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

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*[http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1005936/index.htm ''Sports Illustrated'' November 14, 1994].
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*[http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1005936/index.htm "KO'd" by Richard Hoffer - ''Sports Illustrated'' - November 14, 1994].

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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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