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Jermain Taylor Arrested, Allegedly Bit Girlfriend Several Times

By Keith Idec

Jermain Taylor was arrested again early Tuesday morning following an altercation with his girlfriend.

According to a story posted to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s website Tuesday, the embattled ex-middleweight champion was arrested after his girlfriend told police officers Taylor bit her several times, attempted to break her cell phone and threatened to kill her during an argument in and then outside of Taylor’s home in Maumelle, Arkansas.

TMZ Sports – which identified his girlfriend as Ashley White – reported that White, 28, said Taylor bit her face and left arm as she tried to leave Taylor’s home. She said Taylor tried to break her cell phone to prevent her from calling the police.

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White also said she used pepper spray on Taylor while trying to get away from him.

According to Maumelle Police, officers said Taylor smelled like alcohol when he was arrested at nearly 3 a.m. The Little Rock native was issued multiple criminal citations and released from Maumelle police headquarters later Tuesday morning.

Taylor, 38, was charged with felony first-degree terroristic threatening, misdemeanor third-degree battery and misdemeanor first-degree interference with emergency communication.

Tuesday’s arrest was a continuation of Taylor’s troublesome behavior over the past 2½ years.

A judge in Arkansas’ Pulaski County suspended Taylor’s six-year prison sentence in May 2016 on the condition that he stayed out of trouble. That sentence stemmed from three incidents in 2015 after which Taylor pleaded guilty to shooting his cousin at his home in Maumelle, firing a gun during an altercation with a family at a Martin Luther King Day parade in Little Rock and punching another patient at a mental health facility.

Taylor (33-4-1, 20 KOs), who was undisputed middleweight champion of the world from July 2005-September 2007, has battled drug and alcohol addiction, has been ordered to undergo mental health evaluations and has had financial difficulties in recent years.

He won the IBF middleweight title from Australia’s Sam Soliman in October 2014, but was stripped of that title the following year due to his legal troubles. Taylor hasn’t fought since he dropped Soliman four times en route to winning a unanimous decision in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by champion4ever on 07-27-2018

This is tragic because Jermain Taylor was always one of the nicest guys in boxing. He was always a well-mannered kid, very respectful and a upstanding citizen of his community in Arkansas. These unfortunate turn of events for him really…

Comment by champion4ever on 07-27-2018

Another classic case of CTE syndrome. I wish him well and hope that he gets the much needed help he needs.

Comment by Derranged on 07-27-2018

He needs to be institutionalized.

Comment by King Arthur on 07-27-2018

Does anyone know how taylors getting on nowadays? Was a great fighter sad to see demonic possession had/has gripped him. Its no joke

Comment by BigStomps on 07-27-2017

[QUOTE=mlac;17895067][url]https://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=753586[/url] :lol1:[/QUOTE] Oh damn! Fvck! I was gonna call you a hater but after seeing the pics I can't! 😂 I'll give him a pass on the first pix but the one of him standing next to the ring with…

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