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Date Of BirthJuly 29, 1956
SpouseElaine Atlas
FactFormer boxer, who trained under Cus D'Amato. When his boxing career was cut short because of injury, he turned to training fighters himself.

Teddy Atlas is an American boxing trainer and commentator. He is best known for training world champions such as Mike Tyson, Timothy Bradley, and Antonio Tarver. Atlas was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 30, 1956, to a Greek father and an Italian-American mother. His father, Peter, was a professional boxer who fought under the name “Kid Chocolate.” Atlas was raised in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. He began boxing at the age of seven and had his first professional fight at the age of 16. Atlas went on to have a successful amateur career, winning the New York Golden Gloves tournament in 1976. He turned professional in 1977 and had a record of 12-0-1 with 11 knockouts before retiring in 1980.

Atlas began working as a boxing trainer in 1982. His first major success came when he helped Mike Tyson win the heavyweight championship in 1986. Atlas also trained world champions such as Timothy Bradley and Antonio Tarver. In addition to his work as a trainer, Atlas has also worked as a boxing commentator for ESPN and HBO. He currently serves as the head trainer for the WBC welterweight champion, Danny Garcia.

Atlas has been married twice. His first marriage ended in divorce. He has three children from his second marriage. Atlas has a net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameTeddy Atlas
Date Of BirthJuly 29, 1956
ProfessionCommentator, Actor, Coach


SpouseElaine Atlas
ChildrenNicole Atlas, Teddy III Atlas
ParentsMari Ryan Atlas, Dr.Theodore A. Atlas


MoviesPlay It to the Bone

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1Former boxer, who trained under Cus D'Amato. When his boxing career was cut short because of injury, he turned to training fighters himself.



Ali2001Audience Member in Zaire (uncredited)
Play It to the Bone1999Cesar's Garden Trainer
Don King: Only in America1997TV MovieRichie Giachetti
Triumph of the Spirit1989Silber


Lights OutTV Series boxing/training consultant - 2 episodes, 2011 boxing consultant - 1 episode, 2011
Triumph of the Spirit1989boxing choreographer / boxing trainer


Cornered: A Life Caught in the Ring2008Documentary special thanks
Biography1994TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode


All In with Chris Hayes2016TV SeriesGuest - Himself
Mike & Mike2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN Boxing Analyst
Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ESPN Friday Night Fights1998-2014TV SeriesHimself - Ringside Commentator / Himself / Himself - Olympic Correspondent / ...
Born and Bred2011DocumentaryHimself - Commentator
The Contender2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - Commentator
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Contender Rematch: Mora vs. Manfredo2005TV MovieHimself - Commentator
Jameel McCline vs. Calvin Brock2005TV MovieHimself - Ringside Commentator
Driven2004TV Series documentary
The Dead Zone2003TV SeriesHimself
Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson1993TV Movie documentaryHimself

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Tyson2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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