Promoter Frank Warren has said new signing Charlie Edwards can become a three-weight world
champion under his guidance.
Croydon-raised Edwards joins brother Sunny in the Queensberry Promotions camp and believes it’s
only a matter of time before ‘The Croydon Klitschkos’ are fighting in world title contests on the same bill.
Edwards, 27, said: “I was with Eddie Hearn for six years and I needed to freshen things up. .
“I have seen what Frank has done for my brother Sunny. He has done very well for him from the start.
“Frank really looks after his fighters. I felt I was taken for granted and I am looking forward to getting started with Frank.
“I have chatted to Frank at Sunny’s fights and the timing was right. My management MTK sorted
the deal, my adviser thought it was best for me and the offer is great.”
Edwards (15-1, 6KOs) will move up from flyweight to either bantamweight or super-flyweight
where he is ranked number two by the WBC.
Charlie vacated his WBC world crown after being weight-drained for his defence against Julio Cesar
Martinez last August that ended in a no-contest.
Edwards said: “I’ve put the past behind me. I’ve already won a world title at one weight, and I’m looking
forward to becoming a two-weight world champion. ”
Edwards’ last bout was in August 2019, after which he relinquished his WBC flyweight world title
because of increasing difficulties in making the weight.
Edwards holds a number two world ranking with the WBC at super-flyweight.
Warren said on the ‘Lockdown Lowdown’ YouTube series: “I’m sure he can become a double weight
world champion, if not a triple weight world champion.
“We fought very hard to get him on board. There’s plenty of fights out there for him. We’ll probably get
him out sometime in late August.
“The name of the game is to keep him busy, let him settle at the weight.”
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