Angelo Dundee

We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Angelo Dundee is associated, including Jimmy, layoff, and nothing. Most recently, Angelo Dundee has been quoted saying: “It was the first Henry Cooper fight that convinced me Muhammad was ready for Sonny Liston because Cooper could punch. Nobody gets up from the shot that put Muhammad down. After that I knew he was mature enough. They thought we were both crazy for taking that fight – so much so that they tried to stop the fight with all the hysteria at the weigh in and pull my guy out. That was strictly pre-empted. He practiced it twice beforehand to make it convincing. He convinced the doctor and he convinced everybody.” in the article Legendary trainer Angelo Dundee was born in 1921.

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No, that's not true at all.

It was the first Henry Cooper fight that convinced me Muhammad was ready for Sonny Liston because Cooper could punch. Nobody gets up from the shot that put Muhammad down. After that I knew he was mature enough. They thought we were both crazy for ta[...]

With Muhammad I was the trainer, only part of the team. With Jimmy I was the team.

I would have preferred it had Ali moved about the ring and jabbed as everybody knows he can but you know him, he always does what he likes. If there is a return fight I would go with my fellow winning.

I came here expecting nothing, instead I saw it all. For any other heavyweight it would have taken six months to return from a three-year layoff. This man is a truly remarkable athlete.

"With Muhammad I was the trainer, only part of the team,". "With Jimmy I was the team.".

"I came here expecting nothing, instead I saw it all,". "For any other heavyweight it would have taken six months to return from a three-year layoff. This man is a truly remarkable athlete.".

"No, that's not true at all,"

"MONZON was the complete fighter. He can box, he can hit, he can think and he is game – all the way,"

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