Undefeated welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was sentenced to 90 days in jail Wednesday by a Las Vegas judge after he pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge. By taking a plea deal, Mayweather avoided a lengthy trial that may have resulted in a felony and possibly longer jail sentence.
Mayweather was also ordered to serve 100 hours of community service and to pay pay a 2,500 fine. The case stems from allegations that Mayweather hit his ex-girlfriend in Sept. 2010. Mayweather’s jail sentence is scheduled to begin Jan. 6, 2012.
With this case settled, the door has officially been opened to make arrangements for Mayweather’s next fight. Boxing fans are hoping his next bout will be against current pound-for-pound champ Manny Pacquiao, but that remains to be seen.