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 Last update:  8/4/2009       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Roger Mayweather Released, Lawsuit To Come
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By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com spoke with Floyd Mayweather Sr., brother of trainer Roger Mayweather, who was arrested on Sunday for assaulting female fighter Melissa St. Vil. Floyd Sr was not in Las Vegas when incident went down but family members filled him in when he returned back home.  

According to Floyd Sr., St. Vil was staying with Cornelius Lock [promoted by Mayweather Promotions and trained by Roger] in a condo owned by Roger Mayweather. Roger is the former trainer of St. Vil and the current trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr. I hear there was already pre-existing tension, between Roger and St. Vil, due to their work related split. From what BoxingScene was told by Floyd Sr [and a few others], Roger wanted St. Vil out of the condo and that led to altercation. When she refused to leave, Roger was alleged to have used force while attempting to remove her from the condo and the two began to fight. Roger is alleged to have punched her multiple times to the face and body, and later began to choke her out. St. Vil tried to fight back, and even cracked a lamp over Roger's head.

Police arrived after St. Vil called 911. They found Roger still scuffling with St. Vil, who was coughing up blood. Mayweather was arrested and charged with coercion with force and battery-strangulation. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center and later released on bond. From what multiple source told BoxingScene, St. Vil will be planning a civil lawsuit against Roger and pressing criminal charges.

Floyd Sr. did not want to comment too much on the incident, at least on the record, but he did tell BoxingScene that he learned a very long time ago to stay away from physical encounters on the street.

"I had a few fights of my own over the years with a couple of guys. I'll tell you this, I made way too much money in my career to start giving it all back," Mayweather Sr. said.



 

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comment by Shadow boxer 3, on 08-04-2009
roger is cold blooded. an ex pro boxer and current trainer givin a woman bodyshots and blows to the face. then on top of that he chokes her out. when roger says get out his condo, u get out

comment by cortdawg25, on 08-04-2009
She said, Roger is the greatest pad man ever, lol. that's funny!

comment by joseph5620, on 08-04-2009
[QUOTE=SceneSpectator!]He is right this time, [U]he have 5% good IQ [/U]on that! But 95% failed![/QUOTE] Your grammar fails. You're in no position to talk about Mayweather Sr's IQ.

comment by ronnie26, on 08-04-2009
Here an interview with her, on that. She said she knock of Roger and than call the police. She shold beat up this bitch Roger more on the ground before the call youtube.com/watch?v=_KyQIjqAQcs

comment by SceneSpectator!, on 08-04-2009
[QUOTE=GRUSTLER]Floyd Sr is ILL!! He said he made to much money to be giving it back! Ha ha ha!![/QUOTE] He is right this time, he have 5% good IQ on that! But 95% failed!

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