George Foreman Record & Stats

George Foreman Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 28 years and 4 months, George Foreman fought 81 times with 76 wins and 5 losses. By his last professional fight on November 22, 1997, Foreman's boxing record stood at 76-5 (68 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

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Marshall, Texas, U.S.
“Big George”
Born
Jan 10, 1949
Age
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Debut
Jun 23, 1969
Record
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Rounds
349
KOs
68 (84%)
Height
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Reach
199 cm
Ape Index
8 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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George Foreman's record and stats
George Foreman's Record

      George Foreman (Big George) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Marshall, Texas, U.S. on January 10, 1949. Foreman made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on June 23, 1969. He is a former heavyweight world champion. Foreman turned 74 last month, on the 10th. Foreman is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights81
      Wins76
      Losses5
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins68
      Total Title Wins5
      Title Defenses3
      Title-Fight KO Wins4
      Losses via KO1
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      81Nov 22, 199748 Shannon BriggsLossMD
      80Apr 26, 199748 Lou SavareseWinSD
      79Nov 3, 199647Crawford GrimsleyWinUD
      78Apr 22, 199546Axel Schulz WinMD
      77Nov 5, 199445 Michael Moorer WinKO10
      76Jun 7, 199344 Tommy Morrison LossUD
      75Jan 16, 199344Pierre CoetzerWinTKO8
      74Apr 11, 199243 Alex StewartWinMD
      73Dec 7, 199142Jimmy K. EllisWinTKO3
      72Apr 19, 199142 Evander Holyfield LossUD
      71Sep 25, 199041Terry AndersonWinKO1
      70Jul 31, 199041Ken LakustaWinKO3
      69Jun 16, 199041Adilson RodriguesWinKO2
      68Apr 17, 199041Mike JamesonWinTKO4
      67Jan 15, 199041 Gerry CooneyWinKO2
      66Jul 20, 198940Everett MartinWinUD
      65Jun 1, 198940Bert CooperWinRTD2
      64Apr 30, 198940J. B. WilliamsonWinTKO5
      63Feb 16, 198940Manoel De AlmeidaWinTKO3
      62Jan 26, 198940Mark YoungWinTKO7
      61Dec 28, 198839David JacoWinTKO1
      60Oct 27, 198839Tony FulilangiWinTKO2
      59Sep 10, 198839Bobby HitzWinTKO1
      58Aug 25, 198839Ladislao MijangosWinTKO2
      57Jun 26, 198839Carlos HernándezWinTKO4
      56May 21, 198839Frank LuxWinTKO3
      55Mar 19, 198839 Dwight Muhammad QawiWinTKO7
      54Feb 5, 198839Guido TraneWinTKO5
      53Jan 23, 198839Tom TrimmWinKO1
      52Dec 18, 198738Rocky SekorskiWinTKO3
      51Nov 21, 198738Tim AndersonWinTKO4
      50Sep 15, 198738Bobby CrabtreeWinTKO6
      49Jul 9, 198738Charles HostetterWinKO3
      48Mar 9, 198738Steve ZouskiWinTKO4
      47Mar 17, 197728 Jimmy YoungLossUD
      46Jan 22, 197728Pedro AgostoWinTKO4
      45Oct 15, 197627John DenisWinTKO4
      44Aug 14, 197627Scott LeDouxWinTKO3
      43Jun 15, 197627 Joe FrazierWinTKO5
      42Jan 24, 197627 Ron LyleWinKO5
      41Oct 30, 197425 Muhammad Ali LossKO8
      40Mar 26, 197425 Ken Norton WinTKO2
      39Sep 1, 197324José Roman WinKO1
      38Jan 22, 197324 Joe Frazier WinTKO2
      37Oct 10, 197223Terry SorrellWinKO2
      36May 11, 197223Miguel Angel PaezWinKO2
      35Apr 10, 197223Ted GullickWinKO2
      34Mar 7, 197223Clarence BooneWinKO2
      33Feb 29, 197223Joe Murphy GoodwinWinKO2
      32Oct 29, 197122Luis Faustino PiresWinRTD4
      31Oct 7, 197122Ollie WilsonWinKO2
      30Sep 21, 197122Leroy CaldwellWinKO2
      29Sep 14, 197122Vic ScottWinKO1
      28May 10, 197122Gregorio PeraltaWinTKO10
      27Apr 3, 197122Stamford HarrisWinKO2
      26Feb 8, 197122Charlie BostonWinKO1
      25Dec 18, 197021Mel TurnbowWinTKO1
      24Nov 18, 197021Boone KirkmanWinTKO2
      23Nov 3, 197021Lou BaileyWinTKO3
      22Aug 4, 197021 George ChuvaloWinTKO3
      21Jul 20, 197021Roger RussellWinKO1
      20May 16, 197021George JohnsonWinTKO7
      19Apr 29, 197021Aaron EastlingWinTKO4
      18Apr 17, 197021James J. WoodyWinTKO3
      17Mar 31, 197021Rufus BrassellWinTKO1
      16Feb 16, 197021Gregorio PeraltaWinUD
      15Jan 26, 197021Jack O'HalloranWinKO5
      14Jan 6, 197020Charley PoliteWinKO4
      13Dec 18, 196920Gary Hobo WilerWinTKO1
      12Dec 16, 196920Levi ForteWinUD
      11Dec 6, 196920Bob HazeltonWinTKO1
      10Nov 18, 196920Max MartinezWinKO2
      9Nov 5, 196920Leo PetersonWinKO4
      8Oct 31, 196920Roberto DavilaWinUD
      7Oct 7, 196920Vernon ClayWinTKO2
      6Sep 23, 196920Roy WallaceWinKO2
      5Sep 18, 196920Johnny CarrollWinKO1
      4Aug 18, 196920 Chuck WepnerWinTKO3
      3Jul 14, 196920Sylvester DullaireWinTKO1
      2Jul 1, 196920Fred AskewWinKO1
      1Jun 23, 196920Don WaldhelmWinKO3

