October 30 1974 CE – Rumble in the Jungle Between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman Happens in Kinshasa, Zaire

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October 30 1974 CE – Rumble in the Jungle Between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman Happens in Kinshasa, ZaireRate this post The President of Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Mobutu Sese Seko, had a unique opportunity to draw attention to his central African nation: boxing promoter Don King was looking for a place to stage a mammoth heavyweight title fight. Following a long summer training in the tropical country, world champion George Foreman and challenger Muhammad Ali met in a ring at the Mai 20 Stadium in Kinshasa on October 30, 1974. One of the most famous matches of all time, the Rumble in the Jungle was part sport, […]