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Jarrell Miller Uses Religion To Escape Accountability In First Public Statement Since Arrest

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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - DECEMBER 21: Jarrell Miller looks on as he speaks to the media during the press conference ahead of the Heavyweight fight between Daniel Dubois and Jarrell Miller during the Day of Reckoning card at Press Arena, Kingdom Arena on December 21, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Pelham/Getty Images)

Jarrell Miller has notified fans of his release from jail through a post on Instagram where he refused to address his alleged crimes and opted thank his supporters and God instead. Despite the charges of carjacking and burglary without weapons hanging over his head, the American heavyweight has opted not to mention his exact circumstances.

Citing his circumstances as an “unfortunate ordeal”, Jarrell Miller (26-1-1, 22 KO’s) has presumably not gone into detail due to legal reasons and instead offered up a goodhearted message on social media where he gave no indication he was in the wrong.

GOD is good. GOD is great!” Miller said on his Instagram post.

First and foremost. THANK YOU SINCERELY to my family, team, friends and countless supporters from around the world who have relentlessly lifted me in prayer since this unfortunate ordeal began.

GOD gives the toughest battles to HIS strongest soldiers. Also, extending a VERY special thanks to my trailblazing attorney John Weekes who says ‘after the facts are revealed, we are ALL confident, he will be vindicated’.

I am prayerful and look forward to a favorable resolution of this case. PRAISE BE TO ALLAH!!

During the build-up to Miller’s match with Daniel Dubois, the Brooklyn-born fighter seemingly converted to Islam and appeared to want to make a change in his life. Prior to his conversion, Miller had notably been one of the most vocal fighters on the December 23 card during prior press conferences and did not hesitate in using extreme vulgar language to express his opinion about other fighters.

More notably, Jarrell Miller had previously been found guilty for using performance-enhancing drugs (PED’s) on at least two separate occasions, and has been suspended twice in the past as a result with his last suspension occurring in 2020 by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC).

Despite his transition towards Islam, Miller drew headlines last week when it was reported that he was arrested for carjacking and burglary at a car dealership in Hollywood. Purportedly, Miller has been arrested since appearing in bond court on December 3rd, yet according to his own words his case is still ongoing which has spurred him to hire Florida-based attorney John Weekes to aid him.

According to Miller, Weekes seems confident that a resolution will emerge from his ordeal with his attorney supposedly having the facts required to vindicate him. Thus far, there has been no video footage shown of Miller’s crimes, though this does not indicate he did not commit it.

Miller’s charges will see him return to court in the near future where his case will be concluded, though the date of his reappearance has yet to be publicly revealed. As the crime occurred in the state of Florida, Miller’s court session will likely occur in the same state.

Miller, 35, last fought on December 23rd last year where he suffered a defeat in the last and tenth round to British heavyweight Daniel Dubois (20-2, 19 KO’s).