Boxing Coaches

Ulli Wegner

Ulli Wegner

DOB: April 26, 1942 Szczecin, Germany (now Poland) Gym: Sauerland-Gym Location: Berlin, Germany Boxing Background: Ulli Wegner was a highly decorated amateur boxer with over 170 fights  Notable Fighters: Sven Ottke, Marco Huck, Arthur Abraham  Ulli Wegner’s Boxing Background Few European boxing coaches have had quite the impact on both amateur and professional boxing as Hans-Ullrich “Ulli” Wegner, who …

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Terry Lawless

Terry Lawless – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB: March 29, 1933, West Ham, LondonGym: Royal Oak GymLocation: Canning Town, London Boxing Background: Terry Lawless began training boxers after leaving the army in 1957 Notable Fighters: John H Stracey, Jim Watt, Maurice Hope, Frank Bruno  Terry Lawless’ Boxing Background Terry Lawless remains arguably the most successful British boxing trainer ever, having coached three fighters – …

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Ray Arcel

Ray Arcel – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB: August 30, 1899 Terre Haute, IndianaGym: Stillman’s GymLocation: Manhattan, New York CityBoxing Background: Ray Arcel began training fighters at Grupp’s Gym during the 1920s Notable Fighters: Benny Leonard, Ezzard Charles, Barney Ross, Roberto Duran, Larry Holmes Ray Arcel’s Boxing Background One would be hard-pressed to find a trainer with a resume that comes close to …

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Charley Goldman

Charley Goldman ‘Israel’: A Biography

DOB: December 21, 1888, Warsaw, Poland.RIP: November 11, 1968.Gym: Stillman’s Gym & CYO Gym.Location: New YorkBoxing Background: Amateur Boxer and Boxing Trainer.Notable Fighters: Lou Ambers, Marty Servo, Joey Archibald, and Rocky Marciano! Charley Goldman: Early Years Though Charley Goldman was born ‘Israel Goldman’ in Poland 1888, he grew up as ‘Charley’ in the tough Red Hook …

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Brendan Ingle

Brendan Ingle – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB:  June 19, 1940 Dublin, IrelandGym:  Wincobank GymLocation: Sheffield, EnglandBoxing Background: Brendan Ingle was a journeyman pro in the 1960s and 70s, compiling a 19-14 recordNotable Fighters: Herol “Bomber” Graham, Prince Naseem Hamed, Kell Brook Brendan Ingle’s Boxing Background Although Brendan Ingle was born and raised in Ireland, he lived in Britain from the late …

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Ignacio Beristain

Ignacio Beristain ‘Nacho’: A Biography

DOB: July 31, 1939 Actopan, Veracruz, MexicoGym: Romanza Gym (Opened 1992, Closed 2020 due to CoVid19)Location: Mexico CityBoxing Background: Amateur Boxer and Boxing Trainer.Notable Fighters: Daniel Zaragoza, Juan Manuel Marquez, Rafael Marquez, and Oscar De La Hoya! Ignacio Beristain: Early Years Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Beristain fell in love with boxing as child. He began his career as …

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Teddy Atlas

Theodore ‘Teddy’ Atlas’: A Biography

DOB: July 29th 1956Gym: ‘Catskill Boxing Club’Location: New York CityBoxing Background: Boxing Trainer, and SportscasterOrganisation: The Dr. Theodore Atlas FoundationNotable Fighters: Donny Lalonde, Barry McGuigan, Michael Moorer and Mike Tyson! Teddy Atlas – Interesting Early Years! Prior to his rise to fame, Theodore ‘Teddy’ Atlas has a very interesting backstory to say the least. His eclectic …

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Eddie Futch

Eddie Futch – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB:  August 9, 1911 Hillsboro, Mississippi Gym:  Brewster Recreation Center Gym Location: Detroit, MichiganBoxing Background: Was 37-3 as an amateur lightweight, winning the 1933 Detroit Athletic Association championship and the 1935 Detroit Golden Gloves championshipNotable Fighters: Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Larry Holmes, Michael Spinks, Alexis Arguello Eddie Futch’s Boxing Background When it comes to shortlisting the greatest …

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