Heavyweight contender Manuel Charr has big goals for 2013. “I hope to get another chance to fight Vitali Klitschko for the WBC world championship,” states Charr. “I will do whatever it takes to make this fight happen. I can only hope that Vitali doesn’t retire. I heard that David Haye wants to fight him, too. Well, David, we both have the same goal – so let us find out in the ring who should have … Read Article
By Michael Collins: In a battle of recent former heavyweight title challengers, Dereck Chisora (15-4, 9 KO’s) might be facing #8 WBC Manuel Charr (22-1, 12 KO’s) in a still to be determined venue in Germany in March. The Charr-Chisora fight should be an interesting fight if it happens because both fighters can pack a punch but are unfortunately too deeply flawed to capture a world title at this time. Both fighters are crude brawlers … Read Article
By Rob Smith: Former heavyweight title challenger Manuel Charr (22-1, 12 KO’s) got back to his winning ways with a 1st round blowout victory over Russian Konstantin Airich (24-9-2, 18 KO’s) on Friday night in winning the vacant WBC Baltic and WBC Mediterranean heavyweight titles at the Maritim Hotel, in Cologne Germany.
Charr, 28, never gave Airich a chance, as he opened up with everything in his arsenal, hitting him at will with shots until … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: #8 WBC heavyweight contender Manuel Charr (21-1, 11 KO’s) returns to the ring tonight to face Russian Konstantin Airich (24-8-2, 18 KO’s) in a battle for the vacant WBC Baltic and WBC Mediterranean heavyweight titles at the Maritim Hotel, in Cologne, Germany. … Read Article
WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS
September 11, 2012 – Mexico City. From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: The following is one of the weekly “Hook to the Liver” columns by WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán that are published in El Universal every Sunday. From September 9, translated from Spanish:
HOOK TO THE LIVER
By José Sulaimán
I took the plane trip to Russia to be present for the defense of our great world … Read Article
by Paul Strauss: (Vitali stops Charr in 4th on bad cut), DeMarco vs Molina – Junior sits it out, Ward vs Dawson – Andre makes another one look easy
To start off the night’s festivities, HBO showed a replay of forty-one year old Vitali Klitschko’s 4th round TKO destruction of Manuel Charr at the Olimpiyskia in Moscow, Russia. After the fight, announcer Jim Lampley asked Larry about the possibility of David Haye remaining a … Read Article
By Rob Smith: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KO’s) added his 41st knockout of his career on Saturday night in stopping a game but badly overmatched Manuel Charr (21-1, 11 KO’s) in a 4th round stoppage at the at the Olimpiyskiy, in Moscow, Russia. The fight was halted after Vitali opened up a bad cut over the 27-year-old Charr’s right eyebrow in the 4th round after connecting with a left hook to the … Read Article
By Michael Collins: If you’re interested in seeing a sick mismatch then in tune in to watch WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO’s) deconstruct a badly over-matched opponent with a pumped up resume in 27-year-old Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KO’s) in their fight in Moscow, Russia. The fight will be televised on HBO tonight as part of a split site telecast with WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward facing Chad Dawson.
Vitali must … Read Article
By Glynn Evans: Weights: VITALI 112,5 kg / Manuel Charr 109,5 kg – One of the most dominant reigns in the rich history of the world heavyweight championship might be entering its final scene at the Olimpiyskiy, Moscow on Saturday evening when future Hall of Famer Vitali Klitschko defends his World Boxing Council (WBC) crown against Lebanon’s Manuel Charr. (And BoxNation subscribers can catch the action live and exclusive on Sky Ch.437/Virgin Ch. 546)… Read Article
By BoxingBet.pl – Reputable Russian trainer Valery Bielov, who was hired by Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KO) before the upcoming with Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO) believes that the Lebanon-born fighter is mentally strong and has a real chance to beat the 41-years old Ukrainian. The Russian specialist, who worked with Alexander Povetkin in the past, expects that the fight between Charr and the Ukrainian champion will go to the distance.
– The most important … Read Article