The ‘Rumble In The Jungle’ was one of the greatest sporting events of the 20th century. The heavyweight world championship fight saw the ‘unbeatable’ George Foreman go head-to-head with the older Muhammad Ali and would go down as one of the biggest upsets in sporting history. The fight took place in Kinshasa, Zaire after fledgling promoter Don King convinced the Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko that the fight would put his country on the map. While simultaneously documenting Mobutu’s Zaire, Abbas followed Ali throughout his training in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and captured the defining moments of the fight that would make Muhammad Ali one of the most recognised people of the planet.

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