Angelo Dundee

Name: Angelo Dundee

    Legendary boxing corner man who has worked with 15 world boxing champions, including Muhammad Ali
    • Trained: “Sugar” Ray Leonard.
    • Trained Jose Napoles.
    • Trained George Foreman.
    • Trained Jimmy Ellis.
    • Trained Carmen Basilio.
    • Trained Luis Rodriguez.
    • Trained Willie Pastrano.
    • Trained Ralph Dupas.
    • Was named Manager of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association in 1968 and 1979.
    • Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1994.
    • Ringside commentator for many televised fights.
    • Recently trained Russell Crowe for Crowe’s characterization of James J. Braddock in Cinderella Man and appeared in the film himself as “Angelo” the corner man.
    • Co-Author of "Angelo Dundee's "My View from the Corner -- with Bert Sugar".

Favorite Book: "The Jack Dempsey Story" by Gene Schoor

"I never read much as a kid, but I did read "Dempsey" and was impressed as hell. I read it from stern to stern. Fighting in salons and hobo camps, man, what a tough guy! But he was a sweetheart. I got to know him when I lived in midtown Manhattan. I used to eat at Dempsey's Restaurant all the time."

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