World boxing champ faces Qld drug charges

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Former boxing world champion Michael Katsidis' sentence for his latest drug offence in Queensland will be delayed while he is treated for concussion.

Katsidis, 40, was arraigned in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday after being caught with more than two grams of methamphetamine.

Police alleged the champion boxer was caught with the drug at Browns Plains on April 6, 2019.

Lawyers for the two-time former lightweight world champion indicated he would plead guilty to the charge, which will be mentioned in court again on June 11.

His sentence will be delayed as the boxer is treated for concussion and undergoes a "brief period of rehabilitation".

The appearance is the latest courtroom drama for Katsidis, who was the interim WBO world lightweight champion in 2007 and 2010.

Katsidis was previously fined for driving under the influence of drugs and in 2015 he was convicted for possessing an ice pipe.

In 2018, for former champ was also charged with allegedly attempting to fudge a urine analysis test.

Katsidis had previously claimed he turned to drugs after his brother, champion jockey Stathi Katsidis, died in 2010.

A coroner found Stahi, a Brisbane jockey premiership winner, had a cocktail of drugs and alcohol in his system the night he died.