— Tonight Chris Bury will talk with two boxing legends who made their names outside the ring and for whom boxing is something of a second career.
Trainer/manager Emmanuel Steward began his professional life as an electrician. He converted the basement of Detroit's Kronk Recreation Center into boxing's premier training facility, which is now opening branches overseas. Steward has worked with nearly 30 world champions, including Oscar de la Hoya, "Prince" Naseem Hamed and Lennox Lewis, who is now preparing for a rematch of the World Heavyweight Championship bout he lost in April.
Promoter Bob Arum began his professional life as a government tax attorney but found himself promoting "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, "Sugar" Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and other boxing superstars. Despite his great success in boxing promotion, Arum has been a vocal critic of the industry, reluctant to join its Hall of Fame and regretting its absence from network TV.