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  • Who Is Jack Johnson? President Trump Considers Posthumous Pardon For Boxer

    President Trump hinted over the weekend that he might grant a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson. Johnson was the first African-American world heavyweight champion, but he also was the subject of a racially motivated arrest. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Jesse Washington (@jessewashington), senior writer for...
  • Professional boxer arrested at Lenox Square, charged with sexual battery

    ATLANTA – Boxer Adrien Broner is facing charges after police said he groped a woman at Lenox Square. The victim said Broner “inappropriately groped” her at the mall on Monday. Broner has denied the accusations. Police later arrested and charged Broner with sexual battery and he was taken to the Fulton County Jail....
  • Adrien Broner Arrested for Sexual Battery

    Former boxing champ Adrien Broner was arrested in Atlanta Monday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at a local shopping mall, TMZ Sports has confirmed.  Officials tell us … cops were called to the Lenox Square shopping center Monday evening where a woman told police Broner had ” inappropriately...
  • Former Boxing Champion turned ISIS extremist supporter arrested with girlfriend!

    A former champion boxer who became an ISIS-supporting extremist has been jailed for 10 months after illegally sub-letting his home. Anthony Small, 36, who won the British and Commonwealth championship belt in 2009, and partner Maryam Malik, 25, charged nearly £1,000 a month to tenants living in two south London housing association...
  • Title shot put on hold…Boxer indicted on fraud, racketeering, and other offenses!

    Middleweight boxer Avtandil Khurtsidze’s title shot was postponed Thursday, a day after he was among 33 people indicted by federal prosecutors on racketeering, fraud and other offenses related to a Russian-based crime syndicate. Khurtsidze was charged with violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, according to the...