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Orthodox Rabbi fights for title – plus, how a Jewish boxer helped save a Catholic school 50 years ago

yuri-foreman-boxers-photo-1Former World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight champion and ordained Orthodox Rabbi, Yuri Foreman will seek to regain his title by taking on Cuban refugee Erislandy Lara on January 13 at the Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami.

“Yuri Foreman is a former world champion who is dedicated to this sport and will be looking to win another world title,” Lara said in a prepared statement.

“I expect nothing but the best from him. On fight night, I’m making another statement and going for the knockout! After this fight, it’s time to unify the division, then move up to win the middleweight titles. Everyone should tune-in because it’s going to be a great night of boxing” Lara added. Continue reading →

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