How Big George Foreman Took Back His Title (20 Years After Ali) - Holyfield & Moorer Fight Breakdown
The Modern Martial Artist
Twenty years after his infamous loss to Ali, Foreman did the unthinkable. At 45 years of age, Foreman took his title back, shocking the world and leaving little doubt about Foreman’s place as one of the greatest fighters in history.
The magnitude of this accomplishment cannot be understated. Foreman had pulled off perhaps the greatest upset in boxing, defying convention and embarrassing a multitude of prominent sports writers. How Foreman pulled off this incredible feat, and the path he took to get there, are both equally astounding.
To understand how Foreman took back his title at 45 years old, we must first take a look at Foreman’s stint as a young boxer.