Teddy Atlas is an American boxing trainer and fight commentator. The son of a doctor, Atlas grew up in a wealthy area of Staten Island, New York City, New York. His mother, Mary Riley Atlas, was a former contestant in the Miss America pageant system, as well as a model. Atlas was involved in a street fight in Stapleton, Staten Island, in which his face was severely slashed with a “007” flick knife. The wound took 400 stitches in total to close, with 200 on the outside of his face and 200 on the inside. The attack left him with a distinctive scar. Atlas trained as an amateur boxer with Hall of Fame trainer Cus D’Amato Atlas was an assistant to D’Amato, although his role in the Catskill Boxing Club assisted in the training of D’Amato’s teenage protégé Mike Tyson. The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation is a New York-based 501community service organization that provides financial and emotional support to individuals and organizations in need and focuses particularly on the needs of children. http://dratlasfoundation.com/
Teddy’s his biggest success as head trainer to Michael Moorer, whom he guided to the world heavyweight title in 1994 Atlas served as a commentator for ESPN, formerly for ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights and Wednesday Night Fights and later for ESPN’s Premier Boxing Champions fights.
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