Austin boxer Kirkland arrested on felony gun charge


Austin boxer James Kirkland was arrested Sunday on a felony gun possession charge, according to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Web site.

The arrest comes at an inopportune time for Kirkland, who is scheduled to fight Michael Walker on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton main event on May 2 in Las Vegas.

Kirkland remained in jail as of 5:30 p.m. Monday and was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon…Full Story

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