Theodore A "Teddy" Atlas Jr. is an American boxing trainer, fight commentator, motivational speaker, and podcast host.
Teddy Atlas was born to a well-respected doctor in a wealthy part of Staten Island. Most kids like him end up going to an Ivy League school to become some sort of white collar professional. Teddy? Teddy dropped out of high school, went to jail, and ended up becoming a trainer to 18 world champion boxers, including heavyweight champion Michael Moore, who defeated Evander Holyfield for the title in 1994.Today on the show I talk to Teddy about how and why he took the path he did in life. Teddy explains how he ended up boxing under legendary trainer Cus D'Amato, and how Cus guided Teddy towards becoming a trainer himself. Teddy then shares stories of training kids in the Catskills, taking them to unsanctioned amateur fights in the Bronx, and the lessons he learned from boxing and his father about personal responsibility, managing fear, overcoming resistance, and what is means to be a man.Get the show notes at aom.is/atlas.
Stephen talks to Teddy Atlas about this weekend's WBC heavyweight championship fight, and gets into what the Giants should do at pick 2 and NBA prospects.
Teddy Atlas joins Stephen A. to preview the Errol Spence Jr. fight on Saturday night.
Bob Papa talks with Boxing Trainer Teddy Atlas about the state of boxing, his unbelievable life story and some principles anyone can use to be successful or get through difficult times.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jul 29th, 1956
Location
Middle Island, New York, United States of America
Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 58 minutes