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A Boxing Trainer's Lessons on Life

Atlas poses with Michael Moorer after a bout against Francois Botha in Las Vegas, 1996. Moorer won the fight with a TKO in the 10th round.
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Atlas poses with Michael Moorer after a bout against Francois Botha in Las Vegas, 1996. Moorer won the fight with a TKO in the 10th round.

Teddy Atlas got his start in boxing by brawling on the street. In his new memoir, the ESPN commentator recounts his career as a boxing trainer and his father's role in shaping that career.

In Atlas: From the Streets to the Ring: A Son's Struggle to Become a Man, Atlas describes his youth in Staten Island, rise to Golden Gloves champ and boxing trainer of Mike Tyson, Michael Moorer and others.

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