Yuri Foreman

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Name: Yuri Foreman
Born: 1980-08-05
Birthplace: Gomel, Belarus
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 11″   /   180cm
Reach: 72″   /   183cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Murray Wilson
Trainers: Michael Kozlowski (2002), Tommy Brooks (2003 - ), Joe Grier

Amateur Career

  • Quarter finalist at the 1998 World Junior championships at 147 lbs representing Israel.
  • Won bronze medal at the 2000 National Golden Gloves (NGG) at 147 lbs beating James Parison but losing to Rondale Mason.
  • Competed at the 2000 National Police Athletic League championships at 156 lbs losing on a disqualification.
  • Won a bronze medal at the 2001 NGG at 156 lbs losing to Jimmy Gonzalez.
  • 2001 fighting out of Gleason's Gym he won the New York Daily News Golden Gloves' Open Championship at 156 lbs vs. Leon Hinds of the New Bed Stuy BC.


Preceded by:
Mark Anene
New York Daily News Golden Gloves
Open 156 Pound Champion

2001
Succeeded by:
Julian Townsend


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Preceded by:
Daniel Santos
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
2009 Nov 14 – 2010 Jun 5
Succeeded by:
Miguel Angel Cotto