About George Foreman's Boxing Career
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1949 Born January 10th
1968 George Foreman wins gold medal for heavyweight boxing at the Olympics in Mexico City
1973 George Foreman defeats "Smokin'" Joe Frazier, to become
1974 George Foreman in "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match with
Muhammad Ali, and loses his heavyweight title.
1977 Experiences religious awakening in the dressing room after
losing a 12 round decision to Jimmy Young.
George Foreman begins his ministry and retires from the ring.
1987 Returns to the rings. Spotlight leads to endorsements for big names like Thompson's water
McDonalds's, Doritos, Nike, and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
1991 George Foreman gains respect in the ring by challenging
Evander Holyfield to 12 rounds for the Heavyweight title. Though not victorious, record 1.4 million pay-per-view subscribers saw the fight. And showed the world that the age 40 is not a death sentence for athletes.
1993 Becomes the "guarantee" for Meineke mufflers and stars in a short-lived TV sitcom entitled "George".
1994 Wins heavyweight title at age 45 from Michael Moore, 26
1999 Crowned "King of the Grill" after selling over 10 million of the George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine, and the many other famous George Foreman outdoor grills, electric and propane fueled BBQ barbeque barbecue grills!
George Foreman grills, continue to sell worldwide.