He is the nephew of prolific boxing trainer Emanuel Steward. “It wasn’t just physical where he was great,” Fury told talkSport of the late trainer. Defending the decision, he explained, “I’m coming here for a knockout, I’ve had 21 of them and from the heart that’s what I’m looking to do. Where I'm from, what I was taught? Now, it's the same. But he called me to break him down and build him back up again. Steward makes no secret he is in awe of Fury's mindset since their link-up less than a year ago. In 2010, Fury travelled to America to spend three weeks training with Emanuel Steward at the Kronk Gym. "That's still official, what I said. While in Detroit he also met and trained with Emanuel’s nephew, and apprentice, SugarHill Steward. The remarkable KO streak of super middleweight Edgar Berlanga, Growing pains: Teofimo Lopez's search for legacy and peace with his family. The rematch with Wilder concluded after two knock-downs when the towel was thrown in to rescue the defending champion. I was very disappointed that they split, but Tyson and Ben parted on good terms and that is all that matters. ", In September 2020, Steward arrived in the U.K. to prepare Fury for a planned trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder, despite hinting he would retire as a professional trainer after the second Wilder fight. Having worked at Emanuel Steward’s famed Kronk gym previously, SugarHill was someone the bombastic heavyweight was already familiar with. Emanuel Steward trained more than 40 world champions, primarily working out of his Kronk gym in a Detroit basement. ET; undercard 7:30 p.m ET / 4:30 p.m. PT, At stake: Lomachenko’s WBA, WBC and WBO, and Lopez’s IBF titles, Current titles: WBA, WBC and WBO lightweight, Overall titles: WBO featherweight (2014-16); WBO junior lightweight (2016-18); WBA and WBO lightweight (2018-present); WBC lightweight (2019-present), Home country: Ukraine (Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi). Will fighting without spectators inside the MGM Grand “bubble” impact the fight? How does new featherweight titlist Emanuel Navarrete stack up against the best in the division? “I needed an aggressive trainer.”. While the original Kronk facility is now gone, with Emanuel Steward having also passed, SugarHill intends to continue the legacy. After Emanuel Steward died in 2012, SugarHill worked with some of his uncle's former fighters, including Adonis Stevenson, Anthony Dirrell and Charles Martin. "Don't do a lot of talking, be quiet. ET / 7 p.m. He said, 'There's this heavyweight coming to the gym, it's Andy Lee's cousin.'". Good day with the boys, @tommytntfury @kronksugarhill @romanfuryy @gypsyjohnfury @gypsykingofficialmerchandise @a.diprose, A post shared by Tyson Fury (@gypsyking101) on Sep 14, 2020 at 1:16pm PDT, Steward, nearly 4,000 miles from his home in Detroit, replies: "I do and Morecambe Bay likes me too.". It was during this time that Fury first met SugarHill and prompted Manny to correctly prophesise that he would go on to become a heavyweight champion after Wladimir Klitschko. We will bring you nine hours of uninterrupted coverage from 10pm through to 7am GMT Sunday morning, including all the build up, action and post-fight analysis. Luis Nery wins title, John Riel Casimero shines in TKO victory, Josh Taylor's incredible path to the top includes a near-death experience and a few motorcycle crashes. "Everybody does things differently and I have to respect that. He didn't want to be broken down and built back again. ', Regaining heavyweight title not an easy task for Anthony Joshua, in the corner of Adonis Stevenson that night, the most powerful punchers in all of boxing. As talkSport points out, the latest Steward of note was named Javan “Sugar” Hill until quite recently. "I've never heard of, in any sport, an elite athlete saying: 'I want to be better than what I already am'.". "He did exactly [to his opponent] what he was doing on the bag, the pads, he did all that during sparring," says Hill. "I did the same thing when I threw in the towel for Anthony Dirrell against David Benavidez to allow that man to fight another day," Steward says. When: Saturday, Oct. 17, Start time: Featured fights 10 p.m. "That was my responsibility as his coach, his friend, and somebody who cares. “He was great at communicating with a fighter and talking over fights.”SugarHill certainly has big shoes to fill – not that he isn’t rising to the occasion. A week living with the American trainer who masterminded Fury's destruction of Deontay Wilder will conclude with a family wedding then a barbeque this weekend, the end to seven days of bonding where the WBC heavyweight title trilogy fight is strictly not to be mentioned. The obvious example to throw back is Wladimir Klitschko, who was reborn under the tutelage of Emanuel Steward and turned into the heavyweight division's dominant force until his reign was ended in 2015 by Fury. “What I care about now is this fight – and Tyson felt he needed to add something extra to his armoury. He is the nephew of prolific boxing trainer Emanuel Steward. During a recent conference call to promote Saturday’s match, I asked Fury about teaming up with the younger Steward . As he saw Fury gracefully float around the ring, Hill was immediately taken by the athleticism that belied his stature.