The champ’s daughter followed in her father’s footsteps.
George Foreman‘s daughter Freeda Foreman passed away recently at the age of 42.
Family members are opening up about the sudden death of Freeda Foreman, a daughter of former heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman.
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.
Freeda Foreman vs Yolanda Blackmer 2001-01-07
The sons formerly promoted under Foreman Boys Promotions banner in conjunction with Top Rank and HBO Sports.