Difference between revisions of "Michael Moorer vs. George Foreman"

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*'''[[World Boxing Association]] Heavyweight Title''' (Moorer defending)<br>
 
*'''[[World Boxing Association]] Heavyweight Title''' (Moorer defending)<br>
 
*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (Moorer defending)<br>
 
*'''[[International Boxing Federation]] Heavyweight Title''' (Moorer defending)<br>
*[[:Image:George Foreman - Michael Moorer.jpg|Photo #2]]; [[:Image:Moorer-Foreman.Program.jpg|Program cover]]
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*[[:Image:Moorer-Foreman.Program.jpg|Program cover]]
== Comment(s): ==
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*[[:File:ForemanMoorer280802.jpg|Photo #2]]
- Shortly after this fight, Foreman was stripped by the WBA for refusing to face [[Tony Tucker]].<br>
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==Notes==
- Moorer had dominated Foreman for nearly the entire fight before the 10th round knockout.
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*Moorer was a 3 to 1 betting favorite.
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*Moorer made $7 million. Foreman got $3 million.
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*Moorer dominated Foreman for nearly the entire fight before Foreman knocked him out with a right in the tenth round.
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*Foreman regained the title he lost 20 years earlier.
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*Foreman became the oldest boxer in history to win the World Heavyweight Championship at age 45.
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*The fight was named [[The Ring Magazine]] [[Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year|Knockout of the Year]] for 1994.
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*Foreman received [[Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year|The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year Award]] for 1994.
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*Foreman was stripped by the WBA in early 1995 for choosing to make his first title defense against [[Axel Schulz]] instead of [[Tony Tucker]], the #1 WBA contender.
  
- Fight was named [[Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year]].<br>
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==External Link==
- Foreman becomes the oldest boxer in history to win the heavyweight title at age 45.<br>
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*[http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1005936/index.htm ''Sports Illustrated'' November 14, 1994].
- Foreman regained the title he lost 20 years earlier.<br>
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- Moorer was a 3-to-1 betting favorite [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1005936/index.htm].
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Revision as of 03:46, 11 March 2013

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1994-11-05 : Michael Moorer 222 lbs lost to George Foreman 250 lbs by KO at 2:03 in round 10 of 12

Notes

  • Moorer was a 3 to 1 betting favorite.
  • Moorer made $7 million. Foreman got $3 million.
  • Moorer dominated Foreman for nearly the entire fight before Foreman knocked him out with a right in the tenth round.
  • Foreman regained the title he lost 20 years earlier.
  • Foreman became the oldest boxer in history to win the World Heavyweight Championship at age 45.
  • The fight was named The Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year for 1994.
  • Foreman received The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year Award for 1994.
  • Foreman was stripped by the WBA in early 1995 for choosing to make his first title defense against Axel Schulz instead of Tony Tucker, the #1 WBA contender.

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