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Surprise visitor: Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks through Jerusalem market

The professional boxer stopped in Israel on his way back from a fight in Dubai.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. walks through Jerusalem marketplayer

A new podcast chronicles the little-known stories of boxers from the Holocaust era

“What’s also not stressed enough is that these were amazing boxers. Once the Holocaust comes, it was forgotten.”

New podcast chronicles the stories of Holocast-era boxers

Former champ Yuri Foreman is now the ‘Vegan Boxing Rabbi’

Orthodox former boxer puts rabbinical ordination to use certifying vegan restaurants in New York.

Former champ Yuri Foreman is now the ‘Vegan Boxing Rabbi’

Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans watching title bout

Boxer's Nazi related tattoos leave Italian sports fans wondering how Italian Boxing Federation let super-featherweight fight in title match.

Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans

The story of the young boxer transported to Auschwitz & forced to fight for his survival

The story of Salamo Arouch, a young Jewish boxer from Greece, transported to Auschwitz, where he fought 200 matches to stay alive.

The boxer who fought for his life in Auschwitz player

Middleweight champion who reigned for most of 1980s dies unexpectedly

Legendary middleweight boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler has died unexpectedly at the age of 66.

Boxing Legend Marvelous Marvin Hagler Dead at 66

Mixed Martial Arts champ Bryce Mitchell issues COVID-19 policy statement after win

Mixed Martial Arts champ Bryce Mitchell answers media questions post-fight at UFC on ESPN+ 39 after beating Andre Fili in Las Vegas.

Mixed Martial Arts champ issues COVID-19 statement after winplayer

Omer Landau, Israel's pro-boxing champion

In 2020 , “OL7”,  the king of Israeli boxing, will be heading back to the ring.

Omer Landau, Israel's pro-boxing champion

'Choose between Shabbat and being a boxing champion'

Head of yeshiva high school describes student's difficult dilemma preventing him from winning medal because of Torah observance.

'Choose between Shabbat and being a boxing champion'

PA boxer refuses to compete against Israeli

Palestinian Arab boxer could face penalty for refusing to compete against Israel’s 16-year-old Thai boxing champion.

PA boxer refuses to compete against Israeli

In death, IDF soldier saves five lives

IDF soldier and Israeli youth boxing champ Ofek Klugman dies in car accident. Five patients saved with donated organs from his remains.

In death, IDF soldier saves five lives

Boxing rabbi Yuri Foreman loses title bout - on Shabbat

Ordained Orthodox rabbi and boxer has first fight on Shabbat, losing bid for title.

Boxing rabbi Yuri Foreman loses title bout - on Shabbat

Argentine boxer wins world title on return to ring

Argentine Jewish boxer Carolina Raquel Duer wins the interim International Boxing Federation’s world bantamweight title.

Argentine boxer wins world bantamweight title on return to ring

Klitschko: Tyson Fury "sounded like Hitler"

Tyson Fury criticized by boxing rival Wladimir Klitschko for hateful remarks ahead of next month's fight

Klitschko: Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury 'sounded like Hitler'

Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Syrian boxer bows out of a qualifying round for the Olympics because he would have had to face off against Israeli.

Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passes away at 74

Three-time world champion, man of principle Muhammad Ali died in hospital, while surrounded by his family.

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passes away at 74

Boxing world champ: Jerusalem is my favorite city

In visit to Israel, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao reveals he is learning Hebrew, and recites Priestly Blessing.

Boxing world champ: Jerusalem is my favorite city

Jewish Boxer's Dilemma: Weigh In on Sabbath?

As tens of thousands waited, Akiva Finkelstein of Bet El, Israel’s light welterweight champion, had only to step on the scale.

Jewish Boxer's Dilemma: Weigh In on Sabbath or be Disqualifiedplayer