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Ex-boxing champ gets 18 years for child sexual abuse

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Aug. 06, 19 | 12:56 pm

DUBAI: Carlos Baldomir, World Boxing Council champion in 2006, was handed down an 18-year prison term for repeated sexual abuse of a child.

According to the court, Baldomir, 48, was arrested in 2016 following allegations that he had abused the girl over two years, starting when she was just seven years in 2012, Agence France Presse (AFP) has reported.

He was unanimously convicted of “repeated sexual abuse” of a minor, the AFP dispatch statwed.

During trial, a defiant Baldomir flipped the birdie to those present, a provocative gesture recorded on television cameras.

Baldomir’s greatest career highlight came in January 2006 when he shocked the unified welterweight champion Zab Judah.

After a successful defense of his WBC crown against the late Arturo Gatti, Baldomir lost his title to Floyd Mayweather in a November 2006 unification bout.

He retired in 2014 with a record of 49 wins, 15 by knockout, 16 defeats and 6 draws.

He started his career as a trainer and in 2016 was given an award by the Argentine congress for achievement in sport.

(Photo: World Justice News)

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