George Foreman on upcoming fight with Ken Norton

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KRON-TV news footage from March 11th 1974 featuring brief scenes from an interview with world heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman, who is asked about his upcoming championship fight against contender Ken Norton in Caracas, Venezuela (billed as the "Caracas Caper"). Foreman expresses his desire to fight all contenders (including Muhammad Ali) and when the Ch.4 reporter says: "Mentally, you sound in excellent shape upstairs!" he replies: "Oh yeah ... I think I'm 100% ready." Note that Foreman went onto beat Norton, with the referee stopping the fight in the 2nd round and later went on to lose his heavywieght title to Muhammad Ali on October 30th 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
3/11/1974
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Duration
0:44
Identifier
KRON 3578-10
Views
200

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