Date: October 30, 1974
Location: 20th of May Stadium Kinshasa, Zaire
Title(s) on the line: Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship
WBC/WBA Heavyweight Championship
The Rumble in the Jungle was an historic boxing event in 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Held at the 20th of May Stadium on the night of October 30, 1974 (4:00 am), it pitted the undefeated world heavyweight champion George Foreman against challenger Muhammad Ali, a former heavyweight champion. 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".