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JERMAIN TAYLOR RUMORS

Psychiatrist recommends release of middleweight champ Taylor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A psychiatrist who evaluated boxer Jermain Taylor at his attorneys' request says he should be released, but made to wear an ankle monitor and submit to random drug and alcohol testing. A Pulaski County judge said Tuesday he'll wait to decide if the champion middleweight boxer can go home until state doctors have finished their evaluation of his mental state....
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

IBF Strips Jermaine Taylor Of Middleweight Title

MAUMELLE, Ark. – According to multiple reports, Lindsey Tucker with the International Boxing Federation (IBF) announced thatJermain Taylor was stripped of his IBF middleweight title on Thursday. The IBF based their decision on the Taylor’s inability to defend the title due to the onslaught of legal troubles he’s faced recently. In accordance with their rules, Taylor’s promoter...
Via BadCulture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boxing TV Schedule, Featuring Sergio Mora

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but there really isn’t much boxing on this week. In fact, there’s not a proper “big fight” until February 21. On Friday middleweight Sergio Mora is fighting someone who is not Jermain Taylor on ESPN2, which can only be counted as a small victory, and there’s another show on UniMas on Saturday. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news....
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mental evaluation ordered for boxer Jermain Taylor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who is facing charges in two gun-related incidents, must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson granted a request from Taylor's attorneys that Taylor be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported (http://bit...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor reportedly ordered to undergo mental evaluation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An Arkansas judge has ordered a mental evaluation for champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a Pulaski County judge granted a request Tuesday from Taylor's attorneys that the boxer be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation. Taylor faces charges stemming from an August shooting of his cousin at his home...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor Speaks Post Gun Incident

LITTLE ROCK, AR- IBF middleweight champion turned himself in to law enforcement and pled not guilty to charges that he pointed a gun at a man’s head and threatened to shoot three small children at a Martin Luther King parade in his hometown of Little Rock. Taylor has already been released after posting a $50,000 bond. Prior to turning himself in, Taylor posted the below video...
Via BadCulture
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

IBF Champ Taylor Charged With Discharging Firearm, Endangerment

LITTLE ROCK, AR – IBF middleweight champion Jermain Taylor finds himself in hot water with the law again. According to KATV.com, Taylor was questioned by police in Little Rock Monday afternoon for discharging a firearm. Additional charges of endangering the welfare of a minor and possession of marijuana are also expected to be handed down. Taylor is currently awaiting trial for...
Via BadCulture
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Excited For Taylor Vs. Mora?! Well, the Fight’s Off

According to a series of tweets Michael Woods of TheSweetScience.com, a match-up that would pit current IBF champion Jermain Taylor and contender Sergio Mora is no more. In a series of tweets, Woods shares the conversation he had with Mora’s promoter Lou DiBella. “FYI, Jermain Taylor fractured a rib. Promotor @LouDiBella saw the x-ray. He is very disappointed.” “Promoter...
Via BadCulture
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor to defend title against Sergio Mora

On Friday, Feb. 6, DiBella Entertainment and Goossen Promotions will present an exciting edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights when IBF middleweight champion Jermain "Bad Intentions" Taylor (33-4-1, 20KO's) puts his IBF middleweight title on the line against Contender Season One winner Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (27-3-2, 9KO's). The 12-round championship bout is set take place at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Police: Jermain Taylor shot cousin several times, in custody

Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault in the shooting of his cousin, a Pulaski County (Arkansas) Sheriff’s Office spokesman told ESPN. The cousin remains in serious condition at an area hospital after being shot multiple times, the spokesperson, Lt. Carl Minden said. The incident...
Via Low Brow Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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