Legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee died in his Tampa apartment on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Best known for his work with Muhammad Ali, Dundee trained 15 world champions in all during a career that spanned six decades. He was 90. Here, Dundee preps Ali at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach, Fla., ahead of Ali's October 1970 fight against Jerry Quarry.
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Dundee talks with Ali -- then known as Cassius Clay -- before the first bell of a 1963 fight against Doug Jones at Madison Square Garden. Dundee was in Ali's corner for all but two of the Champ's fights.
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Dundee stands over Ali between rounds of the 1963 fight against Doug Jones. One of the sport's all-time great motivators, Dundee helped Ali become the first three-time heavyweight champion.
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Dundee stands in the ring with Ali during a 1967 title bout against Zora Folley at Madison Square Garden. The fight was Ali's last before he was suspended for refusing to join the military. Dundee stuck with Ali despite his suspension and corresponding fall from grace, training the Champ ahead of his 1970 comeback.
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Dundee wraps Ali's hand as comedian Stepin Fetchit looks on before a September 1970 exhibition fight in Atlanta.
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Dundee ties Ali's gloves before a February 1973 fight against Joe Bugner. Ali was wearing a robe given to him by Elvis Presley.
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Dundee photographed in Kinshasa, Zaire, before Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" title bout against George Foreman. A relentlessly positive person, Dundee was regarded as one of boxing's greatest ambassadors.
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Dundee instructs Ali during training ahead of the "Rumble in the Jungle."
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Dundee stands with (from left) assistant trainer Wali Muhammad, Ali and assistant trainer Bundini Brown during the 1975 "Thrilla in Manila" against Joe Frazier. Some have credited Dundee with persuading Ali to continue in the fight, his third against Frazier, when Smokin' Joe was coming on strong in the middle rounds. Ali won when Frazier didn't answer the bell for the 15th round.
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Dundee stands in Ali's corner during a 1976 fight against Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium. Dundee attended Ali's 70th birthday party in Louisville in January 2012.
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Dundee poses with Sugar Ray Leonard before Leonard's first professional fight. Aside from Ali, Leonard was Dundee's most famous boxer. Dundee started working with Leonard in the late `70s, manning the corner for some of Sugar Ray's biggest fights and helping him become one of the most well-known welterweight champions in history.
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Dundee talks with Leonard as fellow trainer Janks Morgan looks on in between rounds of Leonard's 1981 title fight against Thomas Hearns. Dundee called Leonard "a smaller Ali."
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Dundee works on George Foreman during a 1996 fight. Dundee teamed with Foreman in 1994 and helped him become the oldest heavyweight champion in history at age 45.
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President Bill Clinton presents Dundee and Ali with the National Italian American Foundation's One America award in 2000.
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Dundee poses with Oscar De La Hoya and trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain before De La Hoya's 2008 bout against Manny Pacquiao. Dundee's attempt to win one last big fight with a big fighter was a dud -- De La Hoya lost after failing to answer the bell for the ninth round.
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Dundee throws out the ceremonial first pitch at a 2004 game between Tampa Bay and Minnesota at Tropicana Field. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dundee spent his final years in Tampa.
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Dundee was in Louisville on Jan. 14 to help celebrate Ali's 70th birthday. Dundee died 18 days later.
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