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[[Image:Atlas.jpg|left|Teddy Atlas]]  
 
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== Trainer ==
 
== Trainer ==
Learned the boxing trade from the legendary [[Cus D'Amato]]. Trained such champions as [[Boxer:Mike Tyson:000474|Mike Tyson]] (as an amateur) and [[Boxer:Barry McGuigan:012746|Barry McGuigan]].
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Learned the boxing trade from the legendary [[Cus D'Amato]]. Trained such champions as [[Mike Tyson]] (as an amateur) and [[Barry McGuigan]].
 
Also served as trainer for 1980 Swedish [[Olympics|Olympic]] team.
 
Also served as trainer for 1980 Swedish [[Olympics|Olympic]] team.
  
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== Awards and Recognition ==
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
*2001 [[Sam Taub]] Award - The [[Boxing Writers' Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
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*2001 [[Sam Taub]] Award - The [[Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
  
 
Fighters Trained
 
Fighters Trained

Revision as of 16:19, 29 September 2007

Teddy Atlas

Trainer

Learned the boxing trade from the legendary Cus D'Amato. Trained such champions as Mike Tyson (as an amateur) and Barry McGuigan. Also served as trainer for 1980 Swedish Olympic team.

Commentator

Commentator for ESPN cable boxing shows: "Friday Night Fights" and weekly specials including "Wednesday Night Fights"

Awards and Recognition

Fighters Trained


Source: Ring Magazine

Trivia

Atlas played the part of Klaus Silber in the 1989 movie, Triumph of the Spirit.

Source: Ring Magazine

Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame: Expanded Category (2005)