Rumble in the Jungle retrospective: Ali-Foreman 40 years later


Rumble in the Jungle retrospective: Ali-Foreman 40 years later

Forty years ago today, Muhammad Ali took the final step of a seven-year odyssey to regain what he and his supporters felt should have been his all along – the heavyweight championship. revisits Ali’s eighth-round knockout of George Foreman in Kinshasa and the many stories around boxing’s first global event.

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THE RING Magazine November issue: On sale now

The November 2014 issue of THE RING Magazine features a look at former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson, who has pulled an upset by not only surviving his own demons but managing to thrive.

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From The Telegraph: Chisora wants ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ with Klitschko

Dereck Chisora wants to fight Wladimir Klitschko this October on the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s legendary battle with George Foreman in Kinshasa.

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Don King turns 81 on Monday

Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”

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