Former Undisputed Middleweight champion, Jermain Taylor awaiting trial on some felonies and misdemeanors, was ordered by an adjudicator on Tuesday to be shifted from a secure private hospital to a residential drug treatment centre.
In addition, the judge also ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device on Taylor’s ankle. Subsequent to the arrest in January for supposedly threatening a husband and wife along with their three children with a handgun, the Former world middleweight champion underwent a court-ordered psychiatric examination.
Witness told police that, Taylor fired one shot into the air. No one was injured.
A state doctor of psychiatry told the court in February that Taylor, who is in front of physical attack, alleges in two gun-related incidents, should get psychiatric care and be supervised for substance abuse in lieu of incarceration.
He was scheduled to preserve his title in April. Alluding to his lawful and medical complications, the international boxing federation last month affirmed the middleweight championship unoccupied.
In 2014, he recaptured the title while free on bond and awaiting trial for purportedly gun firing a cousin.
During the 2000 Olympics, the boxer has won a bronze medal and seized the world middleweight belt in 2005 not in favor of Bernard Hopkins. With that said, he discarded the competition in 2009 following a brain injury sustained in the ring, nevertheless commenced a reappear in 2011.
With 20 knockouts, Taylor has a professional record of 33-4-1.