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Christy Martin's ex gets 25 years

Updated: June 26, 2012, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Former boxer Christy Martin's ex-husband has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for trying to kill her.

A judge in Orlando sentenced James Martin on Tuesday. He was convicted in April of attempted second-degree murder with a firearm and two other counts.

Prosecutors say James Martin stabbed his wife in the chest, sliced her in the leg and shot her in the back during a fight in their home in 2010. Prosecutors say Christy Martin had made clear to James Martin that ...

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