Gervonta Davis has reportedly been arrested in Florida on a domestic violence charge, on Tuesday. Check out his Domestic violence here.
Gervonta Davis : Arrested | Domestic violence
Born in Baltimore, Davis originally hails from the Sandtown-Winchester community in West Baltimore, which is one of the most crime-ridden areas of the city.
He attended Digital Harbor High School, a local magnet school, but dropped out to focus on his career. He later earned his secondary degree through a GED program.
As of June 2022, Davis is ranked as world’s tenth-best active boxer, pound for pound, by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
He is also ranked as the world’s best active lightweight by BoxRec, third by ESPN, and Fifth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and The Ring magazine.
Also known for his exceptional punching power, Davis’ knockout-to-win percentage stands at 93%.
Gervonta Davis arrested
Gervonta Davis, 28, was arrested and jailed Tuesday for a domestic violence charge, according to a police report seen by Insider.
A sheriff’s report out of Broward County, which is approximately 40 miles north of Miami, said Davis was arrested for reported battery and cause of bodily harm.
Court documents obtained by TMZ Sports allege that Davis “did actually and intentionally touch and strike” a woman “against her will.” It said he “did intentionally cause bodily harm to her.”
Also TMZ reports that in the document, police officers said Davis struck the woman “with a closed hand type slap,” causing an injury.
A representative for Davis declined to comment when contacted by Insider.
Davis, one of America’s best boxers, is renowned for his fighting acumen and knockout power.
His arrest comes a little more than a week before he is due to return to the ring, for a January 7 fight in Washington DC against Hector Luis Garcia, which headlines a Premier Boxing Champions event on Showtime pay-per-view.
Davis is one of the most popular athletes in the sport and an April bout against Ryan Garcia, which is agreed in principle at a catchweight of 136 pounds, has the potential to be one of the biggest combat sports events of the year.
Undefeated lightweight boxing titleholder Gervonta Davis was arrested charged with domestic violence and is in jail in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
Arrest records show that officers arrested Davis on Tuesday in Parkland on a domestic violence charge of battery causing bodily harm.
The Baltimore native was released Wednesday afternoon after a court hearing during which bail was set at $1,000, according to the Broward Sherriff’s Office.
Davis was arrested about 2:50 p.m. EST Tuesday at his Parkland Golf & Country Club residence on Lemon Grass Drive.
But Broward sheriff’s deputy Eric Blake stated in a probable cause affidavit that Davis allegedly struck a woman and caused bodily harm by hitting her with a closed-hand slap on the right side of her head.
Also Police arrived on the scene about 1:25 p.m. Tuesday.
Davis, 28, was to face Hector Luis Garcia in a headline fight Jan. 7 in Washington, D.C. The 130-pound titleholder is 27-0 with 25 knockouts. Davis beat Rolando Romero is his last fight May 28 in Brooklyn to retain his WBA lightweight world title.