Salita beats Hoskins

By Mike Sinclair, October 22, 2012

Dmitriy Salita overcame third-choice opponent Brandon Hoskins at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn on Saturday to take another step towards a second world-title challenge.

Hoskins, from Missouri, gave Salita a useful test over six rounds before the Jewish welterweight prevailed by scores of 60-54 and 59-55 twice.


Danny proves he’s ready to shine

By James Masters, October 15, 2012

Daniel Aharanov made an explosive start to his professional boxing career after claiming an impressive debut victory against light-middleweight opponent Kevin McCauley.

The 19-year-old from Bat Yam recorded a 40-37 points victory at Camden Town Hall as he underlined his credentials with an action-packed showing.


Salita ready to impress

By Mike Sinclair, October 4, 2012

Dmitriy Salita says he will show his world title credentials when he takes on Vivian Harris as he attempts to close in on a second world title shot.


How to Eat Well: Intolerances put to the test

By Ian Marber, August 30, 2012

Few things divide the nutrition professionals as much as the subject of food intolerances. Over the last decade I have heard of innumerable therapists all too glad to “diagnose” their clients with some food intolerance that is causing any number of symptoms.


‘I want to show Jewish boys can fight,’ says Aharonov

By Barry Toberman, July 19, 2012

Dan Aharonov’s mother is not the most enthusiastic advocate of his boxing career ‑— and understandably so given that she works as a nurse. But it’s Aharonov’s opponents who have been in greater need of medical attention as he compiled an amateur record of 175 wins in 200 fights, 100 by stoppages.


Chisora should be suspended, says Waterman

By Danny Caro, February 23, 2012

Robert Waterman believes that Dereck Chisora should be banned following his brawl with David Haye in Munich.

Waterman, the UK's leading Jewish boxing promoter, pointed the finger of blame at Haye, whom he once promoted, following the altercation that followed Chisora's defeat in the world title bout against Vitali Klitschko.


When a Cohen was the world champion boxer

By Marcus Dysch, February 16, 2012

Growing up in Algeria in the 1930s, Robert Cohen was teased for his diminutive stature and labelled "Gambuch" – short legs.

Little could he, or the playground bullies, have known that those jibes would inspire him to take the first steps in a boxing career that would lead the 5ft 2in tall, religious Jewish boy to become a champion.

At the age of 23, in front of a crowd of 70,000 which incl


Salita does the business

April 28, 2011

Dmitriy Salita recorded his third victory in eight months after outpointing Ronnie Warrior Jr at New York's Oceana Ballroom.

The Brooklyn-based welterweight impressed the judges in the eight-round contest in front of a packed house on his self-promoted show.

Salita suffered a cut eye, the result of a clash of heads, but he worked behind an excellent jab to earn his 33rd victory.


Out to punch for northern youth

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 25, 2011

A white collar boxing night in Leeds packed a financial punch with £42,000 raised for youth facilities at the Zone centre and Manchester Maccabi. The Leeds v Manchester showdown at Leeds United's Elland Road ground ended in a 4-1 victory for the hosts' Jewish boxers. However, the visiting fighters did not lack backing, with 150 people among the 500 crowd having travelled across the Pennines.


Finer wins

January 27, 2011

Israel's Hagar Shmoulefeld Finer successfully defended her Women's International Boxing Federation bantamweight title in France.

Shmoulefeld Finer, 26, from Tel Aviv took a split decision over Nadege Szikora at the Palais des sports Marcel Cerdan in Hauts-de-Seine.

After 10 closely contested rounds, two of the judges scored the fight 96-94 to Finer with the third favouring her opponent 96-95.

Finer's victory stretched her record to 22 wins, seven defeats and three draws from 32 fights since turning professional in 2002 at the age of 17.