Boxing Coaches

Teddy Atlas

Teddy Atlas: A Biography

DOB: July 29th 1956 Gym: ‘Catskill Boxing Club’ Location: New York City Boxing Background: Boxing Trainer, and Sportscaster Organisation: The Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation Notable 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 …

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Eddie Futch

Eddie Futch – Boxing Coach Biography

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

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Roger Mayweather

Roger Mayweather ‘Black Mamba’: A Biography

DOB: April 24, 1961 – March 17, 2020 Gym: Mayweather Boxing Club Location: Las Vegas Boxing Background: Professional Boxing Fighter, and Trainer Other Nickname: ‘The Mexican Assassin’ Notable Fighters: He only needed one! But that one – Floyd Mayweather Jr. became unbeatable! Roger Mayweather: Early Life Roger Mayweather was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The son …

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Lou Duva

Lou Duva ‘The Face of 1000 Punches’: A Biography

DOB: May 28, 1922 – March 8, 2017Gym: ‘Stillman’s Boxing Gym’ and ‘Garden Gym’Location: New York CityBoxing Background: Boxing trainer, manager and boxing promoter and a little bit more!Notable Fighters: too many to mention! But how about Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Pernell Whitaker to start – amongst 19 total world champions! Lou Duva Boxing Background …

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Emanuel Steward

Emanuel Steward – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB:  July 7, 1944, West Virginia Gym:  Kronk Gym  Location: Detroit, Michigan  Boxing Background: 1963 National Golden Gloves winner, compiled a 94-3 amateur record  Notable Fighters: Thomas Hearns, Andy Lee, Milton McCrory, Wladimir Klitchko, Lennox Lewis  Emanuel Steward’s Boxing Background For someone synonymous with the city of Detroit, Emanuel Steward was actually born in the …

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Cus D'Amato

Cus D’Amato – A ‘Legendary Coach Even Amongst Legends’

DOB: January 17, 1908, New York (United States) Died: November 4, 1985 (Aged 77)  Gyms: ‘Empire Sporting Club – Gramercy Gym’. D’Amato’s gym Catskill NY. Location: New York. Boxing Background: Amateur Boxer, Boxing Coach Notable Fighters: Floyd Patterson, Jose Torres and the ‘baddest man on the planet!’ ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson Notable Trainers Tutored: Teddy Atlas and …

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freddie roach

Freddie Roach – Boxing Coach Biography

DOB:  March 5, 1960, Dedham, MA Gym:  Wild Card Boxing Club Location: Los Angeles, California Boxing Background: Compiled a 40-13 (15 KO’s) pro record before becoming a top trainer  Notable Fighters: Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya, Virgil Hill, Amir Khan, Miguel Cotto, Mike Tyson Freddie Roach’s Boxing Background While Freddie Roach is arguably the …

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Angelo Dundee

Angelo Dundee – “The” Legendary Boxing Coach: A Biography

DOB: August 30, 1921 – Feb 1, 2012 Gym: ‘Fifth Street Gym’ Location: Miami, Florida. Boxing Background: Boxing trainer, coach and corner man Notable Fighters: Too many to mention! But how about Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman (amongst 15 other world champions he worked with) to start! Angelo Dundee’s Boxing Background Angelo Dundee …

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