Chris Dundee

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    February 2, 2012

    Angelo Dundee, Miami Boxing's Legendary Trainer, Dead at 90

    ​It's easy to forget now, but Miami Beach was once the nexus of the world boxing scene thanks mostly to Angelo Dundee, the Hall of Fame trainer who opened the legendary 5th Street Gym with his brother Chris. Dundee trained dozens of elite fighters at the SoBe gym -- most notably Muhammad Ali. Dund ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    October 4, 2010

    Liberty City's Roosevelt Ivory is a Throwback to the 5th Street Gym's Bad Old Days

    The usually dapper Ivory slums it in a mug shot.​A week or so ago, Riptide braved the overhyped media maelstrom that was the grand opening of the new 5th Street Gym. A sanitized version of the South Beach boxing den where Muhammad Ali trained, it's now helmed by a Chicago-based ownership group. Al ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Fight Doctor Ferdie Pacheco Pays Homage to 5th Street Gym

    Courtesy Ferdie PachecoFerdie Pacheco talks to Muhammad Ali between sparring sessions at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach.​If you grew up in Miami Beach prior to 1993, the floor above the neighborhood drug store on Fifth Street at Washington Avenue was a magical place.For more than a quarter-cent ... More >>

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    August 3, 2000

    Ring Cycle

    Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.

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    December 10, 1998

    Requiem for a Heavyweight

    For 60 years Chris Dundee was a boxing mastermind. Last month he was laid to rest.

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    May 26, 1993

    The Lure of the Ring

    Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.