Freeda Forman, Daughter Of Boxing Champ George Foreman, Dies In Texas

Freeda Foreman

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman wrote a heart-wrenching goodbye on Sunday to his daughter Freeda, an ex-boxer who died over the weekend at age 42.

Freeda Foreman is known for following in her father's footsteps and becoming a professional boxer. Have a tip? Email him at blakeschuster@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter! According to TMZ, she died by an apparent suicide, though a final cause of death is yet to be confirmed by a coroner.

The cause of her death was not immediately clear.

George Foreman ended up paying his daughter to retire after her first loss because he didn't want her to be in the ring anymore.

Foreman was found unresponsive at her home in Houston, according to ABC affiliate KTRK.

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Freeda was found dead in her home near Houston, Texas, by a family member. She left the sport after her first defeat to focus on raising a family. "Okay, one more year - aww one more decade".

Boxing legend George Foreman is mourning the death of his daughter. She was also a boxing promoter and staunch advocate for criminal justice reform. "She's With her maker now.10 kids forever", continued Foreman, who has nine other children in addition to Freeda. However, her career was short lived - she retired in 2001 with a pro record of 5-1. All the boys are named George, and Freeda's middle name was after her father as well.

She appeared in a multiple documentaries about her dad and had a guest role on a 2003 episode of King of the Hill.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Foreman family during this time.

Freeda's mother, Andre Skeete, said she last spoke with her daughter on Thursday.

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