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Birth Name: Angelo Merena
Born: August 30, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Considered one of the all-time great trainers. He trained such world champions as:
- Muhammad Ali
- Sugar Ray Leonard,
- Carmen Basilio
- Luis Rodriguez
- Willie Pastrano
- Ralph Dupas
- George Foreman (during Foreman's comeback)
- Jose Napoles
- Jimmy Ellis
- Younger brother of boxing manager and promoter Chris Dundee.
- Named Boxing Writers' Association of America Manager of the Year for 1968 and 1979.