George Foreman Shares Emotional Tribute Following Daughter Freeda’s Death At Age 42

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Former heavyweight champion George Foreman wrote a heart-wrenching goodbye on Sunday to his daughter Freeda, an ex-boxer who died over the weekend at age 42.

Freeda, who was 42 at the time of her death, had two daughters, a husband, and three grandchildren. "Just 1 more day I wanted okay 1 more year aw [1] more decade".

Freeda was reportedly found dead at her home outside Houston by a family member on Saturday.

Freeda Foreman peers down at La Quanda Landers during their August 2000 fight
Al Bello via Getty Images Freeda Foreman peers down at La Quanda Landers during their August 2000 fight

Freeda took after her dad, George, and started boxing as a professional back in the year 2000. She was found unresponsive in her Houston-area home and no foul play is suspected.

Foreman has 10 children, five sons and Freeda and four other daughters. Thus far, the preliminary evidence suggests suicide was the cause of death, however, the public will have to wait for the official report from the coroner later in this year. Although he was not her trainer, she once said he did give her some pointers.

"But I do have his love and support".

"I remember you and Freeda in a King of the Hill episode".

George Foreman, 70, became famous as an Olympic gold medal victor and two-time world heavyweight champion.

On her famous name: "My father gave me George as my middle name so I could never forget my roots".

The boxing legend twice held the sport's world heavyweight championship. Since his retirement, he has become an equally successful entertainer, TV pitchman, and marketer of products, such as his George Foreman-brand grills.