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Looking back at Rumble in the Jungle: Part II

Updated: November 2, 1999, 11:19 AM ET
By Greg Garber | Special to ESPN.com

Today, George Foreman is a lovable, squeezably soft, cartoonish character.

THE RUMBLE REVISTED

The 25th Anniversary of Muhammad Ali's win over George Foreman in Zaire -- "The Rumble in the Jungle" -- is Oct. 30. ESPN.com's Greg Garber takes a look at the fight and its impact in a special two-part series.

But 25 years ago, heading into his "Rumble in the Jungle" fight with Muhammad Ali, he was very much the baddest man on the planet. The grim ...

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