A Review of Rumble in the Jungle, 39 Years Later (Part 2 of 2)

More bullet points: Foreman lost the Rumble in the Jungle in an eighth round knockout. Ali later coined the term “rope-a-dope” for his strategy in Zaire. In 1999, George Foreman sold the naming rights to the George Foreman Grill for $138 million. Ali was, and still is I suppose, part of—how can I put this […]

A Review of the Rumble in the Jungle, 39 Years Later (Part 1 of 2)

First, the bullet points: The Rumble in The Jungle took place in Kinshasa, the capital of Zaire, the day before Halloween, 1974. I’ve been watching documentaries about Muhammad Ali the last few months. The man fascinates me. He is the bravest man in sports in the last century, if not longer. I first became interested […]