Around the time Gervonta Davis’ subsequent combat was introduced, it was additionally revealed he faces some extra authorized bother.
The boxer is being sued for allegedly inflicting “a number of bodily accidents” after sucker-punching a parking attendant in a New York City storage.
Arturo Jimenez claims the boxer struck him within the chest whereas ready for his automobile within the storage March 8, 2022.
Davis was staying on the Hotel Continental in Times Square, throughout the road from the Edison Park Fast Garage on West forty fourth Street. Jimenez, who reported the incident to police the next day, says he did not know Davis had requested for his automobile from one other worker. The fighter approached Jimenez and mentioned, “Stop f—ing taking part in with me” earlier than allegedly punching him.
Jimenez was then pulled into the workplace whereas Davis allegedly continued “yelling and cursing,” demanding his keys, though he allegedly refused to pay initially.
It was introduced Friday Davis will combat Ryan Garcia April 22 in Las Vegas.
Davis has been in bother lately. He pleaded responsible to a hit-and-run in Maryland and will probably be sentenced May 5. That incident left 4 individuals injured, and he’s going through seven years in jail amongst his 14 violations.
He additionally was arrested on home violence costs in December, however the accusations have been walked again.
He was additionally charged with battery of his ex-girlfriend three years in the past.
The 28-year-old is 26-0 in his skilled profession. Garcia is 23-0.
Davis defeated Hector Garcia Jan. 7 to retain the WBA light-weight title. He was a part of the cardboard for the Mayweather-McGregor bout in 2017, the place he defeated Francisco Fonseca by knockout.
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