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Syrian boxer aiming for Klitschko upset
Manuel Charr is trying to become the first Arab heavyweight world champion only Vitali Klitschko stands in his way.
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2012 17:32

 

Vitali Klitschko has never been knocked down in a professional fight, but one man is hoping to rewrite history.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys met Manuel Charr, a Syrian boxer and former kickboxing world champion who will take on Klitschko for the WBC heavyweight championship belt on Saturday night.

Follow Paul on Twitter: @PaulRhys_Sport

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