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Charr: I'm Going To Be Rocky, Vitali Will Be Drago

By Ruslan Chikov

Undefeated contender Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KOs) is looking to replay a famous motion picture battle, straight from the Rocky series. Charr wants to play the role of heavy underdog Rocky Balboa and he says WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs) will play the role of Ivan Drago, the unbeatable Soviet machine.

They will clash on September 8th at the Olympisky Sport Hall in Moscow, Russia. If Klitschko wins the upcoming election to become the mayor of Kiev, the fight with Charr is likely his last ring appearance.

"Rocky was the underdog like me. Ivan Drago was like Klitschko, having the perfect conditions. Still, I'm going to surprise everyone in Moscow. So far very few have believed in me. But look at who I beat - Page, Carrion, Bidenko, Nascimento. I shook [Nikolai] Valuev in sparring [handled] Povetkin in three rounds [of sparring]. I believe in myself and I will use the chance that I've received. Anyone who does not believe in himself has already lost," Charr explained to Figo Sport.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SixFootGiant on 07-04-2012

Im honestly disappointed nobody posted the classic Roger Mayweather "Rocky and Bulls**t" video from 24/7

Comment by Klitschko2017 on 07-04-2012

No manuel. you will be apollo creed

Comment by Alx. on 07-04-2012

lol.....will be funny

Comment by MRBOOMER on 07-04-2012

So your gonna take a mythical asswhipping that would normally kill you and then come back to knock him out? All I wanna know is will the rocky music start playing when it happens

Comment by MalikKnucklez on 07-04-2012

[QUOTE=yoz;12302926]Of course, Manuel. If Vitali doesn't put this BUM away within 6 rounds, he really should hang-up his gloves.[/QUOTE] I don't know about 6, Vitali tends to sleep. But he's definitely putting him away.

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