George Foreman Trains at Newman's Gym (Updated over a year ago)
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."
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on October 3, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 8/16/1974
- Recording medium: 16mm color co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 4:41
- Type of material: archival newsfilm