He's a tough guy to anger

Dating professional fighter in street

Spends his seemingly last few minutes fighting Bison, and, according to accompanying comics, mocking Bison's failure every second of them. Each fighter was given a ten-second count if he was knocked down, and wrestling was banned.

Charlie has perfect eyesight. Bison on his own while he's in no condition to fight, then refuses to either pull back and recover or accept Guile's help when the latter catches up to him. This earliest form of modern boxing was very different.

Thus a fighter realizing he was in trouble had an opportunity to recover. Early fighting had no written rules. This marked the end of widespread public bare-knuckle contests in England.

Several win quotes by

If Our Zombies Are Different is any indication, his laser-focus on his murderous hatred for Bison in V makes him a variant of this. After counting the referee will observe the fighter, and decide if he or she is fit to continue. He has a exaggerated forelock.

For most fighters

For most fighters, an amateur career, especially at the Olympics, serves to develop skills and gain experience in preparation for a professional career. Several win quotes by characters in V note that Charlie may be up and walking around, but his body is physically dead. Here with Mary Kom of India.

He's implied to be skilled at analyzing opponents. Outlawed in England and much of the United States, prizefights were often held at gambling venues and broken up by police. This is where the term ring came from.

He may be back in V, but it's clear that the process used to revive him has left him a mismatched horror, complemented with a shift to a far darker personality and by further association, move-set. His V arcade mode ending has him deal the final blow to Bison rather than Ryu, but he still ends up giving his life in the process.

As in, he did actually die but was temporarily revived by the Illuminati since they want Bison dead as much as he does. Charlie's ki and associated attacks are mentioned to be wind based. Notice how his V-Skill is very similar to Bison's. Bison, grand master of the Villain Ball that he is, decided that searching for his body wasn't necessary.

He returns to Street Fighter V with a stitched together body. As a result of their introduction, bouts became longer and more strategic with greater importance attached to defensive maneuvers such as slipping, bobbing, countering and angling. For Halloween, his costume takes it even further, with neck bolts added to make the connection even more obvious. Then it turns out that it wasn't a survival, but rather a death and Revival. One of his winposes has him pull a book out of his vest and start reading.