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Emanuel Steward

Legendary Boxing Trainer

Dead at 68

10/25/2012 2:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Emanuel Steward -- one of the most famous trainers in the history of boxing -- has died.

Steward was a god in the boxing world -- training superstars like Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns and Wladimir Klitschko. He was also a popular ringside commentator.

According to reports, Steward had recently been hospitalized for a stomach disorder.

Klitschko has released a statement saying, “Boxing has suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Emanuel Steward.”

Emanual's sister tells TMZ ...Steward passed away at 2:46pm with his family and chief doctor surrounding him ... noting, "He was at peace and in no pain."

She adds, "I deeply miss my brother but am overjoyed that he willingly went with God this afternoon.  Thank you for your prayers and concern."

Steward was 68.

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28 COMMENTS

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Celeb Gossip Addict    

Far too young for my liking. I'm gonna miss him. R.I.P. Emanuel.

671 days ago
17.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

And is that Prince Naseem Hamed in that pic? I miss his flashy butt too.

671 days ago
18.

stlrockn    

First Angelo Dundee and now Manny Steward. Boxing loses two of the greatest trainers back to back. He turned Tommy Hearns into one of the most feared fighters ever. RiP Manny.

671 days ago
19.

lmfao    

R.I.P.

671 days ago
20.

MAURICE SCHIMETSCHEK    

YOU WILL BE MISSED

671 days ago
21.

Spencer B in MD    

Who cares - NEXT

671 days ago
22.

JB    

He is not dead TMZ

671 days ago
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