By Rob Smith: 41-year-old WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO’s) will be defending his World Boxing Council title on Saturday night against the unbeaten and highly ambitious #7 WBC Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KO’s) at the Olimpiyskiy, in Moscow, Russia. Vitali has picked out an opponent with an unbeaten record but with little real substance to it. Charr is unbeaten but he’s not fought anyone in the top 15, and he struggled badly … Read Article
by BoxingBet.pl – Questions & answers with Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KO), a challenger for the WBC heavyweight title. The Lebanon-born Charr, nicknamed “Diamond Boy” will face Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO) on Saturday in Moscow, Russia.
Q: Hello Manuel, please tell us something about you history, your family and origin. How did you get to Germany?
A: My father was a Syrian citizen but I was born and raised in Lebanon. Sadly my father … Read Article
By Marcus Richardson: The September 8th fight card headlined by WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO’s) vs. Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KO’s) will have a large undercard of notable Eastern European fighters at the Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia. There’s no real stars on the undercard but there are a handful of fighters that could wind up as champions at some point in the future.… Read Article
by James Slater – The two reigning heavyweight kings the Klitschkos, Wladimir and Vitali, are so good and so all-conquering, it’s got to the point where both men are having to search incredibly hard for their next acceptable challenger.
In fact, if you ask some fans, some harsher critics, neither sibling has actually managed to find an acceptable challenger for his next outing. Wladimir, the Ring Magazine, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO ruler will face … Read Article
Photos: KMG / Klitschko Press-Service — WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko prepares for his next title defense in Austria. He will face off with German Manuel Charr at SC Olimpiyski sports arena in Moscow, Russia on September 8.
In the US, Klitschko vs. Charr will be shown live on HBO, RTL broadcasts in Germany.
The fight will be promoted by K2 Promotions. K2 has promoted the most heavyweight championship events in the last decade.
Tickets … Read Article