Points make prizes as Foreman record win 27

By Mike Sinclair, December 18, 2008
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Unbeaten light-middleweight Yuri Foreman took another step towards a world title fight with a convincing points victory over James Moore at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.

New York-based Foreman, ranked eighth by the WBC, cruised to his 27th successive victory over WBC No. 10 Moore by scores of 99-90, 99-91 and 100-90 on the cards of the three
judges.

Putting his North American Boxing Federation belt on the line, Foreman, an aspiring rabbi, consistently beat Moore, who had a big Irish-American following, to the punch for one of the most impressive victories of his career.

The Belarus-born fighter established his dominance in the opening two rounds with his blazing hand-speed bursting his opponent’s eardrum in the third.

Moore had some success in the sixth round but Foreman finished the stronger to hand him his second
defeat in 18 contests.

    Last updated: 5:49pm, December 18 2008