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Fres Oquendo turns 45 today

A day after a lackluster fight of 20 somethings, another top heavyweight and 3 time title challenger, “Fast” Fres Oquendo turns 45 years old today. Oquendo has been dormant nearly four years since losing a controversial decision to Ruslan Chagaev back in July of 2014. Subsequently more malaise followed forcing him by no choice of […]

Manuel Charr vs. Fres Oquendo targeted for May 4th in Chicago

By Jim Dower: Fres Oquendo’s management surprisingly won the purse bid on Friday with a winning bid of $600,000 for his mandatory title shot against WBA World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr. The fight is expected to take place on May 4th in the 45-year-old Oquendo’s hometown of Chicago, but there’s also a chance that the […]

Manuel Charr to defend against Fres Oquendo in U.S

On November 25, 2017 Manuel Charr beat Russia’s Alexander Ustinov in Oberhausen, Germany, to claim the vacant WBA World Heavyweight Championship. For his first title defense, “Diamond Boy” Charr will most probably come to the United States to face mandatory challenger Fres Oquendo. With 600,000 US-Dollars, Oquendo’s team won the purse bid held in Toronto, […]

Manuel Charr vs. Fres Oquendo purse bid on Feb. 9th

By Allan Fox: WBA has a purse bid scheduled for the title fight between WBA World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) and #2 WBA Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24 KOs) for February 9th. Oquendo, 44, hasn’t fought since losing to Ruslan Chagaev by a 12 round majority decision on July 6, 2014. … Read

Profile: Manuel Charr

MANUEL CHARR – FROM THE ROAD TO THE STARS: On Saturday the 25th of November 2017 MANUEL CHARR wrote history! He fought for the WBA heavyweight world championship against Russian giant Alexander Ustinov in the König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen. Manuel Charr is the only competitive athlete in the world who actively works as an […]

Kubrat Pulev still wants Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight title challenger Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) recently missed out on a huge payday after suffering a shoulder injury, causing him to pull out of his October 28th title shot against IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. … Read

David Price targeting Charr, Fury & Allen

By Scott Gilfoid: David Price (21-4, 18 KOs) believes he’s only 3 wins away from the big fights against top guys like WBA heavyweight champion Manuel Charr or Tyson Fury. In the meantime, Price will be fighting this Saturday night against journeyman Kamil Sokolowski (4-11-2, 1 KOs) in a 6 round fight at the Brentwood […]

WBA orders Manuel Charr and Fres Oquendo to start negotiations

By Tim Royner: Manuel Charr won’t have a lot of time to savor his win over Alexander Ustinov from last Saturday night, because the World Boxing Association has ordered Charr and 44-year-old Fres Oquendo to begin negotiations for a fight, according to Fight News. … Read

Tyson Fury interested in Manuel Charr fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) is kicking around the idea of fighting for a world title in his comeback fight by challenging newly crowned WBA World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) for his title. Charr, 33, captured the vacant WBA title last Saturday night in beating 40-year-old Alexander Ustinov by […]

Manuel Charr defeats Alexander Ustinov – Results

By Tim Royner: After years of toiling away as a contender, Manuel ‘Diamond Boy’ Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) finally captured a world title in defeating 40-year-old Alexander Ustinov (34-2 25 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA World heavyweight title on Saturday night the König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. … Read


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