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[[Image:Dundee.Angelo2.jpg|left|thumb|Angelo Dundee]]
 
[[Image:Dundee.Angelo2.jpg|left|thumb|Angelo Dundee]]
[[File:WBHF Logo.jpg|right|thumb|200px|World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee]]
 
 
[[Image:Ibhof-logo.jpg|thumb|right|Class of 1992<br>Non-Participant Category<br>Hall of Fame bio:[http://www.ibhof.com/pages/about/inductees/nonparticipant/dundeeangelo.html click]]]
 
[[Image:Ibhof-logo.jpg|thumb|right|Class of 1992<br>Non-Participant Category<br>Hall of Fame bio:[http://www.ibhof.com/pages/about/inductees/nonparticipant/dundeeangelo.html click]]]
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[[File:WBHF Logo.jpg|right|thumb|200px|World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee]]
 
'''Birth Name:''' Angelo Merena<br>
 
'''Birth Name:''' Angelo Merena<br>
'''Born:''' August 30, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
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'''Born:''' August 30, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA, USA<BR>
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'''Died:''' February 1, 2012
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'''[[:Category:Angelo Dundee Gallery|Angelo Dundee Gallery]]'''<BR>
  
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'''Angelo Dundee''' is considered one of the greatest trainers of all-time. He learned the intricacies of the sweet science watching the great trainers at [[Stillman's Gym]] in the late 1940s.  
 
'''Angelo Dundee''' is considered one of the greatest trainers of all-time. He learned the intricacies of the sweet science watching the great trainers at [[Stillman's Gym]] in the late 1940s.  
  
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He is also well known for his association with [[Sugar Ray Leonard]]. Dundee was hired to work with Leonard after he won the [[Olympics]] in 1976. He guided Leonard to the three world titles.
 
He is also well known for his association with [[Sugar Ray Leonard]]. Dundee was hired to work with Leonard after he won the [[Olympics]] in 1976. He guided Leonard to the three world titles.
  
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He was inducted into the [[Florida Boxing Hall of Fame]] in 2009.
 
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[[Image:Ali_Dundee.jpg|right|thumb|Dundee and Muhammad Ali]]
 
[[Image:Angelo_dundee.jpg|right|thumb|Dundee and Sugar Ray Leonard]]
 
 
Dundee trained the following world champions:  
 
Dundee trained the following world champions:  
 
*[[Muhammad Ali]]
 
*[[Muhammad Ali]]
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*[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
 
*[[Luis Manuel Rodriguez]]
 
*[[Pinklon Thomas]]
 
*[[Pinklon Thomas]]
 
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*[[James Tillis]]
 
Other boxers with whom Dundee worked:
 
Other boxers with whom Dundee worked:
 
*[[Willi Besmanoff]]
 
*[[Willi Besmanoff]]
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*[[Marc Randazzo]]
 
*[[Marc Randazzo]]
 
*[[Terry Ray ]]
 
*[[Terry Ray ]]
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* [[Trevor Berbick]] (Briefly)
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*[[Arthur Johnson]]
 
*[[Douglas Vaillant]]
 
*[[Douglas Vaillant]]
 
*[[Andy Arel]]
 
*[[Andy Arel]]
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*  Wilfredo Gomez - For the Rocky Lockridge fight
 
*  Wilfredo Gomez - For the Rocky Lockridge fight
 
*  Ruben Castillo
 
*  Ruben Castillo
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*  Charley Norkus
  
 
== Awards & Recognition ==
 
== Awards & Recognition ==
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[[Category:IBHOF Members]]
 
[[Category:IBHOF Members]]
 
[[Category:World Boxing Hall of Fame Members]]
 
[[Category:World Boxing Hall of Fame Members]]
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[[Category:2012 Deaths]]

Revision as of 19:30, 6 January 2013

Angelo Dundee
Class of 1992
Non-Participant Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Birth Name: Angelo Merena
Born: August 30, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Died: February 1, 2012

Angelo Dundee Gallery

Angelo Dundee is considered one of the greatest trainers of all-time. He learned the intricacies of the sweet science watching the great trainers at Stillman's Gym in the late 1940s.

Dundee's first world champion was Carmen Basilio, who won the World Welterweight Championship from Tony DeMarco in 1955.

He moved to Miami Beach in the 1950s and helped his brother Chris Dundee run the 5th Street Gym. Miami became a prime location to work with Cuban fighters and the Dundee brothers thrived and turned Miami Beach into a boxing powerhouse.

Dundee is best known for training Muhammad Ali. He was hired to work with Ali in 1960 and stayed with him until his last fight in 1981.

He is also well known for his association with Sugar Ray Leonard. Dundee was hired to work with Leonard after he won the Olympics in 1976. He guided Leonard to the three world titles.

He was inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame in 2009.


Dundee trained the following world champions:

Other boxers with whom Dundee worked:

Awards & Recognition

Dundee-Leonard photo courtesy of www.authographedtoyou.com