What is your opinion on this Boxing champ on theft charge From: By Joel Dullroy December 30, 2005 BOXING legend Jeff Fenech will appear in court today charged with stealing three watches from a jewellery store on the Gold Coast. Fenech, 41, was given a notice to appear in the Southport Magistrate's Court charged with stealing. Police said the former world champion boxer was among a group of people in a Broadbeach jewellery store when three watches went missing. Marrickville Mauler: Jeff Fenech in the spotlight The watches were returned and Fenech was later interviewed over the theft. A 58-year-old Sydney man will also appear in the court charged with the same offence. Advertisement: The alleged theft occurred in a jewellery store in the Oasis shopping centre which adjoins the five-star Sofitel Resort where Fenech was believed to be staying. The former world champion boxer, who has earned millions through his sport, now runs a Sydney training gym. He counts controversial American fighter Mike Tyson as a friend. Fenech is one of a select band of international boxers to claim three world titles. He retired in 1996 and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame six years later.