The legal problems surrounding Floyd Mayweather Jr. just won't go away.
Federal Magistrate Judge Robert Johnston denied an emergency motion filed by Floyd Maywather Jr. on Thursday to avoid testifying in a defamation suit filed by Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather was ordered to give sworn testimony under oath on Friday.
Pacquiao filed a defamation suit against Mayweather after the undefeated welterweight accused the Filippino congressman of taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Mayweather, who fill face Victor Ortiz on September 17, is already facing felony and misdemeanor assault charges in two separate cases.
Mayweather faces misdemeanor harassment charges, which accuse him of threatening two homeowner association security guards in the vicinity of his home in Las Vegas. He already is facing unrelated felony charges stemming from a domestic dispute with his ex-girlfriend and two of their children.