40 Years Ago | Rumble In the Jungle

rumble in the jungle

The Rumble in the Jungle was an historic boxing event in 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire (now DRC). Held at the “20th of May Stadium” on the night of October 30, 1974 (4:00 am). The stage pitted the undefeated world heavyweight champion George Foreman against challenger  Muhammad Ali. 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 century” excerpts from wikipedia



Muhammad Ali Stats

1. 56 Wins (37 knockouts, 19 decisions)

2. 5 Losses (4 decisions, 1 retirement)

a) Joe Frazier (Decision)

Joe Frazier
Decision (unanimous)
15 (15)
03/08/1971 New York City, NY

b) Ken Norton

Ken Norton
Decision (split)    
12 (12)
03/31/1973 San Diego, CA

C) Leon Spinks

Leon Spinks
Decision (split)   
15 (15)
02/15/1978 Las Vegas, NV

d) Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes
10 (15)      
10/02/1980 Las Vegas, NV

e) Trevor berbick

Trevor Berbick
Decision (unanimous)
10 (10)
12/11/1981 Nassau, Bahamas

0 Draws.

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