Former IBF heavyweight champion who suffered his first defeat to Anthony Joshua after going 23-0-1 in his previous 24 fights. He won 21 of those fights by knockout.
He was 22 years old when he started boxing and participated in 63 amateur fights. He won the 2012 National PAL Championships. Before getting into boxing, he worked in construction.
His reign as IBF heavyweight champion lasted just 85 days, the second shortest in professional boxing history.
He has four children.
Only Tony Tucker held the IBF heavyweight champion title for a shorter time than Charles.