George Foreman Trains at Newman's Gym

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from August 16th 1974 in San Francisco, featuring views of world heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman training at Newman's Gym in the Tenderloin (est. 1924; closed 1992). Also includes an interview with Foreman, who reflects that: "It's beautiful to be back amongst my own friends" and a sparring partner, who says that: "Anytime he hits ya, although it look like he's just playin with ya, don't you ever believe it! As well as being a fine gentleman outside the ring, he's a man that's mastered his business."

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
8/16/1974
Recording medium
16mm color co-magnetic sound film
4:41
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 119001
Views
7559

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