Muhammad Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies

Muhammad Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies

Clearwater : FL : USA | Feb 02, 2012 at 2:34 AM PST
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Legendary Boxing trainer Angelo Dundee ,who trained boxing luminaries including Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman ... died at the age of 90. He died of a heart attack on Wednesday in Clearwater, Florida.

He was one of the greatest trainer in the history of boxing.He worked as a trainer more than 60 years.

Angelo Dundee was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame as a non-participant in 1994.

Dundee was hired to train Ali in 1960 and remained with the boxer until his fight with Larry Holmes in 1980.

Dundee, born in Philadelphia, teamed up with Ali after his Olympic gold medal success in Rome in 1960 and guided him to his first heavyweight title, against Sonny Liston in 1964.

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