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In 2002, George Foreman was in Memphis functioning as a boxing pundit for Home Box Office Inc. when he kept running into a gathering of preschoolers strolling down the road.
Their educator disclosed to the youngsters that Foreman had won the gold decoration in heavyweight boxing at the 1968 Olympic Games. One young man declined to trust it. “That is the cooking man!” yelled the tot, alluding to the previous boxer’s advancements of his George Foreman flame broil. Says Foreman, chuckling at the memory: “They don’t even know me as the champion any longer.”