Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gets 90 Days In Jail For Domestic Violence

21
Dec

Sorry boxing fans, the Pacquiao/Mayweather fight is going to be delayed. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be getting in all of his practice from behind bars. The boxer pleaded to reduced domestic violence battery and harassment charges in Las Vegas, and was slapped with 90-days in jail. In addition to the time served he must complete 100 hours of community service and pay a small fine.

 

By taking the plea deal, Floyd will escape a felony trial stemming from an altercation he had in 2010 with his ex-girlfriend where he is believed to have threatened his children too.

 

Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, told The Times’ Lance Pugmire¬†on Tuesday that Mayweather’s legal case has created uncertainty because of a possible trial date and how much jail time he could serve if convicted.

Arum said a likely date for the mega-fight between the sport’s top two fighters would be in June. Arum said he’s pursuing the idea of building a 45,000-seat venue on the Las Vegas Strip near the Wynn and Venetian properties. Arum said the additional time will assist the construction plan, even though Mayweather’s advisor previously said he’s cleared May 5 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas for a fight date against Pacquiao.

 

Mayweather is scheduled to report to jail on January 6.

 

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