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George FOREMAN

"Big"

Heavyweight

Male

(George Edward Foreman)
USA, Houston, Texas
Born: January 10, 1949, Marshall, Texas, USA
Height: 6ft 3in, mt 1,90
Weight: 215-220-229-267-250-244-256-260 lbs

as an amateur:



1966
December, Mark Briggs, Oakland,California LPTS

amateur record: 22-4-0

George Foreman was the second Olympic Gold Medallist at heavyweight (over 178 lbs)
to win a professional heavyweight world title



















Amateur Results

 
1967
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Oakland, California, Diamond Belt Junior Championships gold medal, +81 kg
+ Jan. 25Mario Jones Oakland, California WKO 1
Las Vegas, Nevada, Nevada Golden Gloves Junior Championships winner, +81 kg
+ Feb. 14Thomas Cook Las Vegas, Nevada WKO
+ Mar. 12Lee White Sacramento, California WPTS
 
1968
DateOpponentPlaceResult
San Francisco, California, San Francisco Golden Gloves winner, +81 kg
+ Feb. 13L.C. Brown San Francisco, California WKO
- Feb. 20 Clay Hodges (USA)Las Vegas, Nevada LPTS
Toledo, Ohio, US National Championships gold medal, +81 kg
+ Apr. 4Billy Bob Thompson Toledo, Ohio WRSC 2
+ Apr. 5Robert Renfrow Toledo, Ohio WRSC 3
+ Apr. 6Chuck Thompson Toledo, Ohio WRSC
+ Apr. 7Henry Crump Toledo, Ohio WPTS
- Apr. 15 Clay Hodges (USA)Los Angeles, California LPTS
Hannover and Berlin, West Germany, Dual Match West Germany vs USA, +81 kg
- Aug. 16 Dieter Renz (GER)Hannover, West Germany LDQ 3
+ Aug. 20 Peter Hussing (GER)Berlin, West Germany WKO 2
Maumee, Ohio, US Olympic Trials winner, +81 kg
+ Sept. 5Otis Evans Maumee, Ohio WPTS
+ Sept. 6Albert Wilson Maumee, Ohio WKO 2
Albuquerque, New Mexico, US Olympic Box-Offs winner, +81 kg
+ Sept. 21Otis Evans Albuquerque, New Mexico WPTS
Mexico City, Mexico, Olympic Games gold medal, +81 kg
+ Oct. 16Lucjan Trela (POL) Mexico City, Mexico WPTS 4:1
+ Oct. 22Ion Alexe (ROM) Mexico City, Mexico WRSC 3
+ Oct. 24 Giorgio Bambini (ITA)Mexico City, Mexico WKO 2
+ Oct. 26 Ionas Chepulis Mexico City, Mexico WRSC 2

 

Professional record

 
1969
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 23 Don WaldheimNew York, USATKO 3
+ July 1 Fred AskewHouston, USAKO 1
+ July 14 Sylvester DullaireOxon Hill, USATKO 1
+ Aug. 18 Chuck WepnerNew York, USATKO 3
+ Sept. 18 Johnny CarrollSeattle, USAKO 1
+ Sept. 23 Roy WallaceHouston, USAKO 2
+ Oct. 7 Vernon ClayHouston, USATKO 2
+ Oct. 31 Roberto DavilaNew York, USAW 8
+ Nov. 5 Leo PetersonScranton, USAKO 4
+ Nov. 18 Max MartinezHouston, USAKO 2
+ Dec. 6 Bob HazeltonLas Vegas, USATKO 1
+ Dec. 16 Levi ForteMiami Beach, USAW 10
+ Dec. 18 Gary Hobo WilerSeattle, USATKO 1
 
1970
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 6 Charley PoliteHouston, USAKO 4
+ Jan. 26 Jack O'HalloranNew York, USAKO 5
+ Feb. 16 Gregorio PeraltaNew York, USAW 10
+ Mar. 31 Rufus BrassellHouston, USATKO 1
+ Apr. 17 James J WoodyNew York, USATKO 3
+ Apr. 29 Aaron EastlingCleveland, USATKO 4
+ May 16 George JohnsonInglewood, USATKO 7
+ July 20 Roger RussellPhiladelphia, USAKO 1
+ Aug. 4 George ChuvaloNew York, USATKO 3
+ Nov. 3 Lou BaileyOklahoma City, USATKO 3
+ Nov. 18 Boone KirkmanNew York, USATKO 2
+ Dec. 18 Mel TurnbowSeattle, USATKO 1
 
