Newly ordained Orthodox Rabbi Yuri Foreman celebrated a victorious boxing comeback at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Saturday night — and actor Liev Schreiber was there to cheer him on.
Former junior middleweight boxing champion and newly ordained Orthodox rabbi Yuri Foreman is ending his two-year hiatus from the ring.
Yuri Foreman (29-2), the heralded rabbi-in-training continues his comeback trail in New York City tonight at the Roseland Ballroom.
Yuri Foreman, the Orthodox rabbi-in-training and former boxing champ, is on the comeback trail — and he thanks his fellow Jews for inspiring him.
When Yuri Foreman meets Miguel Cotto in a boxing ring in right field at Yankee Stadium this June, two of New York’s largest ethnic minorities will be represented in what could be the fight of the summer.
It’s not quite 40 years in the desert, but after a three decade hiatus boxing will return to Yankee Stadium this June. Brooklyn-based Israeli boxer Yuri Foreman, the reigning super welterweight champion, will take on three-time champion Miguel Cotto in what’s being billed as “Stadium Slugfest.” The fighters will weigh in tomorrow morning at Yankee Stadium.