Donald Walheim

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Donald Waldhelm (born March 17, 1939 in the Gerritsen Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York) was a professional heavyweight boxer. He was best known for being George Foreman's first professional opponent.[1]

He also won the light heavyweight Golden Gloves in 1964. He beat James Joyner on the three knockdown rule in amateur boxing.


  1. ^ Christopher, Paul J.; Smith, Alicia Marie (2006). Greatest Sports Heroes of All Times: North America Edition. Encouragement Press. p. 75. ISBN 978-1-933766-09-6.