Emanuel Steward

Thomas Hearns hits the punching bag during a workout at Kronk Gym in Detroit 06 April 2000.  (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Opening Event Monday For New Version Of Detroit’s Kronk Gym

The latest incarnation of the former gym of late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward debuts next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2015

Thomas Hearns hits the punching bag during a workout at Kronk Gym in Detroit 06 April 2000.  (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kronk Gym Foundation Dropping Kronk Name On Gym

Kronk Gym Foundation executive director Anita Ruiz said the word “Kronk,” is being dropped from its facility.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2014

Thomas Hearns hits the punching bag during a workout at Kronk Gym in Detroit 06 April 2000.  (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kronk Gym Foundation Signs Lease For 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.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2014

Thomas Hearns hits the punching bag during a workout at Kronk Gym in Detroit 06 April 2000.  (JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kronk Gym Foundation Plans To Open Rec Center

The Kronk Gym Foundation has announced plans to open a recreational facility in Detroit to honor the late Emanuel Steward.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Prince Naseem Hamed trains with Emanuel Stewart at the Kronk Gym before his WBC and WBO Featherweight bout against Cesar Soto in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: John Gichigi /Allsport)

Emanuel Steward’s Family Wants To Revive Kronk Gym

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

(FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages)

Steward Hailed By Queen Of Soul And Boxing Royalty

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.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2012

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Effort To Revive Kronk Gym In Detroit

A move is underway to revive the famous Kronk Gym in Detroit, headed by well-known boxing trainer Emanuel Steward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2011