Kronk Gym

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

Ex-Boxing Champ Thomas Hearns Marks Opening Of Kronk Gym’s New Incarnation

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2015

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

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

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AP: Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Dies At 68

Emanuel Steward, the owner of the legendary Kronk Gym and one of boxing’s greatest trainers, has died. He was 68.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

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Detroit’s Kronk Boxing Gym Eyes Move To Suburbs

In boxing circles, the legendary Kronk Gym — producer of more than 30 world champions — is synonymous with Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–09/13/2012

Center: Emanuel Steward, Kronk Boxing Gym and Kronk Boxing team creator. To Steward's immediate right: Chris Hazimihalis, Light Welterweight;Anthony Barnes,Super Middleweight;Anthony Gallerani, Bantamweight. To Steward's immediate left: Tony Harrison, Light Middleweight; Wade Tolle Jr., Middleweight; Razvan Cojnu, Heavyweight. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Kronk Boxing Returns This Month To Joe Louis Area

Tickets are now on sale for “Kronk: The New Generation” — a seven bout program featuring Detroit Middleweight Tony Harrison in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

Andy Lee (R), of Limerick, Ireland, punches during his 6th round Middleweight bout against Dennis Sharpe of Bayonne, New Jersey during a 2006 fight in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Brawl Will Feature Irish Fighter

The head of Kronk gym is hosting a Pre- St. Patrick’s day brawl Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2012

Andy Lee (R), of Limerick, Ireland, punches during his 6th round Middleweight bout against Dennis Sharpe of Bayonne, New Jersey during a 2006 fight in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Kronk Gym Boxer Wins World Championship

A fighter who trains at the legendary Kronk Gym in Detroit is now a world champion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

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