WATCH: George Foreman Gives a Glimpse Into His Magnolia Garden in a Heartwarming Video

Published 06/14/2022, 4:33 AM EDT

Former world heavyweight champion, George Foreman, is one of the living legends of the sport. Meanwhile, the champ recently shared a wholesome video of himself and his Magnolia trees.

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In a heartwarming video shared on his official Twitter page, Foreman was seen lounging in his yard. Moreover, he also instructed the person behind the camera to give the audience a good view of his baby magnolia trees.

In fact, Foreman also mentioned in the caption, “As good as it gets. Best things in life are free.”

It seems certain ‘Big George’ seems happy and content in his life of retirement.

George Foreman had an iconic career

George Foreman had an illustrious career spanning almost 28 years. Moreover, the heavyweight behemoth had an impressive professional record of 76-5 with a whopping 68 knockouts.

Additionally, Foreman was a formidable force during his prime with a penchant for devastating knockouts.

Foreman faced Ken Norton at the Poliedro de Caracas in Venezuela on March 26, 1974. Norton tried to outbox the young boxer. However, Foreman proved that he was a true wrecking machine. He unleashed a powerful volley of blows at Norton during the second round, leaving him unsteady on his feet. Norton’s corner halted the fight, making him the winner by a technical knockout.

‘Big George’ faced the high priest of heavyweights, Muhammad Ali, at the Stade Tata Raphaël in Kinshasa, Zaire. The bout which took place on October 30, 1974, was billed as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’.

Foreman showcased a stellar performance. However, he was no match for the ‘floating’ legend. Ali defeated him by knockout in the 8th round. Moreover, he also lost his WBA, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight titles to Ali after the bout.

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Foreman faced Michael Moorer at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada on November 5, 1994. Notably, the bout marked the 68th and final knockout in Foreman’s professional career. A 45-year-old Foreman proved that age is just a number in his performance against the young gun.

He knocked Moorer out in the 10th round, thereby securing WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

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