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  • Devoutly Jewish fighters hoping titles will silence critics

    September 10, 2009 | 3:39 pm

    Harking back to an era when Jews ruled the ring, two devoutly observant boxers are fighting to make this the best year for Jewish boxing in seven decades.

    Middleweight Yuri Foreman, 29, and welterweight Dmitriy Salita, 27—both undefeated—are poised to battle for world titles this...