV.com about the reason a rematch with Muhammad Ali never happened. The hall of fame-enshrined former heavyweight champ spoke about the 40th anniversary of “The Rumble in the Jungle,” how he came back from the loss and what might have happened had he and Ali fought again.