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Old 01-16-2012, 04:52 AM   #13
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Default Re: George Foreman's '73-'74 World Tour

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Originally Posted by Lunny View Post
Really? I read the other day that the president of Zaire put up $4m of the money for it to be in his country.

What motivation would a Brit have for staging it in Zaire?
Mobutu put up the moolah, but it was a British company led by a couple of big boxing fans that got him to do it. Where DK came in was getting the fighters signatures. DK gets too much credit for that event. He played a big part, yes. But not as big as people think.
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