Charr vs. Mazikin
In a card filled with mismatches, heavyweight contender #8 WBC, Manuel Charr (24-1, 14 KO’s) stopped his over-matched opponent Oleksiy Mazikin (14-9-2, 4 KO’s) in the 3rd round earlier tonight at the Karl Eckel Halle, Hattersheim am Main, Hessen, Germany.
Charr, 28, knocked out the easy to hit 38-year-old Mazikin in the 3rd round with a series of hard body shots to get the stoppage.
In another mismatch on the card, unbeaten heavyweight contender Denis Boytsov (33-0, 26 KO’s) stayed unbeaten with a 3rd round TKO over Oleksandr Nesterenko (9-2, 4 KO’s). Boytsov was too strong, too skilled and too experienced for the novice.
It’s really time that Charr and Boytsov start thinking about stepping it up a couple levels because it just seems like they’re waiting to get title shots or big money fights to plop into their laps without them facing quality opposition to earn those fights. Continue reading