NFL Star's Ex-Fiance Calls Off Wedding, Keeps $750,000 Ring

Mario Williams sued his ex-fiance, alleging she agreed to give back the ring if they broke up.
2:29 | 05/08/13

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Good morning, the notion of putting a ring on it just got a lot more complicated for an nfl player who says, get this, he actually asked his fiancee ahead of time if they didn't get married would she agree to give the ring back, she allegedly said yes. Now she's decided she doesn't want to keep the man, just wants to keep the bling. Ooh. Reporter: Mario williams, the 6'6", 292-pound defensive end is playing offense these days attempting to take down his former fiancee, erin marzouki to get the whopping 10-carat diamond engagement ring he gave her back in his possession. If it was mr. Williams who had broken off the engagement there may be some argument that miss marzouki would be able to keep the ring. Reporter: But that didn't happen. Williams says marzouki was the one who called off the engagement after williams says she spent a lot of his money. In addition to the bling on her finger that cost the player nearly $800,000, williams' lawsuit filed monday says he gave his ex-fiancee an american express credit card which she charged $108,000. It also says she showered her with gifts in excess of $230,000, all over the course of just one year. But it wasn't all that long ago when the two were all smiles as williams signed a $100 million contract with the buffalo bills. Caring, compassionate people that definitely have your back and I can see that already. Reporter: This isn't the first instance of buyer's remorse in love. In 2011 dallas cowboy wide receiver roy williams recovered a $76,000 engagement ring he gave to his then girlfriend brooke daniels a former miss texas, usa and it sounds like mario williams may be about to make a winning play himself. By virtue of the fact that the engagement ring is being given in contemplation of the marriage and the fact that the marriage is not taking place, that gift hasn't been completed. It seems cut and dried based upon texas law in fact she has to give that engagement ring back. We reached out to both parties. Both declined comment. You guys, obviously know the song -- ♪ I'm not saying she's a gold digger ♪ but I would give the ring back. She's not marrying him. It's a contract. Null and void. ♪ he's probably out of luck as far as the money he gave her in gifts, though, is the onl

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