Belarus born boxer Yuri Foreman becomes world champion


A 28-year-old boxer Yuri Foreman has won the world champion’s title in the WBA middleweight category (under 70 kilos). Foreman defeated a Puerto-Rican Daniel Santos in the final fight in Las Vegas.
Let us note that Foreman has celebrated 28 victories and has not been defeated a single time in official matches.

According to, Yuri Foreman repatriated from Belarus to Israel when he was 9 (he was born in Homel). He has been living and training in the USA lately.  At eth same time, Foreman is a student of the Jewish Educational center in New York and is going to become a rabbi next year.

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