George Foreman: I didn't want any part of Mike Tyson | Max on Boxing | ESPN

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  • Published on:  Friday, November 15, 2019
  • George Foreman joins Max on Boxing as he reflects on his historic career. Foreman says he understands what it takes to reinvent a career as he moved on from boxing and is now a salesman. Foreman weighs in on boxers today including Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. Foreman finishes by saying he never wanted to fight Mike Tyson who was a "monster" in the ring.

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  • ERIC Noland
    ERIC Noland  9 hours ago

    When he said it ain't got nothing to do with size. Its all about this and points to his chest. This is what makes you a fighter. Love hearing Foreman talk boxing

  • beachcomber2008

    Lovely man. Just like Mike. Made me laugh.

  • Alan Walker
    Alan Walker  yesterday

    Last of the king's big George foreman legend god bless u

  • Pawan Rai
    Pawan Rai  yesterday

    George would have knocked down Mike, even the punch have been blocked

  • Steve Warris
    Steve Warris  yesterday

    i like george. he is humble and honest.

  • VileWeedHater
    VileWeedHater  yesterday

    Max. You're my main man. George you still scare me. lol Respect to both of you

  • Daniela Alexander

    There's no doubt that George is one dangerous dude that no-one wanna mess with.. but the difference between George and Tyson was the speed. Tyson is power and speed George is only power.. facing George is like facing an elephant you still has at least 1/100 chance to getaway.. but facing tyson is like facing a tiger you have 0 chance of getting away..

  • Officer ufo1
    Officer ufo1  yesterday

    Ali is gone, Frazier is gone.. We still have Tyson.. The last standing legend.. Legend!!

  • johnny6148
    johnny6148  yesterday

    scammerly

  • Shane doss
    Shane doss  2 days ago

    foreman would have destroyed Mike,  period

  • Operadores DC1513

    I doubt very much Foreman ducked Mike. When he came back he was heard on interviews stating how well Tyson's style would suit him in a fight. By that time Mike had already turned into a brawler and would not slip punches like he did when he first became HW champ. Keep in mind Foreman went to war with Holyfield.

  • ShadowMods Recovery

    gotta love George

  • A. Osmond
    A. Osmond  2 days ago

    Foreman is one of those guys that are 4 in 1. He's built naturally very packed and strong. With a little training, you get a real life sub zero. A true punisher. No wonder he retired unscathed and still as sharp and lucid as a sprinter. This guy is truly blessed.

  • Donnie Bradshaw
    Donnie Bradshaw  2 days ago

    George. You can't help but love that guy.

  • Mark Lawrence
    Mark Lawrence  2 days ago

    Foreman was smart he didn't want to fight Mike Tyson because he knew he would lose, Mike would of messed that old man UP!!!! No one could beat Mike back in the day when foreman was still fighting. I like George Foreman but he was no match for Tyson, Tyson downfall was when signing with Don King!!!

  • wyndhl eodumegwu
    wyndhl eodumegwu  2 days ago

    George, the greatest humanist, motivator and, yes, salesman par excellence, is forever humble - post first retirement.

  • Joe Silkwood
    Joe Silkwood  2 days ago +1

    This dude is to humble.. just watched highlights of Luis & Shaver not as hard a hitter as him (Foreman) or Tyson... I'm not sure who the harder hitter is Foreman or Tyson

  • DoggieNYC
    DoggieNYC  2 days ago

    No one was gonna give big George a title shot when he came back anyway. Took him 4 years and 25 fights back just to get a shot at a title. Tyson was in jail at that point. When Tyson was great in the late 80's big George wasn't on anyone's radar, even though he'd been back since 87.

  • Osiel Reyes
    Osiel Reyes  3 days ago

    I think that if we could’ve seen a boxing match between Iron Mike Tyson in his prime & Smokin Joe Frazier in his prime that would’ve been the boxing match of the century or even Iron Mike Tyson Vs Big George Foreman in his prime would have been amazing

  • Johnny V
    Johnny V  3 days ago

    Is he thinking about a come back :) ?