Detroit’s Kronk Gym, the storied and world-renowned boxing powerhouse that produced more than 30 world champions, most notably Tommy Hearns, is being demolished today after it was gutted by two suspicious fires in the past year.
Kronk Gym was a world-renowned boxing powerhouse in Detroit that produced more than 30 world champions, most notably Tommy Hearns.
Hopes of reviving the building vanished with the death of legendary boxing trainer Emanuel Steward.
Say it ain’t so. Kronk Gym, a storied and world-renowned boxing club that churned out three decades of champions in Detroit, is looking for a permanent home in the suburbs, organizers confirmed today. The gym, which primarily nurtured underprivileged Detroiters until about a decade ago, has become more popular among suburban teens, a trend that some in […]