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Ex-World Boxing Champion Arrested for Assault
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Ex-World Boxing Champion Arrested for Assault

Former world middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor was arrested on Wednesday on domestic assault charges. Taylor, who turned 40 earlier this month, was booked in Pulaski County Jail on charges of third degree domestic battery and aggravated assault, according to an arrest report seen by the Little Rock station The police report said Taylor was taken into custody at his home after be punched a woman, held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her. Area police arrested Taylor in July of last year after he was accused of attacking a woman he was dating, police reports said, with prosecutors later dropping the charges. The report also said Taylor was given a 19-year suspended sentence in three separate cases, a battery incident at a substance abuse treatment facility and...