Pow Sport Entertainment Inc., on behalf of Fres Oquendo, won the purse bid against Global Sport Management, team that represented Manuel Charr, to carry out the fight for the World Boxing Association (WBA) World Heavyweight Title. The tentative fight dates proposed by the Oquendo team are: May 4th, 2018 in Chicago or May 28th, 2018 in Puerto Rico.
Charr is the current champion of the division, he won his title last November before Alexander Ustinov and his record is 31 wins, 4 losses and 17 knockouts. On the other hand, Oquendo has a record of 37 wins, 8 losses and has knocked out 24 opponents.
The work teams of both boxers have 20 days to submit the fight contract to the WBA Championships Committee, as indicated by the body’s regulations.