Israel’s First World Boxing Champ Announces Retirement

Yuri Foreman cited 'very harmful contract’ in a Facebook post as the reason behind his surprise retirement.

Yuri Foreman, Israel’s most successful boxing champ, announced his retirement from the ring on Monday after over a decade as a pro. Foreman, who was tentatively scheduled to fight on June 7, cited contractual inequities as the reason for his decision to call it a career.