WBA lightweight world champion Gervonta Davis (23-0, 22 KOs) has been charged with domestic violence following video that shows the 25-year-old having an argument with the mother of his daughter during a charity basketball game last Sunday in Coral Gables, Florida, reported ESPN.
“As a result of an ongoing investigation after being notified through social media and the victim, on February 1, 2020, Davis was observed battering his former girlfriend with whom have a child together,” Coral Gables police said via ESPN.com. “(Davis) surrendered himself to Coral Gables police detectives assigned to the case.”
Look at the video:
Gervonta Davis rolled up ready to straight choke slam shorty pic.twitter.com/NLYHwzYI0i
— 🇩🇴RIP Kobe Bryant🇨🇻🇬🇼🅙 (@mr_Iuares) February 1, 2020
Davis posted this message, before deleting his Twitter account:
“I never once hit her, yea I was aggressive and told her come on… that’s the mother of my child I would never hurt her other than that happy New Years.. January was trash.”
“Tank” Davis has subsequently been charged with simple battery domestic violence.