Boxer Jermain Taylor is nicknamed ‘Bad Intentions.’ The IBF middleweight champ is being accused of living up to his moniker.
From the AP:
A boxer who a Little Rock, Ark., woman says pointed a gun at her children and threatened to kill them has been released from jail after posting bond.
Taylor was released Tuesday from the Pulaski County jail. He’s charged with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a minor and drug possession. His bond was $50,000.
Toya Smith says Taylor became enraged when he thought her 5-year-old son dropped the championship belt that the boxer had taken to the Martin Luther King Day parade. Smith says Taylor was handing the belt to the boy when he nearly fell and dropped it.
Little Rock police say Taylor was arrested without incident and a gun was recovered.
Taylor’s attorneys did not return calls for comment. He already faces charges in a separate August shooting.