Posted June 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
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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