Former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman knocked outTony Fulilangi with 2:26 remaining in the second round of a fight at Marshall, Tex., Thursday night.
The fight, in Foreman’s hometown, was Foreman’s 13th straight knockout since returning to the ring in March, 1987. Foreman, 40, improved his record to 58-2 with 55 KOs.
Fulilangi’s record dropped to 39-4-2.
Fulilangi, 216, from Tonga, was sent to the canvas three times in the second round by Foreman, who weighed 250.
Michael Dokes, former World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion, knocked out Curtis Isaac of Kalamazoo, Mich., with a combination to the body at 2:21 of the fourth round of a scheduled 10-rounder at the Felt Forum in New York.
The victory was his seventh straight, all by knockouts, since Dokes, 30, returned to the ring last December after a 33-month layoff because of substance abuse.
Dokes is 36-1-2 with 23 knockouts.
Young Dick Tiger of Hollywood scored a unanimous decision over Kenny Lopez of San Jose, in a 10-round junior middleweight fight at Irvine.