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Foreman's traveled a tough road to ring

The rabbi in training gets a real test against former welterweight champion Miguel Cotto

Updated: June 3, 2010, 7:34 PM ET
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- There is something to be said for the hunger that is manufactured inside a fighter when he grows up in an atmosphere of poverty. It makes sense that Manny Pacquiao is the search-and-destroy sort of boxer that he is once you comprehend that the Filipino's family was so poor that it resorted to eating the family dog after all other options were exhausted.

Yuri Foreman (28-0, just eight KOs), who will step up in class dramatically when he defends his WBA junior middleweight ...

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