Floyd Mayweather Jr. is facing 34 years in prison. (Getty Images)

Sporting News is reporting that court officials in Las Vegas say an evidence hearing will be postponed again for boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a felony domestic violence case. Court spokeswoman Mary Ann Price said that Mayweather isn't expected to appear Thursday while a Las Vegas judge sets a new date.

Mayweather is accused of hitting and threatening his ex-girlfriend, stealing her cell phone and threatening two of their children last September. He could face 34 years in state prison if convicted.


The case is separate from a misdemeanor battery case alleging the 34-year-old Mayweather poked a homeowner-association security guard in the face during a November argument outside his home. On Monday, a judge set that case for trial Sept. 1.

Mayweather Jr. is in a heap of trouble. Perhaps he should start anger-management classes now as opposed to later? Hitting someone outside the ring with his hands, which are lethal weapons, is not a good idea. Allegedly bullying and battering loved ones is unconscionable.

Read more at Sporting News.

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