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Monday, November 5, 2012

History of Jewish Boxing

With Jewish boxing entering a bit of a renaissance, it is always instructive to take a look back at the history of Jews in the sport. Of course, The Jewish Boxing Blog has provided an ongoing series featuring past Jewish boxers.

Trainer Adam "Big" Fish, proprietor of Big Fish Boxing Club has written a wonderfully informative overview on the history of Jews in the sweet science. The article effectively links the present to the past and is a great place to start for anyone interested in the subject.

Holden Kepecs of Pugilist Pictures is coming out with a documentary on Jews in boxing, which focuses on the first portion of the twentieth century. Here is a trailer for the intriguing film.

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