Yuri Foreman is a Belarusian-born Israeli professional boxer, based in the United States. He is a former World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight champion. Foreman turned professional in January 2002 in the JuniorMiddleweight Division and remained undefeated for 29 fights until June 5, 2010, in which he lost by TKO in the ninth round to Miguel Cotto. His professional boxing record in 2013 was 32 wins, two losses and one no contest, with nine knockouts.
In 2000, Foreman lost the New York Golden Gloves in the final, but came back in 2001 to win the tournament. During his amateur career, Foreman compiled a 75–5 record.
Foreman has appeared numerous times in nationally televised fights on ESPN, Showtime, HBO and Versus, and on talk shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He appeared in the film Fighting, which starred Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard.