On this date 50, years ago, George Foreman captured The world heavyweight title from Smoking Joe Frazier (whom George says he misses dearly). Everything changed for him. George Foreman was the world heavyweight champion two times. The first, was in 1973 and again in 1994. In his first championship boxing event, Foreman knocked out Frazier, winning the WBA, WBC, and The Ring heavyweight titles.
Shown here are some images from George’s celebration with friends and family on January 24, 2023.