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Ex-ESPN Host Hugh Douglas Arrested for Assaulting Woman, He Blames ‘Rough Sex’

| by Michael Allen

Hugh Douglas, a former co-host of ESPN's "Numbers Never Lie," has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman inside a Hartford, Conn. hotel room.

According to court documents, Douglas grabbed an unidentified woman by the neck and then “slammed her into the walls several times” inside a Marriott Hotel on Sept. 22.

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However, Douglas told police that the woman's injuries happened during rough sex, notes WFSB.

Douglas, who also played for several teams in the NFL, was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree strangulation.

Douglas will appear in court in late October.

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Back in August, Douglas was fired from ESPN after he allegedly called his co-host Michael Smith a “house n-----” and an “Uncle Tom” in an Orlando, Fla. nightclub, reports FTVLive.com.

Sources: WFSB and FTVLive.com