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Oak Cliff Boxer Was a Knock-Out at Golden Gloves Title Fight

Charles Hatley, world champ

Oak Cliff’s Charlie Hatley may not be headed to the Olympics, but he now has another title to add to his resume: world champion.

Over the weekend, Hatley won the Golden Gloves World Championship, and he couldn’t have done it in more impressive fashion. He knocked out his semi-finals opponent in the first round, and his championship opponent, Mark Clauzel of Great Britain, refused to answer the opening bell. A pro career for Hatley now looms. Don’t think this will be the last we hear from the Bodysnatcher or the Oak Cliff Boxing Club. --Jesse Hyde

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