Freeda Forman, Daughter Of Boxing Champ George Foreman, Dies In Texas

Freeda Foreman

Freeda Forman, Daughter Of Boxing Champ George Foreman, Dies In Texas

The family of former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman is in mourning after the body of his daughter Freeda Foreman, 42, was found lifeless in her home.

Foreman also described how Freeda "brought the bacon home" after he told her to get an education before becoming a boxer and she graduated. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

The cause of her death was not immediately clear.

TMZ now reports that Freeda died of an apparent suicide, and based on the evidence surrounding her demise it appears she hanged herself.

As TMZ reports, her father George reportedly paid her to quit boxing. She also made a guest appearance as "Boxing Luanne" in a 2003 "King of the Hill" episode, which fans remembered fondly. She fought professionally for 17 months in 2000-01 and her career ended with a 5-1 record. "Okay, one more year - aww one more decade".

Freeda Foreman, daughter of George Foreman, looks on during a March 2000 press conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

She is survived by her husband, two daughters, three grandchildren, her parents, and 11 brothers and sisters.

All of his sons are named George "so they would always have something in common", as he once said. At the time of her passing, Freeda's Twitter profile read, "Aside from my love of family, being a good mother, wife, and friend, I aspire to make a positive difference in our American Criminal Justice System". "Wishing your family the best during this hard time", a tweet which Foreman shared read.

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