Jr. middleweight contender James Kirkland was arrested Saturday night in Austin, Texas on an assault charge. According to the Austin American-Statesman, Kirkland was charged with causing bodily injury to a family member. Has has been released on bail. Kirkland (31-1, 27 KOs) last fought in March 2012, getting a controversial DQ win over Carlos Molina. His career has been stalled since due to management and promotional issues.