Omar Figueroa was arrested on Wednesday, November 6 for racing his car on the highway. Sources close to FightBookMMA sent us the police report and mug shot.
Omar Figueroa Jr. is an American professional boxer who held the WBC lightweight title in 2014. This isn’t the first time Figueroa Jr. had problems with the police. He was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Indian Wells last year (2018).
Omars last fight was against Yordenis Ugas and was the primary undercard on the Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman bout on Saturday, July 20. Omar lost this bout via unanimous decision in a WBC Welterweight title eliminator.
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