You look at boxing being an international, world-famous sport, right up there next with soccer, and there’s only two fighters the people want to see fight. Two little fellows, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
When I was a little kid I wanted to be an artist or a painter. But once I got into boxing, all I wanted was to box.
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The state of mind of a fighter is so important. I don’t like to see a fighter stay locked up in a room. Sometimes it works against them. They think and they worry. They dwell, sitting in that dark room. You come back and they’re psyched out. I like to see boxers eat and then walk, mingle with people. You have to have a certain amount of movement.
I started boxing when I was eight. I enjoyed when I could hit someone and they couldn’t hit me back. It was like a game for me. The feeling of knocking someone out. My first knockout victory was when I was ten. He went down and his nose started to bleed, so they stopped it.
|Birth:||7th July, 1944|
|Death:||25th October, 2012|
Emanuel Steward was an American boxer, trainer, and commentator for HBO Boxing. Steward trained 41 world champion fighters throughout his career, most notably Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko, Thomas Hearns, and Tony Tucker. He was an inductee of the International Boxing Hall Of Fame, and the World Boxing Hall of Fame. Steward was also known for his charity work in Detroit, Michigan, helping endangered youths to attain an education.
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