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Sports Remind me when I share | Not you? Log out of Facebook How to remove this experience Curtis 50 Cent Jackson arrested on domestic violence charges, but boxing card will go on By Kevin Iole | Boxing Thu, Jul 4, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Tweet 0 Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson faces five years in jail if convicted on all charges (AP)Rap superstar and fledgling boxing promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was charged by Los Angeles police Wednesday with one count of domestic violence and four counts of vandalism, but his boxing card scheduled to be televised by ESPN2 and ESPN Desportes will go on. According to the Los Angeles Times, Jackson allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend, the mother of his child, and vandalized her home. The Times report assessed the value of her damaged property at $7,100. [Related: 50 Cent Accused of Kicking His Ex-Girlfriend, Trashing Her Home ] Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer told the Times that Jackson faces up to five years in jail and $46,000 in fines if convicted on all counts. Regardless of perceived celebrity or notoriety, domestic violence is a serious crime and alleged perpetrators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law by this office. We will continue to look out for the safety of all victims of domestic violence and seek justice for the alleged crimes.
It took police and ambulance staff nine hours to get Frank into an ambulance after he had a manic episode at their Essex home. She tells the camera eventually the police tripped him up to give him an injection to calm him down, after he got so aggressive. Amir Khan upstages new wife Faryal in the style stakes in sugary pink suit for trip to Wimbledon… after averting wardrobe crisis She said her father, who retired from boxing in 1996 after being beaten by Mike Tyson, was ‘like a child, begging us not to do it’. She also recalls her champion father sleeping in a boxing ring in the garden and walking down the local high street without wearing any shoes. Hey-day: Frank, pictured in his heavyweight boxing hey-day in 1983, after flooring Mike Jamieson during their bout in Chicago, Illinois. Frank won the fight after a KO in the second round When Frank is feeling ‘manic’ he tells her: ‘The chemicals in your body make you react differently.
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Before the fight, Gabby was aware of Mya studying her from the bleachers as Gabby warmed up. Gabby didn’t look back. “I know I will win,” she said. In the first round, the girls, wearing protective head gear, traded punches evenly.
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and Manny Pacquiao packed it in. I confess, I had doubts myself, whether the NYC region would sustain the demand for regular dates at the Barclays Center. At the time, I recall asking Brett Yormark, the CEO of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets , if the arena would have a micro-arena built, a theater to accommodate 5,000 or so fans, max. The implication of my question was clear: I don’t think you can find enough boxing fans to fill up the barn on a regular basis. He assured me then that there would be no mini arena and that the fans would come.
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(AIBA)plans to invite dozensof professionalsto the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Butthat doesn’tnecessarily mean that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Wladimir Klitschko will be competing under their national flags. The AIBA is creating a pro boxing organization in which member fighters canbe paid while still retaining their Olympic eligibility. The so-called APBwill officially begin competitions next year.
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But both Franchises will have to keep their wits about them as the draw placed them in an extremely difficult group. In addition to Cuba and Kazakhstan, Group B also contains Season III semi-finalists Mexico Guerreros, itself of course a country with a notable boxing heritage, along with Season III quarter-finalists Azerbaijan Baku Fires and Hussars Poland. Surprisingly, perhaps, given the quality of those teams, much of the hushed talk among the Team Managers present was about the final member of the group, Russia. The Russian team utterly dominated this years European Championships and as one team manager told us, Much depends on the Russian Team that is selected.