Legendary Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Reportedly Dead at 68

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

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Source: USA Today

From Detroit Free Press

The boxing world may have been hit hard today.

Legendary boxing trainer Emanuel Steward has reportedly passed away at the age of 68.

Steward, who was battling health issues, recently had surgery in September for diverticulitis, a rare stomach disorder.

Heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, whom Steward trained, released a statement today saying: “Boxing has suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Emanuel Steward.”

The family of Steward has yet to confirm his death.

Read more at the Detroit Free Press