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Subject:  Orthodox Jewish boxer? Date:  4/8/2008  12:57 PM
Author:  stevenjklein Number:  16851 of 23020

Which is more draining, world-class athletic training or rigorous spiritual and intellectual learning? Ask Yuri Foreman, a fighter who will defend his light middleweight boxing title tonight, and who is studying to become an Orthodox rabbi.

I would have thought there'd be halachic issues with this, but apparently some rabbis disagree. (The article addresses this issue, briefly.)
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