Emanuel Steward, the iconic trainer and television analyst, has died, according to The Detroit Free Press. He was 68.
Free Press boxing writer Mike Brudenell reported that Steward died at 2:46 p.m. EST Thursday.
“(Steward’s) sister, Diane Steward-Jones, has confirmed it to the media in Detroit. He has passed,” Brudenell said. “He passed away, she said, with no pain. It’s a sad day for the city of Detroit, the state of Michigan, and, obviously, for boxing around the country and the world.”
A full report will follow shortly.