I found this truly inspirational and… remember the fight. Thanks James!! Don’t forget to check out his blog and music links.
[Note: The story that follows is, in part, about a boxing match. Now I don’t know how you feel about boxing. You may love it, or you may feel that it is the height of senseless brutality. I can see both viewpoints. But this article is not *only* about boxing so, however you feel, read until the end and I promise you a payoff, ok? Good.]
Will I tell you about the greatest boxing match in the history of all the world?
On the 30th of October, 1974 in Kinshasha, Zaire, Mohammad Ali faced off against the most terrifying force boxing had ever seen. George Foreman was a destroyer of men. A taker of souls. Powerful, ferocious, and skilled in equal measure. To be hit by George Foreman was to be run over by a tank.
Fighters did not get back up.
No one thought Ali could win. No one. …
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