Teddy Atlas

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Teddy Atlas


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


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

Awards and Recognition

Fighters Trained

  • Kallie Knoetzee
  • Michael Moorer
  • Shannon Briggs
  • Kirk Johnson
  • Donny Lalonde
  • Wilfredo Benitez (Late in Benitez's career)
  • Charlie Weir
  • Simon Brown
  • Tracy Harris Patterson
  • Barry McGuigan
  • Julian Solis

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