October 25, 2012
This Sept. 9, 2004 file photo shows former WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko getting his hands taped by famed trainer Emanuel Steward before a workout at the La Brea Boxing Academy in Los Angeles. Steward, the owner of the legendary Kronk Gym and one of boxing's greatest trainers, died Thursday. He was 68. Victoria Kirton, Steward's executive assistant, says Steward died in a Chicago hospital. She did not disclose the cause of death.
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Emanuel Steward, arguably the most famous boxing trainer outside of Angelo Dundee, dies Thursday at age 68, although a cause of his death was not immediately known.