SPORTS: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Reports To Jail

LA Times reports — Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. entered jail in Clark County, Nev., Friday, beginning an 87-day sentence for reduced domestic battery charges involving the mother of his three children.

Five-division champion Mayweather (43-0) wore a gray sweatsuit and sneakers in court Friday, saying nothing as a judge informed him he had fulfilled community service requirements. He was then handcuffed and escorted from the courtroom.

“He’ll be all right,” rapper¬† 50 Cent, a friend of Mayweather’s, told reporters outside the courthouse.

Mayweather turned himself in after Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa originally delayed his sentence¬†following his December plea bargain for misdemeanor domestic battery, allowing him to fight and defeat Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto on May 5 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather won by unanimous decision and earned a guaranteed $32 million.

Inside the high-rise Clark County Detention Center, Mayweather is expected, as a high-profile inmate, to spend his time in a solo cell no larger than seven by 12 feet without a television, and have about an hour of exercise time permitted each day, Las Vegas police spokesman Bill Cassell told the Associated Press this week.

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