Auction of boxing champ’s home canceled
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) The scheduled auction of the Rhode Island home of five-time world boxing champion Vinny Paz has been canceled.
The auction of the Warwick home was scheduled for Wednesday but the website of Sullivan & Sullivan Auctioneers says it has been canceled. No reason was given. The auction was announced earlier this month following a foreclosure.
The 55-year-old Paz’s three-bedroom house has been subject to liens from both the Internal Revenue Service and the Rhode Island Department of Taxation.
Paz was arrested twice earlier this year. He was charged with assaulting a friend in February. He pleaded no contest in March to assaulting his girlfriend.
Paz is known for his comeback after he broke his neck in a car crash. His story was dramatized in the 2016 film ”Bleed for This.”