Teddy Atlas

Teddy Atlas believes the pressure got to Max Holloway at UFC 276: “He became just a sick and destroyed guy”

Teddy Atlas is speaking out about how he believes the pressure got to Max Holloway at UFC 276. Last Saturday, July 2nd, Max Holloway (23-7 MMA) entered the Octagon to compete with Alexander Volkanovski (25-1 MMA) in the co-main featherweight match-up. It was to be the third meeting of the two fighters with the result being a unanimous decision win for Volkanovski, who ultimately retained his title.
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Teddy Atlas compares UFC 275 main event to the “Thrilla in Manila”, explains why he doesn’t want to see Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira 2

Teddy Atlas has compared Glover Teixeira vs Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275 to the iconic Thrilla in Manila showdown. Last Saturday night at UFC 275, Jiri Prochazka submitted Glover Teixeira in the fifth round to capture the UFC light heavyweight title in an all-time classic. These two warriors went back and forth at one another for the better part of 25 minutes and in the end, it was the young challenger that came out on top.
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Dustin Poirier “Is In The Right To Choose” Big Money Fights Over Title Contention: Teddy Atlas

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has earned the right to handpick his opponents, as per Teddy Atlas. Legendary boxing trainer and commentator Teddy Atlas has heaped praises on Poirier, based on the stellar resume he has put together. The veteran has faced some of the toughest and biggest names in the UFC since signing with the promotion in 2011. Having started his professional career in 2009, ‘Diamond’ has seen a huge rise in his stock after the two most recent outings against Conor McGregor.
Boxing Scene

Teddy Atlas Slams Whyte and His Corner, Saw a Lack of Preparation For Fury's Style

Veteran trainer and expert analyst, Teddy Atlas, believes heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte was underprepared for last Saturday's fight with WBC world champion Tyson Fury. Fury used his size and reach to control the fight, with Whyte landing very few punches. The end came when a vicious uppercut closed the show for Fury in the sixth round.

Teddy Atlas Feels Dillian Whyte Wasn’t Prepared For Tyson Fury, Talks Potential Francis Ngannou Fight

Renowned boxing trainer Teddy Atlas shared his opinion on Tyson Fury’s knockout win over Dillian Whyte and the possible showdown with Francis Ngannou. Fury entered the boxing ring to put his WBC and The Ring Heavyweight Titles on the line against Whyte. The championship fight was held inside Wembley Stadium on April 23. In the end, Fury scored a sixth-round knockout victory and said he might be done with professional boxing.

Teddy Atlas Praises Thor Bjornsson For Beating Eddie Hall In Boxing Match: “He Showed The Edge There”

Teddy Atlas had a lot to talk about, regarding one of the ‘biggest’ spectacles the sport of boxing has ever seen. And no, he’s not talking about Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. Instead, he’s recapping an event with athletes three times their size. ‘The heaviest boxing match in history’ would come a few weeks ago, with Hafthor (Thor) Bjornsson taking on Eddie Hall.

Teddy Atlas reacts to Paul Craig’s come from behind submission win at UFC London: “It took me back to the Gracie’s”

Teddy Atlas, an American boxing trainer and fight commentator, weighed in on the fight between Paul Craig and Nikita Krylov this past weekend at UFC London. It was Craig (16-4 MMA) who secured a first round submission win over Krylov (27-9 MMA) at the O2 Arena on November 19th. Prior to the win, Craig had earned a first round TKO victory over Jamahal Hill (10-1 MMA) at UFC 263 in June of 2021.
MMA Fighting

Teddy Atlas lauds Colby Covington’s striking against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272: ‘He’s a better striker than we give him credit for’

On Saturday night, Colby Covington dominated friend-turned-rival Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 272. Using a wrestling-heavy gameplan that saw Covington score six takedowns and over 16 minutes of control time, “Chaos” won a unanimous decision with scorecards of 49-46, 50-44, and 50-45. But though it was his wrestling that has been credited for the win, Covington earned high praise for his striking from Teddy Atlas, a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and one of the most famous boxing trainers of all time.

Teddy Atlas Breaks Down Adjustment Tuivasa Made That Led To KO Win

Boxing and MMA commentator Teddy Atlas has given a detailed breakdown of what led up to Tai Tuivasa‘s knockout of Derrick Lewis at UFC 271. Tuivasa has been on a roll in the UFC’s heavyweight division over the past year. He has won five straight overall by knockout and has demonstrated the ability to end a fight with a single punch. Tuivasa also earned a post-fight performance check for his finish at UFC 271.

Teddy Atlas 5 Word Reaction Applies To Boxing and UFC

Boxing trainer and commentator Teddy Atlas has been linked more with the sport of mixed martial arts in recent years. Specifically the UFC within it. The Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has helped MMA fighters with their boxing and made a point following the UFC this weekend that applies to surely...

Teddy Atlas Reacts To Keith Thurman Comeback Win

Keith Thurman returned to winning ways after an extended hiatus this weekend. He scored a points win that sees him return to the mix in the welterweight divisions of big fights. Commentator and trainer Teddy Atlas said of the fight:. Also on the card was Mexican boxing legend Leo Santa...

Teddy Atlas: O’Malley Has All The Makings Of A Star

Boxing royalty Teddy Atlas believes rising UFC bantamweight Sean O’Malley has all the makings of a star in combat sports. O’Malley has quickly grown into one of the most recognized and talked about names in the world’s premier MMA organization. That’s down to his unique combination of charisma, eccentric appearance, and clear talent once the cage door closes behind him.

Teddy Atlas lauds Conor McGregor for performance against Floyd Mayweather, suggests Kamaru Usman would not find the same success

Boxing legend Teddy Atlas has praised Conor McGregor’s boxing performance against Floyd Mayweather – but admitted he isn’t sure how Kamaru Usman would fare. The trend of stars from mixed martial arts heading into boxing has been around for a few years now with the first major example being when Conor McGregor crossed the threshold to battle Floyd Mayweather in 2017. While he came up on the losing end, many praised the Irishman for his performance on that night in Las Vegas.