According to reports, Davis was captured this Tuesday and released on Wednesday afternoon; It is unknown if the alleged victim will press charges.
Boxer Gervonta Davis, unblemished in 27 fights and who has a world title fight against Héctor García, was arrested on Tuesday and it was Wednesday afternoon that he ended up being theoretically released on bail.
According to different reports and police reports, Davis was captured by the Florida police for allegedly assaulting a woman whom he allegedly hit in the face “with a closed hand.” This would have caused a large bruise on the young woman’s inner upper lip.
According to documents that TMZ Sports had access to, the incident occurred at a residence in Parkland, Florida, around 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday, where the boxer allegedly “touched and hit the female against her will.” , “causing bodily harm” aggravated.
Also in a 911 call obtained by the same outlet, the woman pleaded for police support, assuring that Davis “was going to kill her.”
According to the audio, the young woman was trying to leave the house in Parkland and the boxer was hitting the vehicle in front of his young son.
“I need help please! I’m trying to go home. I have my baby in the car and he (Davis) attacked me in front of the child. And now she’s ruining my tires!” she told the official on the call.
Although the call was disconnected, a second call from a third party later also reported Davis, who ended up being captured almost an hour after the fact.
At the moment it is unknown if the woman will bring charges against Davis and if this will be key to a suspension or postponement of the fight against García, scheduled for next January 7.
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