A Florida jury on Friday convicted the husband of boxer Christy Martin for attempted second-degree murder, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
Police say an associate of boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been arrested on attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges in an August shooting outside a Las Vegas skating rink.
An influential Jesuit magazine close to the Vatican condemned pro boxing as a "legalized form of attempted murder."
A grand jury indicted former heavyweight boxer Clifford "The Black Rhino" Etienne on state charges including attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery, attempted carjacking and kidnapping stemming from an Aug. 10 armed robbery.
Clifford Etienne was charged with one count each of attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder of a police officer, and two counts each of armed robbery and second-degree kidnapping.
Former boxer Christy Martin's ex-husband has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for trying to kill her.