George Foreman — American Athlete born on January 10, 1949,

George Edward Foreman, nicknamed "Big George", is an American former professional boxer. In his boxing career he was a two-time world heavyweight champion and Olympic gold medalist; outside of the sport he went on to become an ordained minister, author, and entrepreneur... (wikipedia)

When it gets to the part in life where you're more afraid of what your wife is going to do to you than if you box, say, Mike Tyson, you've got to get a new profession. You don't get to be a family. I know why boxers never quit, some of them. They don't have wives.
I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.
The referee is going to be the most important person in the ring tonight besides the fighters.
The Olympic Gold medal in 1968 was definitely the highest moment of my career. It was a dream come true. I was a 19-year-old boy, and it was just amazing to be standing on top of the podium and hearing the National Anthem in the background.
I am so happy to be alive. That's the one thing I'd like for people to know. Sometimes people walk by and slip up and say the wrong thing about me, and I'll smile. They wonder why am I smiling. Because I'm happy that I'm alive.

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