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Freeda Foreman, 42, daughter of boxing great George Foreman, found dead, reports say

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Freeda Foreman, 42, daughter of boxing great George Foreman, found dead, reports say
Freeda Freeman, who was reportedly found dead Saturday, was a daughter of retired heavyweight boxer George Foreman, pictured.

Freeda Freeman, who was reportedly found dead Saturday, was a daughter of retired heavyweight boxer George Foreman, pictured.

Tragedy has struck the family of popular retired boxer George Foreman, according to reports.

Freeda Foreman, the 42-year-old daughter of the former heavyweight champion, was found dead Saturday in her Houston-area home.

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A family member discovered the body and no foul play was suspected, TMZ reported.

Freeda Foreman, daughter of George Foreman, poses in the ring for the camera during a news conference at the Regent Hotel in Las Vegas, March 31, 2000.

Freeda Foreman, daughter of George Foreman, poses in the ring for the camera during a news conference at the Regent Hotel in Las Vegas, March 31, 2000.

Police were awaiting a coroner’s report on the cause of death, the report said.

She was a former boxer herself, compiling a 5-1 record before retiring from the ring in 2001, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Freeda Foreman, left, daughter of former boxing champion George Foreman, lands a left to the head of LaQuanda Landers, right, in the first round of their pro debuts at the Regent Resort in Las Vegas, June 18, 2000. (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

Freeda Foreman, left, daughter of former boxing champion George Foreman, lands a left to the head of LaQuanda Landers, right, in the first round of their pro debuts at the Regent Resort in Las Vegas, June 18, 2000. (John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

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Her father, 70, was an Olympic gold medal-winning boxer who went on to a successful professional career that included bouts against Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Ken Norton.

Since his retirement he has become an equally successful entertainer, TV pitchman and marketer of products, such as his George Foreman-brand grills.

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