MTK Global confirmed world champion Charlie Edwards has signed a new management contract.
The reigning WBC world flyweight king has been with MTK Global since 2015 and achieved a life-long dream of winning the famous green belt with a stunning display against Cristofer Rosales back in December. He next faces Angel Moreno in the first defence of his WBC Flyweight World title on a huge night of boxing in the capital at the Copper Box Arena on March 23, live on Sky Sports.
Edwards said: “MTK Global changed my career around and I’ve grown massively since joining them. When I first joined them, they put me up in Marbella and got me sponsorship so I could dedicate myself fully to the sport I love.
“MTK Global has come through with everything promised. I had an IBF title shot in my ninth fight and that gained me valuable experience. Then I got the WBC shot and became a world champion. I’m really grateful to them.
“There’s so much more to come from this partnership. This is only the beginning and now it’s a new chapter. The world is my oyster as world champion and I want to unify the division.
“With MTK Global behind me, I believe I can go on to become a multi-weight world champion. I just have to focus on living the life. I’m blessed to have the best management team out there.”
MTK Global President Bob Yalen said: “This is another great coup for the company, and we’re so proud to be continuing our work with one of the exceptional talents in the world, and an outstanding young man, in Charlie.
“Back in December, the boxing world saw what a great talent this young man is, and as well as proving himself a world-class champion inside the ring, he’s grown into a world-class role model and ambassador for the sport outside of it.
“From our perspective, his decision to extend his deal shows that while we continue to sign up elite talent, we always ensure that fighters with MTK Global are receiving the care and attention they need and deserve. Of that, we are proud.”