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George Foreman

About the Show

From the mean streets of Houston to the pinnacle of corporate America, the life of George Foreman would seem unbelievable even by Hollywood standards. As heavyweight champion of the world, Foreman was the darkness to Muhammad Ali’s effervescence. But after regaining his title at the unlikely age of 45, and lending his name to the best-selling grill in history, Foreman reinvented himself as a lovable teddy bear whose business acumen for sponsorship deals was unequaled.

Web Extras

  • 15 Pro Athletes Turned Entrepreneurs Wednesday, 4 Aug 2010 | 12:40 PM ET
    In today’s sports-crazed world, athletes like Lebron James and Tony Hawk have quickly become household names. But it’s not just their sport that’s making them famous. Athletes are becoming known for their entrepreneurship and savvy business deals—earning more off the playing field than on. From personalized apparel to multimillion dollar investment companies, see why these athletes truly “score” in the business world.

    In today’s sports-crazed world, athletes like Lebron James and Tony Hawk have quickly become household names. But it’s not just their sport that’s making them famous.

  • George Foremanâ??s Life Changing Event   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:03 AM ET
    George Foreman’s Life Changing Event

    For boxer and entrepreneur George Foreman the road to fame and fortune was paved with hardship. He recounts an event that changed his life.

  • George Foreman Comeback   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:02 AM ET
    George Foreman Comeback

    Former World Heavyweight Champion George Foreman remembers the night he fought five guys in Canada.

  • George Foremanâ??s Second Chance   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:05 AM ET
    George Foreman’s Second Chance

    World Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman remembers taking back his crown.

  • George Foreman vs. Mohammad Ali   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:06 AM ET
    George Foreman vs. Mohammad Ali

    Foreman remembers his historic fight and loss to Mohammad Ali.

  • Rovell on Foreman   Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM ET
    Rovell on Foreman

    CNBCâ??s Darren Rovell talks about why George Foreman is both an unlikely and perfect pitchman.

  • George Foreman on Family   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:01 AM ET
    George Foreman on Family

    George Foreman talks about meeting his biological father and why the importance of family led him to name all his kids George.

  • George Foremanâ??s Youth Center   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:08 AM ET
    George Foreman’s Youth Center

    Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman plays basketball with kids at his youth and community center in Houston, Texas.

  • George Foremanâ??s Favorite Boxing Movies   Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:04 AM ET
    George Foreman’s Favorite Boxing Movies

    Foreman talks about his favorite fight flicks.