Mayweather Sanctioned For Skipping IP Suit Depositions

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 7:59 PM EST) -- A South Carolina federal judge on Monday ordered boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to perform 40 hours of community service for allegedly ditching scheduled depositions he claimed he was physically unable to attend in a copyright suit involving World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.

U.S. District Judge Joseph F Anderson Jr. blasted the controversial boxing champion, saying Mayweather acted in bad faith when he apparently lied about the severity of the injuries he suffered during a Sept. 17 bout with Victor Ortiz.

Mayweather obtained a doctor's note saying he...
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