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Rumble in the Jungle by Leroy Neiman

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LeRoy Neiman, one of America's most popular and well-known artists, captures one of the most important sporting events in history in this incomparable composition. The legendary boxing match known as the Rumble in the Jungle took place on October 30, 1974, in Kinshasa, Zaire at 4 A.M., and aired in the United States the night of October 29. Muhammad Ali, the underdog, took on the reigning Heavyweight Champion of the World, George Foreman, and the match was watched around the world. Ali’s improbable victory became the stuff of legends.

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