The latest quote from Dwight Muhammad Qawi is: “I took the Foreman fight on two-and-a-half week's notice. I was originally supposed to fight Bert Cooper”. It comes from the In depth - the George Foreman comeback recalled article. You’ll find on this page 2 articles with Dwight Muhammad Qawi quoted on topics such as George, Spinks and fight. Dwight Muhammad Qawi has been quoted 6 times in 2 articles.
I took the Foreman fight on two-and-a-half week's notice. I was originally supposed to fight Bert Cooper.
Bob Arum called and he offered me Foreman instead. At the time, I didn't even know Foreman had made a comeback. But I thought, 'yeah, he's old, I'll knock him out.' I thought I was gonna KO him fast. But he was in shape, the best shape of his comeba[...]
The fight was brutal and very intense, as I knew it would be. Eventually, I overwhelmed him and got him outta there.
"The Foreman fight I took on two-and-a-half weeks notice,". "I was supposed to fight Bert Cooper. Bob Arum called and offered me Foreman. I thought he was so old, I'd just knock him out. But George was smart, he wasn't just going for the quick KO. A[...]
"I suspect he was juiced up,". "I look at that fight as very suspicious. It was a great fight but I feel I was cheated out of my title. I had him in the fourth and fifth rounds, if you watch the tape you'll see. But then he came on! In the fight wit[...]
But it went ahead. It wasn't a knock down, drag-out type of fight, but he won by decision. I was supposed to have a rematch with Spinks in late 1984, but I had just lost my father and I had lots on my mind and wasn't able to focus on making weight. [...]