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Old 11-19-2009, 10:27 AM   #17
lefthook31
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Default Re: Was Angelo Dundee a great trainer or a yes man

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Originally Posted by TBooze View Post
Dundee knew how to deal with fighters. Training an experienced Leonard, Foreman or indeed Ali, sometimes all you needed to be was a cheerleader (which I think many charge Dundee with being) that stoked up the ego to help motivate the fighter.

But Dundee knew his stuff, and thus attracted some of the best fighters of this era.
Yes he did. He made Berbick wear black trunks to the Tyson fight to piss off Tyson, because the champion always got first choice of trunk color and the challenger couldnt wear the same. He ripped his fighters gloves when they needed a breather. He knew all the little tricks that he would never get away with these days.
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