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The Prize

Champion's International Boxing Federation mini belt signed by American former boxer George Foreman.

Born in Marshall on January 10, 1949, Big George was one of the greatest boxers in history. He occupies 8th place in the ranking of the largest heavyweights ever, according to the International Boxing Research Organization.

Foreman enjoyed an outstanding career - which lasted from 1969 to 1977 and from 1987 to 1997 - during which he was twice the world heavyweight champion.

He came to the world of boxing after a troubled youth, winning the Olympic gold medal in the heavyweight category in Mexico City in 1968. He became a professional fighter the following year, immediately establishing himself as one of the most feared opponents in his category and in 1973 he won the world title, easily dethroning the undefeated undisputed champion Joe Frazier. He then defended the title twice and his first defeat as a professional came with the dramatic Rumble in the Jungle against Muhammad Ali.

Mini size (57cm Long).

The Cause

Since 2003, the Veronesi foundation has been pursuing a single objective: promoting the progress of science, health resources and ethical growth—civilly and in society.

"Science must always work for and with the human being,” declared the founder, Umberto Veronesi, “this means respect of the person, research for solutions and strategies that can improve the quality of life, offering new hopes for the present and for the generations in the future”.

At the core of the foundation there is barrier-free and scientific research that invests in young talent from each country, working toward answers to new questions using innovative and high-profile research programs dedicated to the prevention and diagnosis of tumors, cardiovascular disease and neuroscience, and the discovery of cure strategies that are efficient and beneficial to the entire community.

Unique in its genesis, the foundation has pushed its own interests outside the walls of a laboratory, encouraging social involvement and education in science. The Veronesi Foundation is also active with its devotion to science so that the results from science become available to everybody. Particularly, the foundation spreads the principles of prevention and correct lifestyle to keep disease away, even the most serious diseases that we can avoid just by changing our behavior.

Additional Details

  • In condition as donated.
Item #P40913

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