Arguably the Greatest Sporting Event of the 20th Century – The Rumble in the Jungle

The Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion

George Foreman is a former American Boxer. He is a two-time world heavyweight Champion and an Olympic gold medallist. Before the fight, Foreman was one of the best in the sport, defeating Joe Frazier and Ken Norton and claiming two heavyweight champions.


In this photo taken on October 25, 1974, shows US boxing heavyweight champion George Foreman training five days before the heavyweight world championship in Kinshasa. Photo credit STR/AFP/Getty Images

George Foreman was much feared for power in his punch and his body size. Asides boxing, he is a successful entrepreneur, a minister, and an author.

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