My View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing: A Life in Boxing by Angelo DundeeMy View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing: A Life in Boxing by Angelo Dundee

My View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing: A Life in Boxing

byAngelo Dundee, Bert Randolph Sugar

Paperback | April 27, 2009

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Boxing's greatest trainer reveals all

"The book is written in a highly conversational tone, and by the end the reader will know precisely what it is like to listen to the Bill Walsh of boxing hold court on the exotic art of the cornerman."
--New York Times Book Review

"[H]ere's one for the fans: an as-close-up-as-you-can-get view of boxing's biggest, baddest personalities and poundings."
-Men's Journal

"The teaming of esteemed boxing trainer Angelo Dundee and Bert Randolph Sugar, perhaps the best boxing writer around, produces a lively and insightful look at professional boxing in the second half of the 20th century… His fascinating portraits of Ali, Leonard and Foreman make this a terrific read."
--Library Journal

"This book's appeal lies in Dundee's colorful and punchy personality, as he enlivens the prose with entertaining, Yogi Berra-like jokes, tautologies and euphemisms. It's no surprise that Dundee helped Ali develop his famous rhymes."
--Publishers Weekly

Angelo Dundee was named Manager of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association in 1968 and 1979. In 1994 he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He continues to train boxers and has acted as ringside commentator for many televised fights.

Bert Randolph Sugar is the most recognized and well-known boxing writer in history. The former editor of Ring Magazine and Boxing Illustrated and publisher of Fight Game magazine, he has written dozens of books on boxing and is a regular ESPN sports analyst.

ANGELO DUNDEE has managed 15 world boxing champions, among them Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and George Foreman. He was named Manager of the Year twice the Boxing Writers Association of America (1968 and 1979), and was enshrined in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1994. Enshrined in the International Boxing Hal...
Title:My View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing: A Life in BoxingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:April 27, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071628479

ISBN - 13:9780071628471


Table of Contents

Foreword by Muhammad Ali

1. Fifty-Plus Years in the Fight Game: How Did I Get Here?

2. My Apprenticeship with Brother Chris

3. Miami Beach and My First Champion

4. Cassius Clay

5. Young Cassius Punches His Ticket to the Top

6. Baiting and Beating the Bear

7. Boxing Becomes Cassius Clay Who Becomes Muhammad Ali

8. A Champion in Training, A Champion in Exile

9. "The Fight," March 8, 1971

10. The Road Back

11. The Rumble in the Jungle, October 30, 1974

12. The Thrilla in Manilla, October 1, 1975?

13. Boxing's Greatest Act Leaves the Stage

14. Filling Ali's Size-50 Shoes

15. Duran: "No Mas"? No Way, No Say

16. Hearns, Retirement--And Then A "Marvelous" Comeback

17. The 40-Year-Old Champ

18. Memories Are Made of This

Afterword by George Foreman