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10/25/12 1:49 PM
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Joe Ray
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Emanuel Steward has passed


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Extremely sad to report that legendary trainer Emanuel Steward has passed at the age of 68. This has been confirmed to Fightnews.com by a close family friend. Manny underwent surgery for a stomach disorder in September and had been hospitalized since.

During the ongoing WBO Convention, WBO Preisident Francisico “Paco” Valcarcel called for a moment of silence to remember the great man. Valcarcel also recalled Steward’s training seminar in last year’s convention in Puerto Rico.

Steward is perhaps best remembered as the legendary founder of the Kronk Gym and the trainer of Hall of Famer Tommy “The Hitman” Hearns and heavyweight champions Lennox Lewis and Wladimir Klitschko, as well as being a frequent commentator on HBO Boxing.

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10/25/12 1:50 PM
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Damn.

Steward was awesome.

10/25/12 4:01 PM
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Joe Ray
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Is Fightnews trolling?

"There are now conflicting reports on the status of legendary trainer Emanuel Steward. The Detroit Free Press had reported on the death of Steward, and Wladimir Klitschko, Johnathon Banks and others had issued statements on Steward’s passing, however the Steward family has issued a statement to XWXYZ-TV in Detroit saying that Steward remains in the care of doctors and is still alive, despite numerous reports of his passing. Stay tuned..."

10/25/12 11:46 PM
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It has been confirmed now unfortunately. Phone Post
10/26/12 1:55 AM
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Sadly confirmed. RIP to a true legend of boxing. Kronk gym was really something.
10/26/12 5:28 AM
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RIP Manny.

He was almost 70 and still performing at a world class level, both as a trainer and as a TV analyst (who is going to counteract Max Kellerman's idiocy now?)

Cancer sucks.
10/26/12 11:20 AM
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RIP
10/27/12 10:19 AM
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10/28/12 11:04 AM
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Rip
10/28/12 11:41 AM
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10/29/12 10:16 AM
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RIP
10/29/12 9:03 PM
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rest in peace. great trainer and dedicated to his craft


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