(JEWISHPRESS) — How many people know that Israel is being represented at world muaythai boxing competitions by an observant Jewish young woman who gets into the ring as a professional fighter on a regular basis?
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Well, meet Nili Bock, who competed this weekend against Russia at the 17th IFMA World Championship in Sweden.
Block competed in the 60 kg division, coached by Benny Cogan. Perhaps one could say that like the former Muhammad Ali, she “floats like a butterfly, but stings like a bee.” At least, when she’s in the ring.