Roger Mayweather

Mayweather nabbed for assaulting female | 08/04/2009 8:34 PMPrinter-friendly version | Send to friend | Share your viewsMANILA – Las Vegas policemen arrested Roger Mayweather, trainer and uncle of former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

for allegedly beating up and strangling a female boxer.A report by said Mayweather is accused of harassing Melissa St.

Vil inside a house he owns in Trotwood Lane, Las Vegas.Police reportedly found Mayweather in the act of holding St.


The victim was allegedly coughing up blood when she was let go.The victim reportedly fought back after being attacked by Mayweather, hitting the boxing trainer with a lamp in the head.St.

Vil and a roommate were reportedly renting the house from Mayweather, a former world boxing champion.The victim said in the report that she used to train with Mayweather but was now training under new people.The arrest could affect Floyd's preparation for his comeback fight against Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez.The fight is slated to take place on September 19 at the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas, of 08/04/2009 8:37 PMPrinter-friendly version | Send to friend | Share your viewsRelated ArticlesMayweather, Marquez vow a 'tactical fight'Mayweather says money dispute foils Pacquiao fight hopesMarquez, Mayweather to hold conference callSept 19 is final date of Mayweather-Marquez boutCommentsLogin or register to post comments

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