February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016
pre-fight arguments

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5 – #MakingForemanWaitGate

In a 2011 heavyweight title unification bout, boxing fans eagerly awaited Wladimir Klitschko’s pending entrance to the ring, where he would meet David Haye. A financially costly, but highly impressive intro began, with red carpets, visual aids and a staged boxing workout. The camera focused-in on an excited George Foreman, who, after exchanging pleasantries with Vitali Klitschko, went to fetch Wladimir. After a casual knock-and-enter from the former champion, it became apparently obvious that the Ukrainian giant wasn’t ready to ring walk, and the door was closed. A confused and slightly embarrassed Foreman was left to shadow box into the glare of the camera.

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