George Foreman vs. Pierre Coetzer

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1993-01-16 : George Foreman 258 lbs beat Pierre Coetzer 216 lbs by TKO at 1:48 in round 8 of 10


  • Foreman made $5 million and Coetzer got $170,000.
  • There was a crowd of about 6,000 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.
  • Foreman knocked Coetzer down in the fourth round. Later in the round, Foreman yelled at referee Joe Cortez to stop the fight.
  • Foreman knocked Coetzer down again in the eighth round. Coetzer got up and was allowed to continue, but the referee stopped the fight after a few more punches.
  • When the fight was stopped, two judges had Foreman ahead 68-64 and the third had him ahead 69-63.