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Steward in Lee's corner in every way

Middleweight contender says he holds famed trainer 'in reverence'

Updated: June 15, 2012, 12:49 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Trainer and manager Emanuel Steward has worked with numerous elite fighters, leading several to world championships. The most famous are fellow Hall of Famers Thomas Hearns (who was inducted last week) and Lennox Lewis as well as reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.

So it should tell you something about the depth of the bond that Steward has with middleweight contender Andy Lee when he says that if Lee can win a world title, it would mean more to him than any of the big championship ...

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