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Mayweather gets suspended sentence

Updated: June 12, 2004, 5:09 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Lightweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been convicted of two counts of misdemeanor battery stemming from a fight with two women inside a Las Vegas nightclub.

Mayweather was given a suspended sentence of one-year in jail and ordered to undergo counseling. Justice of the Peace Deborah Lippis said Thursday that if Mayweather didn't complete "impulse control" counseling and stay out of trouble for a year, he would spend a year in prison.

She also ordered the ...

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