Best Jewish Boxer From New York Currently Fighting (2008)


He's got 17 straight wins, 11 by knockout, and is expected to be the welterweight champ before long; and where does DMITRY SALITA spend his Friday nights? At his Shabbat table in Brooklyn, blessing the Sabbath and deep in prayer. His bouts sell out with crowds chanting "Star of David" as if Salita is the reincarnation of Jewish immigrants who used to dominate New York boxing. Plans are already in the works for a biopic, with none other than Eminem training to play Salita.


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