Christy Martin hires celebrity attorney
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The husband of former women's boxing champion Christy Martin was denied bail Wednesday after a judge concluded he had started a bedroom fight that prosecutors say left his wife with stab wounds in her chest, a knife gash in her leg and bullet shrapnel lodged in her back.
Circuit Judge Thomas Mihok ordered James Martin to remain in jail until his trial on attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery charges in May. He has pleaded not guilty, claiming self-defense.
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