Freeda Foreman Dies; Daughter of Boxer George Foreman Was 42

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Sad news out of the world of sports today, as Freeda Foreman, the daughter of boxing legend George Foreman, has passed away at the age of 42.

Foreman's body was reportedly discovered by a family member at her home in Houston.

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According to TMZ, authorities have yet to determine a cause of death and a full investigation is underway.

Police say no foul play is suspected.

Freeda was one of George Foreman's five daughters.

The boxing legend and cookware pitchman also has five sons, all of them named George.

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Like her sisters, Freeda's middle name was George, as well.

Freeda launched her own professional boxing career in 2000.

She won her first five bouts and retired after losing a sixth fight in 2001.

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Her parents were apparently not fans of her decision to enter the ring, and it's been widely reported that George paid Freeda to quit.

Freeda remained a well-known figure in the boxing world up until her death.

In addition to her own career inside the ring, she appeared in multiple documentaries about her dad and even played a guest role in the popular Fox series King of the Hill.

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And like the rest of her family, Freeda was fully devoted to public service.

Her Twitter bio reads:

"Aside from my love of family, being a good mother, wife, and friend, I aspire to make a positive difference in our American Criminal Justice System."

Freeda is survived by her husband, 2 daughters, 3 grandchildren, her parents and 11 siblings.

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Her famous father has not yet addressed the tragedy publicly, but a rep for the family has requested privacy.

“Heaven send so many wonders; too many to have questions about any one thing or event in my life," George Foreman tweeted on Sunday.

His words were accompanied by a photo of a colt that had just been born on his ranch in Marshall, Texas.

Our thoughts go out to Freefa's loved ones during this incredibly difficult time.

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