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GEORGE FOREMAN BECOMES OLDEST BOXING CHAMP

On this day November 5, 1994 George Foreman defeats Michael Moore to become WBA, IBF and Lineal Heavyweight Champ and the oldest Heavyweight Boxing champion in history.

After coming off a 17 year retirement former champion “Big George” Foreman at the age of 45 challenged and defeated the Lineal, WBA and IBF Heavyweight champ Michael Moore. Foreman would go on to fight up until 1997 retiring again at 48 with an official record of 76-5

He is second oldest champion in any weight class after Bernard Hopkins

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