Mayweather to take plea deal, clear 2 Vegas cases

December 20, 2011 - 6:07 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will plead guilty in Las Vegas to reduced charges in a plea deal settling felony allegations that he battered his ex-girlfriend and a misdemeanor charge that he poked a security guard.

An aide to Clark County District Attorney David Roger confirmed the 34-year-old boxer will enter his pleas Wednesday in Las Vegas Justice Court.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/ufxXTw ) Mayweather faces $3,000 in fines and from two days to 18 months in jail.

Mayweather was accused of hitting and threatening his ex-girlfriend, stealing her cellphone and threatening two of their children at her home in September 2010. He could have faced 34 years in prison.

Mayweather was accused of poking the security guard's face during a November 2010 argument about parking tickets.