Found June 14, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be forced to stay behind bars after his request to serve the remainder of his three-month domestic violence sentence under house arrest was denied by a judge on Wednesday.
Mayweather’s attorney Richard Wright filed an emergency motion seeking the champion boxer’s sentence be modified to include house arrest because Mayweather is dehydrated, losing weight and unable to maintain his training routine and that his conditions at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas were “inhumane.” (Oh, I’m sorry; I thought he was supposed to be in prison.)
Furthermore, Mayweather’s legal team argues that his time in jail is jeopardizing his career. The judge obviously called those claims bogus. Here’s the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Wright argued the boxer is being treated differently because Las Vegas police have isolated him because of his celebrity status. Wright proposed several sentence modifications, which included full-term house arrest or serving three days a we...
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Most people sentenced to a jail term don't get to wait until they've fought in their most recent multi-million-dollar bout to start it. They also don't get to leave early if being locked up has them feeling a little ill. But that's reportedly what boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his lawyers are doing. Mayweather's legal team filed an emergency motion 12 days into...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't going anywhere. A Las Vegas judge has denied Mayweather's request to serve the remainder of his 90-day jail sentence for domestic abuse under house arrest, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Mayweather's legal team filed an emergency motion 12 days into his three-month sentence, asking that the rest of his domestic battery term be served at home...
A judge in Las Vegas says Floyd Mayweather Jr. must stay in jail.
Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa denied late Wednesday an emergency motion seeking to have Mayweather serve the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.
Saragosa says Mayweather's complaints about not having enough to drink or eat are self-induced.
Mayweather's lawyers had argued that the undefeated...
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who says he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars.
Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa wrote in her late Wednesday decision that water has been made available to Mayweather around the clock and the...
by Jorge Alarcon-Swaby The Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting that undefeated fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr is seeking to serve the remaining period of his 3 month sentence, under house arrest. Mayweather has been in jail for just 12 days of his scheduled 3 month sentence. Already his team is claiming that the fighter is being [...]
Lawyers for Floyd Mayweather Jr. say the undefeated champion
boxer may never fight again if he's not released from the Las Vegas
jail he entered earlier this month.
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During a recent public appearance, the 30 Rock star expressed his staunch support for the jailed boxer, saying he's "a big advocate."