Boxing Tactics, With Yuri Foreman

Orthodox fighter expounds on the counter-punch

By Marc Tracy|March 4, 2010 10:00 AM


Wanna brush up on some basic boxing strategy? Yuri Foreman—the middleweight champion of the world who in his spare time is studying to be an Orthodox rabbi; and who in the meantime is preparing for a June 5 bout [1] against Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto—teaches [2] you that the secret, particularly if you’re fighting a bigger opponent, is the counter-punch. When your opponent’s going for you, that’s when your opponent is most vulnerable.

Oh, you may recognize his sparring partner.

The Jewlicious Main Event: Yuri Foreman vs. Matisyahu [2] [JTA]
Related: In Training [1] [Tablet Magazine]
Barney Ross [4] [Nextbook Press]

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