Boxer Freeda Foreman, daughter of George Foreman, dead at 42

KTRK logo
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Freeda Foreman, daughter of George Foreman, dead at 42
The daughter of iconic boxer George Foreman was found dead inside her Houston home, according to family.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Freeda Foreman, daughter of iconic boxer George Foreman, died Saturday, according to family.

The 42-year-old Foreman was found unresponsive inside her home. Homicide investigators determined there was no foul play, but she was found hanging in the closet.

Foreman followed in her father's footsteps, becoming a professional boxer in 2000.

Foreman won her first five bouts before losing a year later. She finished her professional career 5-1 with three knockouts, before leaving the sport to focus on raising a family and becoming a boxing promoter.


Boxer George Foreman inducted into Houston Hall of Fame

The legendary boxer explains why Houston played such a key role in his career

Houston native George Foreman recalls Muhammad Ali

Once enemies in the ring, Houston-native George Foreman reflects on his friendship with Muhammad Ali after the champ's passing.

Celebrities and notable figures who have recently passed away