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George Foreman Back in Boxing Game

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It's been George Foreman years since he won the heavyweight championship of the world from Joe Frazier in Kingston, Jamaica. Forty years since Howard Cosell's iconic call of "Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!"

Forty years is a long time. Long enough for a sport to pass a man by, even a man who kept his finger on the pulse for decades.

But Foreman, whose Foreman Boys Promotions makes its HBO debut on Saturday night with a featherweight title scrap between Puerto Rican sensation Juan Manuel Lopez and undefeated American Mikey Garcia, isn't concerned.

"Oh boy! They've got the same boxing gloves," Foreman told Bleacher Report. "Eight and 10-ounce gloves. And everyone who gets into that ring tries to knock the other guy's head off....

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