Athletes Who Have Come Out of Retirement

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  • Allen Iverson, Memphis Grizzlies
  • Deion Sanders
  • George Foreman
  • Roger Clemens
  • Felix Trinidad
  • Michael Phelps comes out of retirement
  • Michael Jordan comes out of retirement twice
  • Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers
  • Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton
  • Ricky Williams
  • Floyd Mayweather
  • Brett Favres comes out of Retirement Jets Vikings

George Foreman Becomes Oldest Heavyweight Champion in Second Comeback

Big George Foreman's two comebacks were notoriously highlighted by his stunning 10th-round knockout of Michael Moorer, then 26, making Foreman the oldest heavyweight champion ever at 45. That took place in November 1994, the same year Foreman started slinging his Lean, Mean, Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine. It must work!  (Photo: Holly Stein / Getty Images)

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