Mayweather Released From Jail

This was the second arrest in three months for the 33-year-old Mayweather

Monday, Mar 21, 2011  |  Updated 12:29 PM PDT
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 Mayweather Released From Jail

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In this police booking photo released Friday Dec. 17, 2010 by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, boxer Floyd Mayweather is shown. Police say boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in a Las Vegas jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor warrant alleging he poked a security guard in the face last month outside his home. Police say that Mayweather was arrested late Thursday at a Las Vegas-area casino and was being held without bail at the Clark County jail pending a Monday court appearance. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. spent a night in a Las Vegas jail before his release Friday on a misdemeanor battery warrant.

The Misdemeanor charges stems from a confrontation Nov. 15 during which authorities allege Mayweather poked a 21-year-old security guard repeatedly in the left cheek during a loud verbal confrontation over parking tickets.

This was the second arrest in three months for the 33-year-old Mayweather. Mayweather was arrested just before midnight Thursday at the Posh Bellagio Resort on the Las Vegas Strip. He was booked early Friday into the Clark County Jail without bail. Mayweather was freed less than 12 hours after his arrest.

Mayweather had previous misdemeanor battery and assault convictions in Las Vegas and in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is facing a felony coercion, grand larceny and robbery case stemming from a September dispute with his children and their mother at her home. He also faces trial Jan. 24 in that case, and could face up to 34 years in prison if convicted.

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