Posted June 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Retired heavyweight Andrew Golota could be deported from the United States to his native Poland. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that the 44-year-old boxer's case is in court. His wife, Mariola Golota, says a decision is expected in September. Golota was a title contender with bouts against Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe. He also won a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics. Golota lives in Chicago a legal permanent resident of the US, but a criminal background check was triggered when he filed paperwork to become a US citizen. Golota pleaded guilty in two, separate Illinois cases over the past decade. Mariola Golota says her husband is treated more harshly because of his celebrity. She says the proceedings are a ''big, black cloud'' over the family.
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