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  1. Judge clears Mayorga after 17-hour hearing

    Former welterweight champion Ricardo Mayorga was found innocent of rape after a closed-door trial that ended Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2004
  2. Austin acquitted of raping 16-year-old girl

    Former Olympic boxer Tim Austin was acquitted of charges he raped a 16-year-old girl.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2004
  3. Olympic medalist arrested on rape charge

    1992 Olympic medalist faces rape charge

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2003
  4. Taylor tries to put law troubles behind him

    Former welterweight champion and Olympic gold medalist Meldrick Taylor, 35, is scheduled to fight Birmingham native Jerry Smith, 35, at Boutwell Auditorium on May 31. It would be Taylor's first official fight since the fall of 1999.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2002
  5. Mayorga had been cleared in December

    Ricardo Mayorga will be retried on rape charges after an appeals court on Monday overturned an earlier decision that cleared the former welterweight champion and ordered a new trial.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2005
  6. Nevada commissioners say nothing's changed

    A day after prosecutors declined to pursue rape charges against Mike Tyson, his attorney expressed hope that the Nevada Athletic Commission would reverse its decision to deny the former heavyweight champion a boxing license.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2002
  7. Lewis maintains Tyson fight would please public

    Lennox Lewis says he still has Mike Tyson's teeth marks in his thigh after a news conference brawl. The Nevada boxing commission won't let Tyson fight in Las Vegas, and the former undisputed world champion faces two possible rape charges.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2002
  8. Ibeabuchi hopes to resume career after prison

    Heavyweight boxer Ikemefula ''Ike" Ibeabuchi faces up to 30 years in prison in a plea bargain that lets him avoid trial on charges he tried to rape a woman in Las Vegas in July 1999.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2001
  9. Prosecutors declined to press charges

    A 50-year-old grandmother who accused boxer Mike Tyson of rape said on Monday that she was "distraught" that officials had refused to bring criminal charges against him and said she might sue the former world heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2001
  10. Prosecutors decline to charge Tyson

    Prosecutors have declined to file rape charges against former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, it was announced Friday. They say the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2001
  11. DA office might not rule on allegation until mid-August

    Preparations are under way for Mike Tyson to fight Brian Nielsen of Denmark as California authorities decide whether to charge the former heavyweight champion with rape.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2001
  12. Investigators turn case over to prosecutors

    A decision on whether rape charges will be filed against former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson will not be made for at least several days, the deputy district attorney handling the case said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2001
  13. Ex-fiancee accuses Taylor of attempted rape

    PHILADELPHIA -- Former Olympic gold medalist and IBF junior welterweight champion Meldrick Taylor said Tuesday his ex-fiancee filed attempted rape charges against him because of "jealousy and envy." Taylor, 33, spoke prior to his preliminary hea...

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2000