Manuel Charr

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Name: Mahmoud Charr
Alias: Diamond Boy
Birth Name: Mahmoud Omeirat Charr
Hometown: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Birthplace: Homs, Syria
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 192cm
Promoter: Record
Pro Boxer: Record

Amateur Career

  • 2002 TeutoCup Champion in Germany.
  • 2003 District Champion in Germany.
  • 2004 Westfahlen Champion in Germany.
  • 2004 Western German Champion.

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC International Silver heavyweight title
  • WBC Baltic heavyweight title
  • WBC Mediterranean heavyweight title
  • WBC CISBB heavyweight title
  • WBA International heavyweight title

Major Titles

  • WBA Regular heavyweight title (x 2)
    • 25 Nov 2017 – 29 Jan 2021
    • 31 Aug 2023 – present

Career Factoids

  • Has a record of 0-1-0 (0 KO's) in world title fights.
  • Has a record of 0-2-0 (0 KO's) against former or current world champions.


  • Charr was involved in a knife fight in August 2006 and charged with attempted murder, but the case was dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
  • In 2015, an altercation in Essen, Germany led to a drive-by shooting involving Charr. Charr was shot four times in the abdomen and underwent emergency surgery that night to save his life.
  • On the 20th September 2018, it was reported that Charr tested positive for anabolic steroids. A urine sample in August came back positive for the banned substances epitrenbolone and drostanolone. [1]

Preceded by:
Ruslan Chagaev
Regular Champion
WBA Heavyweight Champion
2017 Nov 25 – 2021 Jan 29
Regular Champion
Declared Champion in Recess
2021 Jan 29 – 2022 Jan 3
Champion in Recess
Succeeded by:
Trevor Bryan
Regular Champion
Preceded by:
Daniel Dubois
Regular Champion
Lost bid for Super Champioship
WBA Heavyweight Champion
Regular Champion

2023 Aug 31 – present
Succeeded by: