George Foreman’s Daughter Freeda Passes Away At 42

The champ’s daughter followed in her father’s footsteps.

George Foreman‘s daughter Freeda Foreman passed away recently at the age of 42.


According to TMZ, Freeda was found unresponsive in her home near Houston, Texas, by a family member. As a result, officers with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office were called to her home around 6:13 p.m. on Friday night. In addition, the outlet also reported that police are awaiting a report from the coroner’s office to determine the cause of death.

However, foul play is not suspected.

Freeda began boxing professionally in 2000. She retired the following year with a record of 5-1. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, three grandchildren, her parents, and 11 siblings.

The two-time world heavyweight champion took to Twitter to share a heartfelt message:

Foreman had 7 daughters and 5 sons, the latter of which were all named after him. Former fighter George “Monk” Foreman III currently owns the “Everybody Fights” boxing gym chain with retired boxer Andre Ward.

The sons formerly promoted under Foreman Boys Promotions banner in conjunction with Top Rank and HBO Sports.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. Rhett hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.