Mayorga had been cleared in December

Updated: May 9, 2005, 6:58 PM ET
Associated Press

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Ricardo Mayorga will be retried on rape charges after an appeals court on Monday overturned an earlier decision that cleared the former welterweight champion and ordered a new trial.

The spokeswoman for the Appeals Court of Managua, Ruth Tapia, told The Associated Press that the original decision was voided because "the process wasn't correct."

Arbel Medina, an attorney for Mayorga's accuser, had argued that the judge that heard the case was biased against his ...

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