Muhammad Ali’s trainer Angelo Dundee dies
Legendary trainer Angelo Dundee has died in Florida, aged 90.
Dundee, famous for working alongside Muhammad Ali for 20 years, is reported to have had a heart attack after being taken to hospital with a blood clot.
He guided Ali through his greatest fights, including the “The Rumble in the Jungle” with George Foreman.
His son, Jimmy Dundee, said: “Thankfully, the whole family was with him. We have lost a great man. My dad led a wonderful life.”
While Dundee’s name was synonymous with Ali’s, he worked with 14 further world champions, including Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman and Jimmy Ellis, during a distinguished career.
But it was his partnership with Ali which became one of the most successful in boxing history. (BBC)