Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ belt sells for $6.1M

The championship belt Muhammad Ali won in the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight title fight sold for $6.18 million in Dallas on July 24. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com
The championship belt Muhammad Ali won in the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight title fight sold for $6.18 million in Dallas on July 24. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com
The championship belt Muhammad Ali won in the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight title fight sold for $6.18 million in Dallas on July 24. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com

DALLAS (AP) – Muhammad Ali’s championship belt from his 1974 Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight title fight was sold at auction on July 24 for $6.18 million. The winner of the heated competition for the belt was Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, according to Heritage Auctions in Dallas.

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Colts owner Jim Irsay talking up museum for pop culture collection

Indianapolis Colts owner and memorabilia super-collector Jim Irsay. Image courtesy Colts.com

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is talking with officials in several cities about the possibility of creating a museum to display the pop culture memorabilia that he’s spent millions of dollars collecting over the past 20 years.

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