Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

Yuri Foreman boxer

Yuri Foreman image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 2002-01-24
Born 1980-08-05
Nationality Israel
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA
bouts
38
won
34
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
38
won
34
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 2002-01-24
Born 1980-08-05
Nationality Israel
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA

Yuri Foreman (born August 5, 1980) is an Israeli professional boxer who held the WBA super welterweight title from 2009 to 2010. He was born in Gomel, Belarus, but currently fights out of Brooklyn, New York. Foreman has also pursued Jewish religious studies during his boxing career, and in 2014 was ordained as a rabbi. He has been referred to as the "Boxing Rabbi."Yuri Foreman was born in Gomel, Belarus, then part of the Soviet Union. He started out as a swimmer, but his mother signed him up for boxing lessons at age seven after he experienced bullying and beatings. At age nine, he immigrated with his family to Israel. Boxing was not popular in Israel and there were few boxing gyms so he trained at an Arab gym. On his early days in boxing, Foreman said:

Yuri Foreman (born August 5, 1980) is an Israeli professional boxer who held the WBA super welterweight title from 2009 to 2010. He was born in Gomel, Belarus, but currently fights out of Brooklyn, New York. Foreman has also pursued Jewish religious studies during his boxing career, and in 2014 was ordained as a rabbi. He has been referred to as the "Boxing Rabbi."Yuri Foreman was born in Gomel, Belarus, then part of the Soviet Union. He started out as a swimmer, but his mother signed him up for boxing lessons at age seven after he experienced bullying and beatings. At age nine, he immigrated with his family to Israel. Boxing was not popular in Israel and there were few boxing gyms so he trained at an Arab gym. On his early days in boxing, Foreman said:

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 13, 2017 Erislandy Lara WLWWWW Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah LOSS
KO
June 3, 2016 Jason Davis LWLDWL Resorts World Casino, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 5, 2015 Lenwood Dozier WWLLLL Barclays Center, Brooklyn WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 2013 Jovany Javier Gomez WLLWLL Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
KO
July 24, 2013 Jamaal Davis LLDWWL Roseland Ballroom, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 4, 2013 Gundrick King WLLWWL Roseland Ballroom, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 23, 2013 Brandon Baue WLLLLL BB King Blues Club & Grill, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 12, 2011 Pawel Wolak WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOSS
Corner retirement
June 5, 2010 Miguel Cotto WWLWWL Yankee Stadium, Bronx LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 14, 2009 Daniel Santos WWLWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
June 27, 2009 Cornelius Bundrage WLWWLW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
ND
Dec. 13, 2008 James Moore WWWWLW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City NABF Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 2008 Vinroy Barrett WWLLLW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 3, 2008 Saul Roman WWWLLW Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn NABF Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 6, 2007 Andrey Tsurkan WWWWWW Paradise Theater, Bronx NABF Super Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
June 9, 2007 Anthony Thompson WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 2, 2006 Donny McCrary WWLWWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
June 3, 2006 Jesus Felipe Valverde LWLLLW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 4, 2006 Jimmy LeBlanc WDLLLW The Castle, Boston WIN
KO
Oct. 21, 2005 Troy Lowry LWWLLW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
Unanimous decision
May 6, 2005 Kevin Cagle WWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 24, 2005 Jesus Soto Karass WDWWLL Hammerstein Ballroom, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 2004 Shakir Ashanti WLWLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 23, 2004 Joshua Onyango LLLLLW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 15, 2004 Calvin Shakir WWLWWW Hammerstein Ballroom, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 16, 2004 Anthony Ivory LDLWLL Convention Center, Minneapolis WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 24, 2003 Israel Garcia WWWLLL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Unanimous decision
June 3, 2003 Sammy Sparkman LWLWLW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 2003 Charles Clark LWLLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
March 29, 2003 James Johnson LWWWWL Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 25, 2003 Will Evans LWWWWL Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula WIN
KO
Jan. 10, 2003 Andrey Trunov WLLLWL Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 30, 2002 Jose Luis Almanzar WDWWW Cipriani's Restaurant, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 20, 2002 Michael Corleone DLLLLW Michael's Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 2002 Michael Doaks DLLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 21, 2002 George Armenta WWWLW Michael's Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie WIN
Majority decision
March 15, 2002 Tommy Attardo LLLLWL Cipriani's Restaurant, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 2002 Israel Felix LW Park Central Hotel, New York WIN
Technical knockout