Report: Floyd Mayweather Plans To Plead "Guilty" To Reduced Misdemeanor Charges

Thursday December 22nd, 2011

Floyd Mayweather reportedly plans to plead guilty Wednesday to reduced misdemeanor charges in a plea deal regarding allegations that the 34-year-old boxing legend battered his ex-girlfriend, USA Today reports.

In the plea deal, the original felony charges are reduced to misdemeanor charges. During the September 2010 incident in question, Mayweather was accused of hitting and threatening his ex-girlfriend and then threatening two of their children (at the time, 10 and 9 years old). The argument occurred because the boxer believed the woman was dating another man.

Mayweather faces $3,000 in fines and could be sentenced to anywhere between two days to 18 months in jail after pleading guilty to one count of battery domestic violence and two harassment charges. It is believed that he will not be sentenced to major jail time.

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