Foreman salutes ‘beautiful’ Ali
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George Foreman pays tribute to his boxing opponent and close friend Muhammad Ali

George Foreman, one of Muhammad Ali’s greatest opponents and closest friends, has paid tribute to the man who famously beat him in the Rumble in the Jungle.

Foreman told Today presenter Nick Robinson: “A big part of me died when he passed away, and I call it the greatest piece.”

( Picture: George Foreman and Muhammad Ali Credit: Getty Images)

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