The sport of professional boxing has lost a legend…
Steward, was also the owner of the Kronk Gym in Detroit.
Steward was in a Chicago-area hospital, where he had been for several weeks after undergoing surgery for diverticulitis.
Steward, was a renoun and highly respected figure in the sport and has trained boxing superstars such as Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko, Thomas Hearns, Julio César Chávez,Oscar De La Hoya, Thomas Hearns and Evander Holyfield.
Wladimir Klitschko, who was the most reason boxer to train under Steward in 2012 until a serious but undisclosed illness forced him to take a leave of absence from training issued a statement saying…“Boxing has suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Emanuel Steward.”
Wladimir Klitschko is a Ukrainian heavyweight professional boxer. Klitschko is the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO & The Ring Heavyweight Champion. His older brother Vitali Klitschko is the current WBC Heavyweight Champion.
- Elected into the International Boxing Hall of Fame
- Elected into the World Boxing Hall of Fame
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Diverticulitis is a common digestive disease particularly found in the large intestine. Diverticulitis develops from diverticulosis, which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) on the outside of the colon. Diverticulitis results if one of these diverticula becomes inflamed.
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|Real name||Emanuel Steward|
|Born||July 7, 1944
Bottom Creek, West Virginia
|Died||October 25, 2012