MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Lightweight championship boxer Gervonta Davis turned himself in to Coral Gables Police on Tuesday after cell phone video surfaced showing him getting into physical altercation with a woman in Miami.
Davis is charged with Simple Battery Domestic Violence and transported to TGK for processing.READ MORE: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
Davis was attending a charity basketball game on Saturday while in town for Super Bowl weekend when the altercation took place.
Someone captured cell phone video of Davis grabbing his former girlfriend by the neck and pulling her out of her seat. She is also the mother of his child.
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In a post on his Instagram story, denied hitting her but admitted to being “aggressive.”MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida
Davis acknowledged the incident on his Instagram story, saying the woman is the mother of his child. He maintained he never hit her and would never hurt her, but admitted to being “aggressive.”