http://blog.beliefnet.com/idolchatter/2008/04/the-night-the-rabbi-went-10-ro.htmlExcerpt: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.)
More in-depth story about him in the NY TImes:http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/03/sports/othersports/03boxing.html
Yuri Foreman ... that's a good last name for a boxer ...
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