“Martians used George Foreman’s body” during Muhammad Ali KO

George Foreman is usually honest as the day is long regarding his painful KO loss to Muhammad Ali. He has enjoyed a joke once or twice too.

The former world heavyweight champion is never one to be shy about giving his fans social media interaction.

‘Big George’ is a regular on Twitter and always does his best to answer every question he gets.

George Foreman abducted by aliens

One fan got more than he bargained for by grilling Foreman about his legendary loss to Muhammad Ali.

During the “Rumble in the Jungle”, the two-time top division leader says he was abducted by aliens when Ali used his famous ‘Rope-a-Dope’ maneuver to tire Foreman out.

Foreman unloaded his entire arsenal on Ali that night in 1974 before his tank emptied and Ali capitalized.

Now, tongue firmly in cheek, Foreman gave his take on exactly what happened in the ring.

“That night in Africa, I was asleep. I heard a high-pitched noise,” Foreman joked. “Two guys dressed in green suits told me to go with them.

“I couldn’t move. When they brought me back, the fight was over. The Martians used my body. They never touched me. (All I) heard (was) Ali, Ali, Ali!”

The 73-year-old fell in the eighth and was eliminated on referee Zach Clayton’s count of ten.

Foreman later admitted that it was the hardest thing for him in his life.

Heading into the competition, Foreman was a formidable 40-0 giant. Invincible and possibly the best puncher of all time.

Muhammad Ali – The Greatest

After Ali raised her hand, Foreman became another victim of “The Greatest.”

It was a difficult time for George Foreman, as was his recent situation.

He fought six more times before losing again and retreating into a shell for days before a decade.

Foreman, who emerged in 1987, embarked on one of the greatest comeback stories in boxing history.

It culminated in Foreman becoming the oldest heavyweight champion of all in 1994.

That Michael Moorer stoppage vindicated Foreman’s legacy. Years later, he is rightly known as one of the most revered warriors to ever lace up.

Foreigners or not.

To be sure, Foreman is now embroiled in a fight of a different kind, as he denies landmark allegations of sexual assault made by two women.

Legal action is ongoing. WBN does not expect further comment on the cases for some time.

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