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Yeah, yeah. The George Foreman of old looked tough and intimidating.
The Foreman Ali and Frazier faced looked fierce, like a big old grizzly that would maul the face of any man standing in his way.
But the George Foreman that came back in 1987 and won the heavyweight championship again at age 45 in the 1990s did not look threatening—even though he clearly was.
When I look at his big smile, bald head, and salesmanship-ready attire selling fat-burning grills, I think Shopping Channel Network, not HBO network.
And when Foreman gets into his testimony-mode, where he goes on long rants about life, love, rebirth, religion, forgiveness, pain, death and happiness, he begins to look more like Dr. Phil than a boxer.
But he is a boxer, and an intimidating one. He may be retired now, but that 62-year-old man still has a mean knockout punch hidden under that nice suit.