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Tulsa's Guts Church settles lawsuit with family of boxer who died after bout

By JARREL WADE - Tulsa World Modified: April 16, 2014 at 6:26 am •  Published: April 16, 2014

A Tulsa church's owners have settled a civil lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in the wake of a boxing event at the church, a lawyer confirmed Tuesday.

The family of George Clinkscale III, a former TU linebacker, alleged negligence in a lawsuit against the church following the boxing event that featured untrained and unlicensed fighters.

Clinkscale's family alleged negligence by Guts Church and pastors Bill Scheer and Sandy Scheer, requesting an unspecified amount of actual damages in excess of $75,000 plus punitive damages.

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