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Superfights: Holyfield-Foreman

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A Second Chance

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After a 10-year retirement, Foreman returned in 1987 and ran off 24 consecutive wins (including 23 by knockout) heading into the Holyfield bout. He was in search of the title he once held before losing it in 1974 to Muhammad Ali in the former Zaire.