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  Boxing's most iconic living trainer, Angelo Dundee, remains active at Miami's Fifth Street Gym at age 90 after a storied career during which he trained Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pastrano, Luis Rodriguez, Carmen Basilio, Michael Nunn and numerous other world champions.

 Dundee made his third appearance on The Ringside Boxing Show for a 40-minute interview about his legendary career. Enjoy this conversation from the Oct. 30, 2011 edition of our program.

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He's won five world championships in three different weight divisions despite almost unimaginable obstacles, including the fact that his wife, Casey, has waged a life-or-death battle with Leukemia. Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero curretly is battling boredom and frustration as he rehabilitates his left shoulder following surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. When he returns, he expects to be good as new, and plans to mop up the 140- and 147-pound weight divisions -- including, he hopes, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Enjoy this lively interview from our Oct. 23, 2011 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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Eloy "The Prince" Perez is 22-0-2, with 6 KOs, and currently ranked No. 3 among the world's super featherweight challengers by the WBO. Get a sample of his vibrant personality from this Oct. 28, 2011 interview on The Ringside Boxing Show.

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 He had more than 300 amateur fights, many of which took place in the barrooms of Alaska during "Tough Man" contests where Greg Haugen often was matched against men twice his size like, no kidding, "The Yukon Crusher."

 Using mostly heart and aggression, Haugen went on to become a three-time world champion as a pro, when he ranked among the most-popular fighters of his day. His memoirs from a colorful career aren't to be missed. Check out this fun and phenominal interview from the June 20, 2010 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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Steve Farhood's 33 years as a boxing journalist began with skull sessions from no less than Eddie Futch and Angelo Dundee. He worked as editor of The Ring Magazine. And he currently is best known as the expert analyst for ShoBox: The New Generation on the Showtime Network.

Our conversation with Farhood centered on what makes boxers tick, how bad do they hurt, the psychology of their craft and other seld0m-explored topics. Enjoy this fascinating talk with a true insider of the sport from our Oct. 16, 2011 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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  Bill Caplan's first gig in boxing publicity was for an ex-champ-turned-promoter named Joe Louis.  He was marooned for two months in Zaire with George Foreman prior to the Ali fight. He once stretched out in the parking lot of a Korean restaurant to prevent Lupe Pinto's station wagon from leaving a press conference. The man of a million stories was our guest on The Ringside Boxing Show on Oct. 9, 2011, for a remarkable half-hour interview. Enjoy!

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Harold Lederman is a Hall of Fame boxing judge who serves as HBO's "unofficial ringside scorer." His famous voice ranks among the most familiar in boxing history to fans. Enjoy this lively, animated interview with a true icon of boxing broadcasting from our Oct. 2 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show.

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