Mayweather gets license for May 5 fight vs. Cotto

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nevada authorities are granting Floyd Mayweather a one-fight license to take on Miguel Cotto in a Cinco de Mayo matchup.

The Nevada Athletic Commission granted the permit at a hearing Wednesday in Las Vegas on the condition that Mayweather fulfill requirements of a sentence in a domestic battery case. He's due to report for a 90-day jail term on Jun. 1.

Mayweather pleaded guilty Dec. 21 to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges as part of a plea deal. Prosecutors dropped felony and misdemeanor charges that could have gotten him 34 years in prison.

Authorities say the case stems from a hair-pulling, punching and arm-twisting argument with Josie Harris, the mother of three of Mayweather's children.