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      Statistics

      George Foreman is 191 cm tall (6' 3.20") with a reach of 199 cm (6' 6.35"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 8 cm (3.15"). Foreman has a 84% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      George Foreman's professional boxing career spanned more than 28 years — from 1969 to 1997.

      Foreman made his debut against Don Waldhelm at the age of 20 on June 23, 1969, defeating Waldhelm via 3rd round KO. He went on to win 39 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 36 wins via stoppage.

      Foreman had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on January 22, 1973 after 37 professional fights, against Joe Frazier for the heavyweight WBA, WBC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Frazier via 2nd round TKO to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      He was a undisputed heavyweight world champion, and has won five world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Foreman's world title wins and defenses refer to "George Foreman World Titles".

      Some of Foreman's best fights and notable victories include wins over Joe Frazier, Michael Moorer, Ken Norton, George Chuvalo, Ron Lyle, Dwight Muhammad Qawi, and Alex Stewart.

      George Foreman had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career — three of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Muhammad Ali via 8th round KO on October 30, 1974, which ended his 40-fight win streak. He has been stopped once and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of George Foreman's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against fellow American boxer Shannon Briggs on November 22, 1997. Foreman lost the fight via 12 round majority decision. It's been 25 years, 2 months, and 10 days since this fight.

      Foreman retired from professional boxing with a record of 76-5, which included 68 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 5 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2003.

      Career Highlights

      George Foreman fought a total of 81 times during his professional career. He was among the top boxers of his generation and put on some great performances. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.

      • George Foreman vs. George Chuvalo

        The first remarkable big fight in George Foreman's career. A 21-year old Foreman (21-0, 18 KO) faced George Chuvalo on August 4, 1970. Chuvalo was 32 years old with a record of 59-15-2. Chuvalo was on a six-fight win streak with 51 KO wins. Foreman was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 19 cm reach advantage.

        Foreman defeated Chuvalo via 3rd round TKO.

      • George Foreman vs. Joe Frazier

        A 24-year old George Foreman (37-0, 34 KO) faced an undefeated Joe Frazier, who was 29 years old with a record of 29-0 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Frazier was on a 29-fight win streak with 25 KO wins. Foreman was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 14 cm reach advantage.

        Foreman defeated Frazier via 2nd round TKO to win the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles. He handed Frazier the first loss of his career, and put an end to Frazier's 29-fight win streak.

      • George Foreman vs. Ken Norton

        A 25-year old George Foreman (39-0, 36 KO) faced Ken Norton, who was 30 years old with a record of 30-2 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Norton was on a one-fight losing streak. Both the boxers were of the same height but Norton had a 4 cm reach advantage over Foreman.

        Foreman defeated Norton via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • George Foreman vs. Ron Lyle

        A 27-year old George Foreman (40-1, 37 KO) faced Ron Lyle, who was 34 years old with a record of 31-3-1. Lyle was on a one-fight win streak with 22 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Foreman had a 6 cm reach advantage over Lyle.

        Foreman defeated Lyle via 5th round KO.

      • George Foreman vs. Joe Frazier II

        In a rematch, a 27-year old George Foreman (41-1, 38 KO) faced Joe Frazier, who was now 32 years old with a record of 32-3. Frazier was on a one-fight losing streak. Foreman was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 14 cm reach advantage.

        Foreman defeated Frazier via 5th round TKO.

      • George Foreman vs. Dwight Muhammad Qawi

        A 39-year old George Foreman (52-2, 49 KO) faced Dwight Muhammad Qawi, who was 35 years old with a record of 28-5-1. Qawi was on a one-fight losing streak. Foreman was the taller of the two by 21 cms and also had a 11 cm reach advantage.

        Foreman defeated Qawi via 7th round TKO.

      • George Foreman vs. Evander Holyfield

        A 42-year old George Foreman (69-2, 65 KO) faced an undefeated Evander Holyfield, who was 28 years old with a record of 25-0 in a undisputed heavyweight championship bout. Holyfield was on a 25-fight win streak with 21 KO wins. Foreman was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 2 cm reach advantage.

        Holyfield defeated Foreman via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • George Foreman vs. Alex Stewart

        A 43-year old George Foreman (70-3, 66 KO) faced Alex Stewart, who was 27 years old with a record of 28-3. Stewart was on a one-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height and same reach.

        Foreman defeated Stewart via 10 round majority decision.

      • George Foreman vs. Michael Moorer

        A 45-year old George Foreman (72-4, 67 KO) faced an undefeated Michael Moorer, who was 26 years old with a record of 35-0. Moorer was on a 35-fight win streak with 30 KO wins. Foreman was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 1 cm reach advantage.

        Foreman defeated Moorer via 10th round KO to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles. He handed Moorer the first loss of his career, and put an end to Moorer's 35-fight win streak.

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