Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Tarver is Jailed in Florida Due to Nevada Arrest Warrant

by David P. Greisman 

Antonio Tarver was taken into police custody in Florida on Saturday night after a Highway Patrol trooper discovered that Nevada had an open warrant out for the former light heavyweight champion’s arrest, according to reports from The Tampa Tribune and WFLA.

The Tribune said Tarver “was arrested on a warrant for jumping bail and failure to appear” in court in Clark County, Nev.

WFLA said Tarver’s case stems from charges of “insufficient check and theft,” dating back to June 2013.

Both outlets report that Tarver was being held without bond as of Sunday afternoon.

Tarver, who is now 45 years old, is like his former rivals Roy Jones Jr. and Glen Johnson in that he’s continuing to fight despite being far past his prime. After losing to Chad Dawson in their 2009 rematch, Tarver moved up to heavyweight to outpoint Nagy Aguilera in October 2010, went back to cruiserweight to stop Danny Green in July 2011, had a June 2012 draw with Lateef Kayode overturned due to Tarver testing positive for a banned substance, and then came back again in November 2013 at heavyweight to score a technical knockout over some guy named Mike Sheppard.

That brought Tarver’s record to 30-6 with 21 knockouts and 1 no contest. This May will mark a decade since he knocked out Roy Jones.

Pick up a copy of David’s new book, “Fighting Words: The Heart and Heartbreak of Boxing,” at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsamazon or internationally at http://bit.ly/fightingwordsworldwide. Send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

Tags: Antonio Tarver image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Nomadic on 03-03-2014

Damn Tarv, bouncing checks and sh i t.

Comment by mathed on 03-03-2014

[QUOTE=jbpanama;14287666]State of Nevada, not a Good place to Fu*k Up.... Just ask O.J Simpson.....[/QUOTE] I just watched an episode of Cops Reloaded and they chased this dude through the parking lot while he ditched his bag of weed (only had…

Comment by mathed on 03-03-2014

Damn, Tarver is slipping....he better look out, that smoking hot wife of his won't stick around for no broke dude, I can tell you that fo sho.

Comment by jbpanama on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14287546]Spiderman says... [IMG]http://artbynoryk.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/fuk-the-police.png[/IMG][/QUOTE] State of Nevada, not a Good place to Fu*k Up.... Just ask O.J Simpson.....

Comment by Trudoe the.. on 03-02-2014

Spiderman says... [IMG]http://artbynoryk.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/fuk-the-police.png[/IMG]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (22)
Top Headlines Frank Buglioni Aims To Land Showdown With Nathan Cleverly Mikey Garcia: Broner More Serious, Better Fighter at 140 Pounds Joe Smith, Promoter Eyeing Sergey Kovalev Fight After Barrera Team Pacquiao: Horn is The Guy To KO, Won't Know What Hit Him! Chris Eubank Jr: I Want George Groves Next, I'll Take His Belt! Jeff Horn - Reviewing His Career Path, Which Led To Pacquiao Brook Return Targeted For December, Miguel Cotto Eyed For 2018 UK Boxing: Buglioni vs. Summers, Umar Sadiq, Dale Evans World Boxing Super Series News, Pianeta IBO Title Bout, More Photos: Jeff Horn Receives HUGE Support From Fans at Workout Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Beats Canelo 116-112 or KO's Him Late Pacquiao's Getting Older (But No One's Proved He's Old Yet) Team Rigondeaux: Lomachenko Our Main Target, Ball in His Court! Marquez Seriously Doubts Horn is Capable of a Pacquiao KO Photos: Joe Smith Getting in Top Form For Sullivan Barrera Fortune Tears Apart Horn: He's Just an Opponent, No Dog in Him Photos: Alexander Povetkin Putting in Work For Rudenko Randall Bailey Backs Pacquiao: I've Not Seen Special Factor in Horn Ivan Dychko, Olympic Medal Winner, Decides To Go Pro Photos: Robert Easter, Denis Shafikov - Go Face To Face Victor Ortiz vs. Saul Corral Finalized - PBC on FS1, July 30 Pacquiao: Canelo-GGG is Real Fight, Mayweather-McGregor is Not Miguel Flores vs. Chris Avalos - PBC on FS1, July 18 Roach Laughs at Horn's Record: Who The F*** is Randall Bailey? Photos: Artur Szpilka, Adam Kowancki - Go Face To Face Billy Joe Saunders Drops Adam Booth, Hires Dominic Ingle Taras Shelestyuk Training Hard With Joel Diaz For Return Rey Vargas vs. Ronny Rios Added To Cotto-Kamegai Joshua-Klitschko II - Frontrunner is Las Vegas, Says Hearn Horn's Trainer: Brutal KO Loss to Marquez 'Haunts' Pacquiao Ward-Kovalev Rematch Replay Peaked at 947K Viewers on HBO Claressa Shields vs. Nikki Adler For WBC Title, August 4 on ShoBox De La Hoya: I Actually Hope Mayweather-McGregor is Good Fight Rigondeaux: I'll Sign Contract For Magdaleno Faster Than UPS! Easter: I'll Make it Look Easy and Will Be First To KO Shafikov Mikey Garcia: I'd Be 'A Huge Star in Boxing' If Not for Long Layoff Horn, Promoter Slam Pacquiao For Texting During Entire Presser An Opportunity for Jerwin Ancajas To Impress on Pacquiao Card UK News: Scott Fitzgerald, Ryan Burnett, Ted Cheeseman Roach Warns Horn: This is Going To Be a Short and Sweet KO!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement