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Boxer Jermain Taylor avoids prison time for 3 felony charges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Boxer Jermain Taylor has avoided prison time on several felony charges stemming from three separate incidents in Arkansas, including firing a gun at a Martin Luther King Jr. parade. Taylor was the professional middleweight boxing champion from 2005 until 2007, and he also won a bronze medal in boxing at the 2000 Olympics. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports...
Via Associated Press
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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 Associated Press
February 11, 2015  |  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
February 09, 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

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

More Trouble For IBF Champ Jermain Taylor

It’s never a dull moment for “THE NEW” IBF Middleweight champion Jermain Taylor… As he awaits the outcome of his current shooting case (Taylor has finally been hit with charges for SHOOTING his cousin at his Arkansas mansion back in August — and if convicted, could face up to 26 years behind bars) he finds himself in the hot seat again. This time, Taylor is accused of...
Via BadCulture
December 26, 2014  |  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

Shooting reported at home of former champ Jermain Taylor

  Authorities in suburban Little Rock are investigating a shooting at the home of former professional boxing champion Jermain Taylor. Pulaski County Sheriff's Lt. Carl Minden says Taylor was at home at the time, but was not injured. Minden says the shooting was reported shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor's home in Maumelle. Minden says Taylor's wife called 911 to report an...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermain Taylor, Ricardo Alvarez, Robert Easter & U.S. Olympians Warren & Herring on the Showtime Extreme telecast this Saturday

Showtime Extreme viewers will be treated to high-energy boxing action at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT this Saturday, Dec. 14, as bouts featuring Ricardo "Dinamita" Alvarez and Robert Easter Jr. will set the stage for Showtime's quadruple header headlined by the championship bout between Adrien "The Problem" Broner and Marcos "Chino" Maidana. Additionally, fans in the arena will see the return...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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