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  1. Foreman: Best punch I ever threw

    Michael Woods

    I always enjoy talking to George Foreman. When I chat with the ex heavyweight champion, entrepeneur extraordinaire and preacher, I am certain to come away having heard some stellar anecdotes from back in the day, while also receiving a bit of spiritu...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  2. Foreman's take on boxers in trouble

    Michael Woods

    Not long after I chatted with George Foreman about the new boxing promotion he is forming with his sons, and we touched on how Big George might handle a fighter under the Foreman umbrella who shows troublemaker tendencies outside the ring, word got o...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  3. Arum looking at Singapore

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum hasn't had time to even contemplate lightening his load in the last few days. He put together the fight which is the early lock for the 2013 Fight of the Year, Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov, which ran on HBO f...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  4. Foreman: Stevenson was better than Ali

    Michael Woods

    The press in Cuba doesn't enjoy the same freedom ours does, so when word emerged that boxing star Teofilo Stevenson had died on June 11, I wondered how much of what would emerge would be truth and how much would be propaganda. I turned to Bobby Ca...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  5. George Foreman: "Joe Frazier the only guy I was afraid of"

    Michael Woods

    Joe Frazier's funeral will take place Monday in Philly. But one dear friend will not be able to make it. George Foreman would like to go, he told me, but the Hall of Famer said he would not be able to handle it. The 275-pound ex heavyweight champion,...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  6. Foreman: "Ali and Frazier didn't hate each other"

    Michael Woods

    Joe Frazier tried again against George Foreman on June 15, 1976, in Long Island. He sensed he was in the backstretch of his pro career, and tried to tweak a few things to restore the smoothness of his ride. In the re-do, Frazier didn't get demolished...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  7. Frazier was as relentless as they come

    Michael Woods

    Joe Frazier, as relentless a pugilist as you'll ever see, died a bit before 9 p.m. ET Monday. As was his way, he didn't quit; liver cancer took him out. He died at his home in Philadelphia, age 67. Born in 1944, Frazier won a gold medal for the U....

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  8. Oliver McCall, at age 46, is doing his level best to carry on box...

    Michael Woods

    Oliver McCall's legacy, for now, is a 1997 meltdown in the ring against Lennox Lewis and an insidious dependency that many believe kept him from reaching his full potential. Now, even at 46, the fighter hopes to rewrite his story.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011