Main content

George Foreman - World Champion At 45

In 1994, the boxing legend won a second world title after a shock return from retirement.

In November 1994, George Foreman shocked the sport of boxing by winning a second world title at the age of 45. Written off by the critics, Foreman held off a rain of punches from Michael Moorer, a man 19 years his junior, before landing a knockout punch in the tenth round. George Foreman talks to Ashley Byrne about his varied career.

PHOTO: George Foreman, left, in action against Michael Moorer (Getty Images).

Available now

9 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Nov 2018 04:50GMT

Broadcasts

  • Thu 22 Nov 2018 09:50GMT
  • Fri 23 Nov 2018 00:50GMT
  • Sat 24 Nov 2018 14:50GMT
  • Sun 25 Nov 2018 15:50GMT
  • Mon 26 Nov 2018 04:50GMT

Great Moments: Women in Sport

Great Moments: Women in Sport

Astonishing achievements and firsts by women

Great Sporting Moments in Paralympics History

Great Sporting Moments in Paralympics History

Heroes, dreams and endeavour - great moments from history

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes

Sporting Witness Films

Sporting Witness Films

Watch sporting heroes tell their stories of astonishing achievement

Podcast