George Foreman on capturing his rise as the ultimate comeback king in a biopic


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The larger-than-life boxer’s biopic, “Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World,” hits theaters on Friday.

Khris Davis stars as George Foreman in “Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World” Photo Credit – Sony Pictures

George Foreman has won and lost everything that a boxer can dream of inside the ring. And, now, 26 years after officially hanging up his gloves, the two-time champion is taking his life story to the big screen.  

He was an Olympic gold medalist at age 19. He beat Joe Frazier for the heavyweight championship in just two rounds when he was 24. And then he lost the title to Muhammad Ali one year later

But many fans today remember him best as the ultimate comeback king — Foreman became heavyweight champion for a second time at 45, the oldest in boxing history.

Those fans will get an inside perspective on the man outside of the boxing ring in his new biopic “Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World,” which is being released Friday in theaters nationwide. 

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