I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet.
"George Edward Foreman" is a retired American professional Boxing/boxer, two-time World Heavyweight List of heavyweight boxing champions/Champion, Olympics/Olympic gold medalist, Ordination/ordained Minister (Christianity)/minister, author, and entrepreneur. After a troubled childhood, Foreman took up boxing and was a gold medalist at the 1968 Summer Olympics/1968 Olympics. He won the World Heavyweight title with a second-round knockout of then-undefeated Joe Frazier in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1973. He made two successful title defenses before losing to Muhammad Ali in "The Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974. He was unable to secure another title shot, and retired following a loss to Jimmy Young in 1977. Following what he referred to as a Theophany/religious epiphany, Foreman became an ordained Christian minister. Ten years later, he announced a comeback and, in November 1994, at age 45, he regained the Heavyweight Championship by knocking out 27-year-old Michael Moorer. Foreman is the oldest Heavyweight Champion in history, and second oldest in any weight class after Bernard Hopkins. He retired in 1997 at the age of 48, with a final record of 76–5, including 68 knockouts.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous athletes! More George Foreman on Wikipedia.
I don't even think about a retirement program because I'm working for the Lord, for the Almighty. And even thought the Lord's pay isn't very high, his retirement program is, you might say, out of this world.
Everybody wants to be somebody. The thing you have to do is give them confidence they can. You have to give a kid a dream.
A hero is someone right who doesn't change.
The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.
When I was a kid in Houston, we were so poor we couldn't afford the last 2 letters, so we called ourselves po'.
Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.
I think sleeping was my problem in school. If school had started at 4:00 in the afternoon, I'd be a college graduate today.
Put your name on something, it better be the best, ... You only get one shot.