The 24-year-old former Olympian is one of the fastest
rising stars in the 154lbs division and aims to be in position to secure a
world title shot by the end of the year.
Conwell (16-0, 12KO) will be promoted by Probellum and
DiBella Entertainment who earlier this month signed a co-promotional deal and
Conwell is the partnership’s first major signing.
With their backing and expertise, the Detroit-born
stylist is looking to build on his lofty rankings with many of the world
Fellow American Jermell Charlo holds three of the
recognised world titles and Conwell has the WBC, WBA and IBF champion in his
“With Probellum in my corner, I know that I’ll be
breathing down the neck of Jermell Charlo by the end of the year. I’m confident
I’ll be in a mandatory challenger position where he has no choice but to fight
me,” said Conwell.
“And as my nickname suggests, I am Bad News for the
154lbs division because I’m coming for those titles and I will get them – mark
“I’m 16-0 already and ready to step up and become
world champion, which is something I am destined to do.”
Conwell is being pencilled in for a summer return to
the ring and the former USBA champion is primed to become the next big star of
“Charles is one of the finest talents in American
boxing and we are thrilled to have signed a co-promotional agreement with him,”
said Richard Schaefer, President of Probellum.
“Together with DiBella Entertianment, we are going to
give Charles the platform and opportunities to become world champion at 154lbs.
“He is a hugely exciting addition to the Probellum
ranks and we can’t wait to start working with him.”
“Charles Conwell is one of the best young fighters in
the world,” said Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment.
“He has the ability to beat anyone at 154lbs. With
Probellum’s help, I’m confident he can get the huge opportunity that he
deserves in short order. Charles Conwell will be a world champion. Bet on it.”
“Charles is a special fighter and I could not be
happier to have Probellum on board to help guide his career,” said Conwell’s
manager David McWater.
“We’re all united in our belief that Charles is
destined to become world champion and we will work tirelessly to ensure that
happens. This is an important, and
exciting, step in Charles’ career.”
For all of the latest news on Conwell’s fights, live
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Launched in September 2021, Probellum is a global
boxing promotion and media company, and the fastest-growing brand in the
Following the success of the opening two shows in
December 2021, Probellum have already announced big fight nights for Dubai,
Newcastle and Liverpool with more events to be confirmed in due course.
Conwell joins Probellum’s elite stable of fighters
which includes Nonito Donaire, Regis Prograis, Estelle Mossely, Lee McGregor,
Donnie Nietes, Dina Thorslund and Muhammad Waseem.
But the company has also recruited the next generation
of stars with Peter McGrail, Mark Dickinson and Pat and Luke McCormack and Shabaz
Masoud among the young talents under the Probellum umbrella.
Since launching, Probellum has signed co-promotional
partnerships with some of the biggest promoters globally, including DiBella
Entertainment (US), Wasserman (Germany), Universum (Germany), GYM (Canada),
Maravilla Box (Spain), Team Ellis (Australia), Titov Boxing Promotions
(Russia), Volcano Boxing (El Salvador), BXSTRS Promotions (Mexico), PR Best
(Puerto Rico) Glozier Boxing (New Zealand), Box Office Sports (Ghana) and LNK
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