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Name: George Edward Foreman                                                       
Born: 10 January 1949                                                             
George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American two-time World       
Heavyweight Boxing Champion. He is the oldest man ever to win the heavyweight     
title (at 45, when he KO`d the then 26-year old Michael Moorer in the 10th round), 
and also has been named one of the 25 greatest fighters of all time by Ring       
magazine. Nicknamed "Big George", he is now a successful businessman and           
an ordained Christian minister who has his own church.                             
George Foreman has ten children; each of his five sons is named George (George     
Jr., George III, George IV, George V, and George VI, George Travis Walls). He is   
able to distinguish one from another by the use of nicknames (e.g. "Monk", "Big   
Wheel" and "Little George"). His five daughters are named Michi, Freeda,           
Georgetta, Natalie, and Leola.