Emanuel Steward Archives - Undisputed Champion Network

Boxing brand awareness

Today the brands associated with the sport of boxing have become just as important as – if not more than – the sport itself. The President reports.

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The Kronk Khronicles: Trainer, teacher, mentor, psychologist, the ‘Atomic Bull’ and the real-life ‘Rocky’

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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The Kronk Khronicles: Training camp diaries – Jeff Fenech

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

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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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