1971
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 8 Charlie BostonSaint Paul, USAKO 1
+ Apr. 3 Stamford HarrisLake Geneva, USAKO 2
+ May 10 Gregorio PeraltaOakland, USATKO 10
(Won vacant NABF Heavyweight Title)
+ Sept. 14 Vic ScottEl Paso, USAKO 1
+ Sept. 21 Leroy CaldwellBeaumont, USAKO 2
+ Oct. 7 Ollie WilsonSan Antonio, USAKO 2
+ Oct. 29 Luis Faustino PiresNew York, USATKO 5
 
1972
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 29 Joe Murphy GoodwinAustin, USAKO 2
+ Mar. 7 Clarence BooneBeaumont, USAKO 2
+ Apr. 10 Ted GullickInglewood, USAKO 2
+ May 11 Miguel Angel PAEZOakland, USAKO 2
(Won vacant Pan American Heavyweight Title)
+ Oct. 10 Terry SorrellSalt Lake City, USAKO 2
 
1973
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 22 Joe FrazierKingston, JamaicaTKO 2
(Won World Heavyweight Title)
+ Sept. 1 Jose RomanTokyo, JapanKO 1
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
 
1974
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 26 Ken NortonCaracas, VenezuelaTKO 2
(Retained World Heavyweight Title)
- Oct. 30 Muhammad AliKinshasa, ZaireKO by 8
(Lost World Heavyweight Title)
 
 
1975
Inactive
 
1976
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 24 Ron LyleLas Vegas, USAKO 5
(Won vacant NABF Heavyweight Title)
+ June 15 Joe FrazierUniondale, USATKO 5
(Retained NABF Heavyweight Title)
+ Aug. 14 Scott LeDouxUtica, USATKO 3
+ Oct. 15 John Dino DenisHollywood, USATKO 4
 
1977
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 22 Pedro AgostoPensacola, USATKO 4
- Mar. 17 Jimmy YoungSan Juan, Puerto RicoL 12
 
 
1978-1986
Inactive
 
1987
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 9 Steve ZouskiSacramento, USATKO 4
+ July 9 Charles HostetterOakland, USAKO 3
+ Sept. 15 Bobby CrabtreeSpringfield, USATKO 6
+ Nov. 21 Tim AndersonOrlando, USATKO 4
+ Dec. 18 Rocky SekorskiLas Vegas, USATKO 3
 
1988
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 23 Tom TrimmOrlando, USAKO 1
+ Feb. 5 Guido TraneLas Vegas, USAcTKO 5
+ Mar. 19 Dwight Muhammad QawiLas Vegas, USATKO 7
+ May 21 Frank LuxAnchorage, USATKO 3
+ June 26 Carlos HernandezAtlantic City, USATKO 4
+ Aug. 25 Ladislao MijangosFort Myers, USATKO 2
+ Sept. 10 Bobby HitzAuburn Hills, USATKO 1
+ Oct. 27 Tony FulilangiMarshall, USATKO 2
+ Dec. 28 David JacoBakersfield, USATKO 1
 
1989
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 26 Mark YoungRochester, USATKO 7
+ Feb. 16 Manoel De AlmeidaOrlando, USATKO 3
+ Apr. 30 JB WilliamsonGalveston, USATKO 5
+ June 1 Bert CooperPhoenix, USATKO 2
+ July 20 Everett MartinTucson, USAW 10
 
1990
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 15 Gerry CooneyAtlantic City, USATKO 2
+ Apr. 17 Mike JamesonStateline, USATKO 4
+ June 16 Adilson RodriguesLas Vegas, USAKO 2
+ July 31 Ken LakustaEdmonton, CanadaKO 3
+ Sept. 25 Terry AndersonMillwall, Great BritainKO 1
 
1991
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Apr. 19 Evander HolyfieldAtlantic City, USAL 12
(For WBC, WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles)
+ Dec. 7 Jimmy EllisReno, USATKO 3
 
1992
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 11 Alex StewartLas Vegas, USAW 10
 
1993
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 16 Pierre CoetzerReno, USATKO 8
- June 7 Tommy MorrisonLas Vegas, USAL 12
(For vacant WBO Heavyweight Title)
 
1994
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Nov. 5 Michael MoorerLas Vegas, USAKO 10
(Won WBA and IBF Heavyweight Titles)
 
1995
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 22 Axel SchulzLas Vegas, USAW 12
(Retained IBF and won vacant WBU Heavyweight Titles)
 
1996
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Nov. 3 Crawford GrimsleyUrayasu, JapanW 12
(Retained WBU and won vacant IBA Heavyweight Titles)
 
1997
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 26 Lou SavareseAtlantic City, USAW 12
(Retained WBU Heavyweight Title)
- Nov. 22 Shannon BriggsAtlantic City, USAL 12

 

Summary

Total bouts: 81, Won: 76 (68 inside the limit), Lost: 5 (1 inside the limit), Draw: 0, NC: 0, ND: 0