Angelo Dundee

When I fought Muhammad Ali in Zare in 1974 in the Rumble in the Jungle, about the fifth round, he got confident. He wasn't covering up, and I said to myself, "He thinks he's tough. I'm going to knock his head off." As soon as I made a fist, his cornerman, Angelo Dundee, screamed, "Muhammad, don't play with that sucker!" Ali covered up, and I never got another opportunity. That voice played in my head from 1974 all the way to 1994, when Angelo was in my corner for a title fight.

He was so special, the king of all cornermen....

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