Axel Hawk is one of the heroes from Fatal Fury series.
Axel is a former heavyweight boxing champion, but he was retired from the ring to stay healthy, but was discovered by Wolfgang Krauser.
Axel is convinced of Krauser's skills and agrees to be one of his three defenders. However, after the failure of Krauser, Axel was worried about the health of his mother while working for crimelord and quiting the crime. Soon after, he became the mentor of Michael Max.
Axel is a proud fighter who also thinks highly of himself. He won't pull any punches for anyone but his mother.
Fatal Fury/Garou Densetsu
Art of Fighting