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Manuel Charr vs. Alexander Ustinov on Nov.25

WBA #2 rated heavyweight contender Alexander Ustinov and #4 Manuel Charr met for a press conference in Cologne, Germany, today to announce their fight on November 25th at 10,000 seat Koenig-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.… Read

Team Oquendo Denies that Charr vs. Ustinov is for WBA Heavyweight Title

Bobby Hitz, the President of Hitz Boxing and co-promoter of Fres Oquendo, together with Roy Jones, Jr.’s Square Ring Promotions, came out swinging this morning after reading reports that the Manuel Charr vs. Alexander Ustinov bout that is being announced for November 25, 2017 in Germany will be for the WBA Heavyweight Title. “We have […]

Tyson Fury and Manuel Charr involved in heated discussion

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight world title challenger Manuel Charr and Tyson Fury were involved in a slightly heated discussion on Sunday in Cologne, Germany at the fitness expo FIBO. Charr, 32, challenged the overweight Fury to a fight. The 6’3” Charr got right up to the face of the 6’9” Fury. It looked very […]

Manuel Charr vs. Odlanier Solis not approved for WBA interim heavyweight title

By Jim Dower: The March 11 fight between heavyweights Odlanier Solis and Manuel Charr will not be for the interim World Boxing Association heavyweight title. There was news that the Charr-Solis fight would be for the interim WBA title, but the WBA won’t be sanctioning that fight for the interim title. The WBA already has […]

Manuel Charr new WBA interim heavyweight champion

By Eric Baldwin: Former heavyweight world title challenger Manuel Charr has reportedly been elevated to interim World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, and he’s expected to fight for a world title in 2017. What’s unknown is WHY the WBA made the 32-year-old Charr (30-4, 17 KOs) their interim WBA heavyweight champion, because he’s lost three out […]

Manuel Charr Shooting: SWAT Team Chasing Gunman In Essen

A manhunt is taking place after the shooting of Manuel Charr, who lost his world heavyweight title fight to ex-champion Vitali Klitscho in 2012 in a one-sided bloody bout, in Essen, Germany. Police suspected the shooter in an apartment near the crime scene – almost 300 meters from the kebab shop where Charr was shot. […]

Mairis Briedis stops Manuel Charr in 5th round KO By Jim Dower: Former heavyweight world title challenger Manuel “Diamond Boy” Charr (28-4, 16 KOs) saw his once promising 10 year pro career take a huge hit tonight with him getting knocked clean out in the 5th round by unbeaten Latvian heavyweight Mairis Briedis (17-0, 14 KOs) in a scheduled 8 round bout on […]

Hearn ”Anthony Joshua could face Thompson, Arreola, Solis and Charr this year”

By Demetrius Luke: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn is looking to match heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) in with some top names in the division before the year is out starting with a big fight in September with a boxing domestic name along the line of David Price, Derick Chisora or Dillian Whyte. […]

Hearn: Manuel Charr is a great fight for Anthony Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Like many boxing fans, I was somewhat amused and shocked at hearing British heavyweight contender Anthony Joshua’s fast-talking promoter Eddie Hearn bring up the name of 2nd tier heavyweight Manuel Charr (28-3, 16 KOs) as a possible opponent for Joshua’s next fight on July 18th. The 30-year-old Charr has lost two out […]

Lebedev defeats Kalenga; Chakhkiev, Kudryashov, Troyanovsky Undercard Knockout Festival In Russia!

By Jim Dower: In an exciting fight, WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (26-2, 20 KOs) got up off the deck to go on and defeat WBA interim cruiserweight champ Youri Kalenga (21-1, 14 KOs) by a hard fought 12 round unanimous decision on Friday night at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow, Russia.< The final judges’ […]

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