Chuck Wepner

This was Muhammad Ali’s first fight after his famous duel with George Foreman, the Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa. It took place on March 24, 1975. Although the fight was titled « Give the White Man a Break, » Chuck Wepner, nicknamed The Bayonne Bleeder because of his propensity to bleed profusely, lasted 15 rounds before losing by KO.

Chuck Wepner vs. Muhammad Ali
80 x 80 cm
Chinese ink and acrylic on rice paper and canvas
Price on request