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Old 08-13-2012, 11:32 AM   #14
Seamus
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Default Re: Michael Dokes Is Gone

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Originally Posted by Coetzeefan101 View Post
Wow really? I couldn't imagine Dokes doing this.. ..This is the same Michael Dokes who represented himself as a gentleman before each of his fights, throwing roses at the female fans in attendance.
"After he was arrested and charged with beating and confining his then-live-in girlfriend for more than six hours in August 1998 -- police at the time said the woman's nose, eye socket and jaw were broken -- Dokes told the court he had no money to pay for his defense. He was given the services of a Clark County deputy public defender who worked out a plea bargain with prosecutors.

Dokes pleaded guilty to second-degree kidnapping, attempted murder and battery with intent to commit ***ual assault. In exchange, he avoided charges that he ***ually assaulted the woman after the beating -- charges that would have carried a mandatory life prison term had he been convicted."
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