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HOA Says Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather|Threatened the Life of a Security Guard

LAS VEGAS (CN) - A homeowners association sued Floyd Mayweather, accusing the boxing champ of "physically accosting" a security guard and "threatening the life of a patrol officer" at the gated golf community where he lives. Although the lawsuit does not give specifics, Mayweather was arrested in November after allegedly poking a security guard in the cheekbone with his finger during an argument over parked cars.

The HOA claims that Mayweather has "repeatedly engaged in hostile, harassing and threatening behavior towards and against certain employees and security personnel" since October 2010.

Mayweather, 32, has won nine world titles in five weight classes. He is 41-0 as a professional fighter, with 25 knockouts.

In an apparently unrelated case, he was charged with three felonies and theft in September 2010 after his girlfriend accused him of domestic violence, according to a Sept. 16, 2010 Associated Press report.

"Clark County District Attorney David Roger significantly raised the ante in the case alleging that Mayweather hit and threatened the life of his ex-girlfriend, Josie Harris, and threatened to beat two of their children during a pre-dawn argument at the woman's home a week ago," the AP reported in its Sept. 16 story.

That story added: "The new criminal complaint filed Thursday added two felony coercion and one felony robbery charge along with one misdemeanor domestic battery and three misdemeanor harassment charges.

"Convictions on all eight charges would increase the possible penalty Mayweather could face if convicted of all charges to 34 years."

In the recent civil complaint, the Estates at Southern Highlands Golf Club Community Association sued Mayweather in Clark County Court. The HOA adds that Mayweather refuses to give guards his ID when entering the gated community, refuses to carry gate openers and refuses to place required ID decals on his cars.

It seeks an injunction and damages for violation of restrictive covenant. It asks the court to order Mayweather to "refrain from threatening, yelling or harassing security," and to "otherwise comport himself at all times in a reasonable manner." And it wants Mayweather ordered to carry gate openers, to display his ID when entering the community and to remain inside his car when approaching the gate.

The HOA is represented by Sean L. Anderson with Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow.

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