A Boxing Trainer's Lessons on Life 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.

A Boxing Trainer's Lessons on Life

A Boxing Trainer's Lessons on Life

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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. Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images hide caption

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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.

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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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From The Streets To The Ring : A Son's Struggle To Become a Man
By Teddy Atlas, Peter Kaminsky, Peter Alson

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