Joseph Charlton started his boxing career as a young boy when his father enrolled him so he could learn how to defend himself. He went from a young boy throwing some punches to becoming one of the few who can tell you the history of boxing in Portland. A father of five, he trains boxers of all ages including his three children. Matthew, a 14-year-old with 90 fights under his belt and Linnea, a young sweet girl who, like Joseph, is one of toughest boxers you’ll ever in the ring. Here is the story of the boxer, the coach and the father that continues to build his legacy in boxing one fight at a time.
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