Angelo Dundee is the best known of all boxing trainers. He is the most recognizable and famous and trained more than 20 world champions.

It gives me tremendous pleasure to be able to offer a contribution to this excellent book.

I have been involved with boxing for 60 years and have been fortunate enough to train and work closely with over 20 world champions, including some of the all-time greats like Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard. It is for this reason that I feel able to comment on what makes the difference between the ordinary and the great, where the thin dividing line between success and failure lies and what separates the true champions from the contenders.

It is not purely talent. I have seen hundreds of talented fighters who have ...

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