Ali's WBC 'Rumble in the Jungle' belt sold out for $6.18 million

'Rumble in the Jungle' belt will be shown at an August show in Chicago

By Web Desk
July 26, 2022
Source: AFP/Heritage Auction

WASHINGTON: Legendary American professional boxer late Muhammad Ali's 1974 'Rumble in the Jungle' belt has been sold out for $6.18 million. 

According to the details, American professional football club - Indianapolis Colts' - owner Jim Isray announced purchase of the belt on Twitter. 

'Rumble in the Jungle' belt, the memory of great victory by Ali over Foreman with an eighth-round knockout to reclaim the world heavyweight crown, will be shown at an August show of Isray's collection in Chicago. 

Later on, the belt will be shown in Indianapolis, a US state of Indiana. 

The sale price early Sunday through Heritage Auctions, reported by Sports Collectors Daily, was called among the highest prices ever paid for a sports memorabilia item.