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Myles Garrett Reveals the Immense Impact Muhammad Ali's Legacy Has on Him a Year After the Boxer's Death

During Myles Garrett's toughest workouts, his mind wanders back to an event that took place more than 40 years ago. When the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft struggles to knock out the final rep of an especially grueling set, he powers through with the help of three words: Ali boma ye. "It's from when Muhammad Ali was facing George Foreman in 'The Rumble in the Jungle...
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavyweight contender Alex Stewart dies at 52

Alex Stewart, a heavyweight contender who fought Mike Tyson and nearly beat George Foreman, has died. He was 52. Stewart died last week after being rushed to a hospital in Mount Vernon, N.Y., said Mike Gilberg, a close friend of the former fighter. He had a blood clot in his lung, Gilberg said. ''One day he wasn't feeling good, the next this happened,'' Gilberg said. Stewart...
Via Associated Press
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

A sad day for George Foreman with his friend now gone

They were young then and, oh, so proud. Three magnificent gladiators on a collision course with history, they fought fearlessly, battling each other on the biggest stages and in the oddest places. Joe Frazier, George Foreman and Muhammad Ali. The names roll off the tongue like they were made to be together. They've been linked together now for nearly a half century, united by...
Via Associated Press
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Hana Ali shares last moments of father Muhammad Ali's life via Twitter

Muhammad Ali will always be remembered as a fighter, both in and outside of the ring. Whether it was dodging punishing punches from the towering George Foreman or standing up against the Vietnam War, Ali was never known as one to back down from a fight. His heart just wouldn’t let him.  So when the three-time heavyweight champion was fighting his last battle late Friday night...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Fellow boxers pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

Tributes to Muhammad Ali have poured in throughout the boxing world, from those who looked up to him to those who fought against him. Names such as George Foreman, Mike Tyson, and Floyd Mayweather have all had something to say on social media about Ali’s passing. It's been said it was Rope a dope, Ali beat me with no his beauty that beat me. Most beauty I've know loved him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2016  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
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 everybodyfights.com for more information.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
Via NESN.com
May 05, 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...
Via NESN.com
May 02, 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...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

AP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle

It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. The day before the fight in Kinshasa, Foreman and Ali made separate trips to the presidential...
Via Associated Press
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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