When it comes to training champions, Steward's it

As a boxer, Emanuel Steward was a Golden Gloves champ. As a trainer, competitive workouts are key to his success. Just ask Jermain Taylor, MaxBoxing writes.

Originally Published: May 16, 2006
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com


Sixteen years before Jermain Taylor was even born, a bantamweight named Emanuel Steward -- Taylor's current trainer -- was developing the mind-set and techniques, perhaps unknowingly, that he would one day employ to lead the likes of Thomas Hearns, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Oscar De La Hoya and Wladimir Klitschko to some of their biggest victories.


He wasn't thinking of being the man outside the ropes and in the corner, though. Steward, a West Virginia ...

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