Emanuel Steward Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

Quotes, notes and tales of the Wild World of Boxing

John Lepak is a boxing cat who’s been around the block. And when it comes to taking trips down Memory Lane, we’re happy to tag along.

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R.I.P. John Kronk Community Center: From the heat, greatness was formed

Few people in Our Sport truly know what the heartbeat of Detroit’s Kronk Gym system really sounded like. Our own John Lepak is one of them.

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Chatting with the champ: Tim VanNewhouse

When one door closes, sometimes a better door opens. Sounds a lot like the tale of boxing manager Tim VanNewhouse, the subject of Bill Tibbs’ latest Q&A.

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Oba Carr: Made in the Motor City

Our own John Lepak takes a look back at the career highlights of an uncrowned welterweight king – and steel-tough Detroit native – Oba Carr.

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The Kronk Khronicles: The forgotten warriors of Kronk

Few people in Our Sport truly know what the heartbeat of Detroit’s Kronk Gym system really sounded like. Our own “Lightning” John Lepak is one of them.

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What if? Mark Breland vs. Sugar Ray Leonard: An amateur showdown

It’s fun to make mythical matches between two of your favorite boxers whom never met…but it’s hardcore to create amateur scenarios. Enter John Lepak.

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The Kronk Khronicles: The men, the myths, the legends – Looking back at 1984

Few people in Our Sport truly know what the heartbeat of Detroit’s Kronk Gym system really sounded like. Our own John Lepak is one of them.

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Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson memoirs: Part two

Boxing insider/Kronk aficionado John Lepak returns with a unique, two-part fight week journal: Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson in June 2002.

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Ready for some NFL in your boxing?

Former Minnesota Viking Ray Edwards looks to break the mold of previous NFL players turned boxers. He faces Daniel Pasciolla tonight on CBS Sports Network.

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Emanuel Steward: The true definition of a boxing trainer

On July 7, Emanuel Steward would have celebrated his 72nd birthday. Unfortunately the King of Kronk is no longer with us but his legacy will never die.

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