Report: Former champion Antonio Tarver arrested in Florida on Nevada warrant

Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver was arrested in Florida late Saturday on a fugitive arrest warrant out of Clark County, Nev., according to a report on, an NBC affiliate in Florida.

Tarver was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol, according to the story, and booked into Pinellas County Jail just before midnight Eastern time.

Tarver is being held without bail on insufficient check and theft charges first levied in June 2013, the report said.

Tarver, 45, fought as recently as this past November, getting a fourth-round TKO of Mike Sheppard.

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