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Charr Wants Mike Tyson as His Trainer For Vitali Klitschko

By Luke Furman

Heavyweight contender Manuel Charr (21-0, 11KOs) would like to secure the training services of former undisputed champion "Iron" Mike Tyson. Charr is trying to get Tyson to train him for a potential fight with WBC champion Vitali Klitschko, which may take place on September 1 or September 8 in either Germany or Ukraine.

"My coach [for the fight] has not been resolved. I am negotiating with Ulli Wegner and Mike Tyson. By the weekend, I will know what Tyson's conditions are....maybe he will do it voluntarily," Charr said.

Charr might be getting a little ahead of himself. According to Vitali's manager, Bernd Boente, the two sides are still far apart from a deal and Charr is still one of four possible candidates.

"We are in contract negotiations, but in some ways we are still a long way apart," Boente said.

Boente expects to finalize Vitali's opponent by next week. Other potential opponents include Canadian Bermane Stiverne (Ranked No. 3) and the Polish giant Mariusz Wach (Ranked No. 4). Charr is ranked at number 7.

If Vitali, a popular political figure in Ukraine, wins the October elections and becomes the mayor of Kiev, he will retire from boxing.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mrjoeblive on 06-17-2012

[QUOTE=ironmike2012;12250349]Would like to see Mike become a trainer. What make this guy think that he would train anyone for free? He has been screwed out of so much money, he needs to be paid, plain and simple. Mike would only…

Comment by Deathrowx02 on 06-16-2012

Ive been saying this for some time; even tweeted to Tyson asking if he would ever train. I think it would be such a great idea for him to train. To pass on Cus's teachings, because not very many people/trainers…

Comment by ironmike2012 on 06-16-2012

Would like to see Mike become a trainer. What make this guy think that he would train anyone for free? He has been screwed out of so much money, he needs to be paid, plain and simple. Mike would only…

Comment by Superflo777 on 06-16-2012

[QUOTE=Thickear;12249811]Popular political figure?? Vitali has already run for Mayor of Kiev on two occasions and both times the voters said a big no thanks. Hard to get more popular than that.[/QUOTE] You think it's just about popularity? The Ukrainian system…

Comment by tripper on 06-16-2012

[QUOTE=PacmanSteroids;12249864]What makes this idiot think Mike Tyson is going to waste his time trainning him? Mike is in no need to train, he is set for life by just doing interviews and appearing in game shows around the world. the…

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