WBC #6 heavyweight contender Manual Charr (25-1, 15 KOs) announced today on his Facebook page that he will be fighting ring legend James Toney (76-9-3, 46 KOs). He also added “Ich hoffe der zieht sich nicht zurück!” (I hope he doesn’t pull out!). The fight would headline a December 20 show at the Messehalle Schnelsen in Hamburg, Germany and be televised by Eurosport. The 45-year-old Toney competed in the Prizefighter International Heavyweights tournament last Month in London, losing to Jason Gavern in the semi-final.
The Hamburg card is confirmed to feature cruiserweight Nuri Seferi (33-6, 20 KOs) against former world champion Steve Herelius (21-4-1, 12 KOs) and heavyweight Christian Hammer (14-3, 10 KOs) against Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson (29-3-1, 14 KOs. (Big Thanks to Andrij)