When you are a star athlete that is well known in the boxing world, there are certain expectations placed upon you on how you behave outside the ring. There is no surprise that behavior in daily life can have negative impacts on your sporting career. As a boxer, the last thing you want to do is getting involved in a physical altercation outside the ring.
In the court of law, being able to handle yourself in hand to hand combat puts you at the largest disadvantage you can possibly have. Having large amounts of money also puts you at a great disadvantage in civil court. It is a situation where there is everything to lose and nothing to gain.