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The Night the ‘Rumble In The Jungle’ came to Swansea (by Jeff Burns)

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On 30th October 1974 Swansea businessman and boxing promoter the late Eddie Richards, brought to his hometown a live showing of one of the greatest World Heavyweight contests in the history of professional boxing! He had astutely negotiated a deal with London entrepreneur Jarvis Astaire to have the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ relayed direct … Continue reading