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.
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.
Emanuel Steward, the owner of the legendary Kronk Gym and one of boxing’s greatest trainers, has died. He was 68.
In boxing circles, the legendary Kronk Gym — producer of more than 30 world champions — is synonymous with Detroit.
Tickets are now on sale for “Kronk: The New Generation” — a seven bout program featuring Detroit Middleweight Tony Harrison in downtown Detroit.
The head of Kronk gym is hosting a Pre- St. Patrick’s day brawl Saturday night.
A fighter who trains at the legendary Kronk Gym in Detroit is now a world champion.