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Harrison Loses Appeal, 4 Years in Prison to Come Soon?

by David P. Greisman

Long-troubled former featherweight titleholder Scott Harrison has lost his appeal of an assault conviction and could soon begin a four-year prison sentence, according to The Scottish Sun.

Harrison, 35, had been found guilty of being part of a group in 2007 that assaulted three men at a Spanish brothel.

He “could now be hauled back to serve his sentence within weeks,” the newspaper said, citing an unnamed source that said Harrison has no ability to automatically appeal the conviction, though he could attempt a last-ditch effort to save himself  “on constitutional grounds.”

Harrison was just released from prison in September 2011 after spending two and a half years there for an incident in which he assaulted a police officer and another man and attempted to steal a car.

He had last fought in November 2005 before returning in June 2012. Harrison won that fight, and came out victorious again this past September, bringing his record to 27-2-2 with 15 knockouts. Harrison had been slated to have his third comeback fight this past December.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by taansend on 02-17-2013

Isn't The 'Scottish Sun' an oxymoron :dunno:

Comment by Jim Ross on 02-17-2013

the dude is a ****ing animal, lock him up

Comment by Ray* on 02-17-2013

I bet his dad would again blame everyone else expect his own son, this guy needs help but he has one of the worse family/people around him.

Comment by TBear on 02-17-2013

The good news is that he will be able to stay from pubs and bar fights for four years.

Comment by alza1988 on 02-17-2013

[QUOTE=richardt;13043621]Lock the loser up and throw away the key...he does not belong in society.[/QUOTE] He'a done enough time man to be rehabililitaed .He had his career back on track atleast to make some money and live an honest living out…

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