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George Foreman vs Muhammad Ali The Rumble in the Jungle was a historic boxing event in 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaïre (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Held at the 20th of May Stadium on the night of October 30, 1974 - The undefeated world heavyweight champion George Foreman against challenger Muhammad Ali, a former heavyweight champion. Ali won by knockout, putting Foreman down just before the end of the eighth round. It has been called arguably the greatest sporting event of the 20th…

Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman at the famous 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa, Zaire. (Neil Leifer/SI)

(Awaken the Light Within, to Shine the World.) “A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing. – Muhammad Ali” The light I am talking about, is not the light that you see in the form of brightness, but in the deepest core of your being,…

.Abbas : ZAIRE. Kinshasa. 1974. World Heavyweight Boxing Championship. Muhammad ALI during a training session.

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David Samba and Onomo Mugabi train at the Muhammad Ali Head High Boxing Club in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Election materiel being loaded in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), onto an aircraft of MONUSCO to be routed to Lubumbashi. Photo: MONUSCO/Michael Ali