Emanuel Steward's career in pictures

Emanuel Steward
Emanuel Steward honed the skills of 43 world champions during his time in boxing - more than any other trainer in the sport. His first was lightweight Hilmer Kenty in March 1980
Tommy Hearns, Emanuel Steward
The most celebrated of his charges may have been fellow American Tommy 'Hitman' Hearns, who Steward mentored from his Kronk Gym in Detriot to six world titles
Emanuel Steward and Evander Holyfield
Steward was in Evander Holyfield's corner when he won a majority decision over Riddick Bowe in November 1993 - a fight that was famously interrupted by a parachutist's unscheduled arrival in the ring
Lennox Lewis and Emanuel Steward
Lennox Lewis hired Steward after losing his world title in a shock defeat by Oliver McCall in 1994
Emanuel Steward
Lewis was controversially denied the undisputed heavyweight world title by a split decision in March 1999 in a fight against Holyfield that many observers felt the Briton had won. Eight months later Lewis unanimously won a rematch
Emanuel Stewad and Lennox Lewis
Lewis was under Steward's guidance until his retirement from the sport in 2004 by which time he had added wins over Vitali Klitschko and Mike Tyson to a record that featured two defeats in 44 professional bouts
Emanuel Steward and Naseem Hamed
Steward struggled to mould the maverick but unorthodox talent of Naseem Hamed after the Briton had parted ways with his boyhood mentor Brendan Ingle
Naseem Hamed and Emanuel Steward
Steward accused Hamed of neglecting his training in the run-up to his loss to Marco Antonio Barrera in April 2001. That defeat, the only one of Hamed's career, marked the end of their professional relationship. Hamed fought just once again
Wladimir Klitschko and Emanuel Steward
After the end of Lewis's career, Steward was enlisted by Wladimir Klitschko, who had lost his WBO heavyweight crown to Corrie Sanders in 2003
Wladimir Klitschko, David Haye and Emanuel Steward
Although Klitschko lost his first fight with Steward in his corner, he has won his 16 fights since, including beating David Haye in July 2011
Emanuel Steward Wladimir Klitschko
Steward oversaw Klitschko's win over Tony Thompson in July, but had grown too unwell to work with his friend in preparation for a bout against Mariusz Wach scheduled for November
Emanuel Steward
Steward had a stellar amateur career, which included 94 wins in 97 fights, but he will be remembered more for his work in the gym and on the apron rather than in the ring itself