The original Kronk Gym opened under Steward in the early 1970s. It was closed in 2006 after it fell on tough times and vandals stole copper piping and wiring from the building.
The latest incarnation of the former gym of late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward debuts next week.
Kronk Gym Foundation executive director Anita Ruiz said the word “Kronk,” is being dropped from its facility.
The Kronk Gym Foundation has signed a lease for a facility in the Motor City that it hopes will help people of all ages in and out of the ring.
The Kronk Gym Foundation has announced plans to open a recreational facility in Detroit to honor the late Emanuel Steward.
Family of the late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward wants to bring back his former Detroit boxing gym and establish a scholarship fund.
Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward was celebrated by boxing royalty and the Queen of Soul at a star-studded memorial service Tuesday in the Motor City.
A move is underway to revive the famous Kronk Gym in Detroit, headed by well-known boxing trainer Emanuel Steward.