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  • Yuri Foreman, ex-boxing champ and now ordained rabbi, scores victory in return to ring

    December 7, 2015 | 12:10 pm

    Yuri Foreman, the former junior middleweight boxing champion and a newly ordained Orthodox rabbi, ended his two-year hiatus from the ring with a victory.

    Foreman, 35, won in a unanimous decision over Lenwood Dozier at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday night. All...

  • 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...