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Muhammad Ali Described Joe Frazier as an Uncle Tom, Several People Started Threatening Frazier and Went as Far as Bullying His Children

On October 1, 1975, at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines, WBA, WBC, and the ring heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali faced Joe Frazier for the world heavyweight championship for the third and last time. But did you know what happened to Muhammad Alis and Joe Frazier’s Friendship?  Many people turned against Joe Frazier …

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How Much Did Mike Tyson Offer A Zookeeper to Allow Him to Punch a Gorilla?

Mike Tyson is known to be quite the character. Throughout his life, he has accomplished a lot and at the same time found the most unusual things to do. But did you know at one point in his life, he offered money to a zookeep so that he could punch a gorilla? In the late …

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What is Mike Tyson’s Training Routine?

Mike Tyson was the dominant force in heavyweight boxing for over a decade, and no one could beat him. He possessed incredible strength, but he also possessed excellent boxing skills. Tyson had to go through a lot of grueling training to get to where he was. But did you know about his strict training routine? …

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How Much Did George Foreman Earn with the George Foreman Grill?

George Foreman is a renowned Gold Olympic medalist in the 1968 Summer Olympics and World Boxing Hall of Fame. He is also a successful entrepreneur and known for promoting the George Foreman Grill. But did you ever wonder how much he made with his George Foreman Grill? George Foreman Grill sold over 100 million units. …

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Who Took Over When Jack Dempsey Wanted to Back Out of a Fight?

As a child, Jack Dempsey worked as a farmhand, miner, and cowboy before learning to box from his older brother. His early prize fights took place in mining towns near Salt Lake City, but on July 4, 1919, he defeated Jess Willard The Great White Hope to become the world heavyweight champion. But did you …

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How Many People Watched Muhammed Ali’s Fight in 1974?

Boxing has been one of the most popular sports in the world. Most title matches are televised, expecting millions of viewers to watch them. But did you know that Ali’s bout with Foreman was actually watched by approximately 25% of the world’s population? The “Rumble in the Jungle” in 1974 was a commercial success. It …

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When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey.

Jack Dempsey This article is about the 20th-century boxing champion. For the 19th-century boxing champion, see Jack “Nonpareil” Dempsey. For other uses, see Jack Dempsey (disambiguation). William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed Kid Blackie, and The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, …

When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey. Read More »

George Foreman has earned substantially more from the George Foreman Grill than he ever did from his boxing career. At the peak of sales he earned $4.5 million a month in payouts. In 1999, he was paid $138 million for the full rights to use his name.

George Foreman For other people named George Foreman, see George Foreman (disambiguation). George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American former professional boxer, entrepreneur, minister and author. As a professional boxer, he was nicknamed “Big George” and competed between 1969 and 1997. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold …

George Foreman has earned substantially more from the George Foreman Grill than he ever did from his boxing career. At the peak of sales he earned $4.5 million a month in payouts. In 1999, he was paid $138 million for the full rights to use his name. Read More »

Muhammad Ali’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame is not on the sidewalk. It is on the wall of Kodak theater because of his request that “he did not want to be walked on.”

Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali is a retired American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. As a professional, he became the first person to win the lineal heavyweight championship three times. In 1964, Ali changed his …

Muhammad Ali’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame is not on the sidewalk. It is on the wall of Kodak theater because of his request that “he did not want to be walked on.” Read More »