gervonta davis arrested for domestic violence

Boxer Gervonta Davis has been arrested and charged with battery and domestic violence against ex-girlfriend after a video which showed him allegedly grabbing and shoving his ex-girlfriend surfaced online. He was transported to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center for processing.

Authorities commented on the viral video which captures Davis choking his ex, stating, “As a result of an ongoing investigation after being notified through social media and the victim, on Feb. 1 2020, [Davis] was observed battering his former girlfriend whom [sic] have child together.” Cops added, “[Davis] surrendered himself, to the Coral Gables Police detectives assigned to the case.”

Davis issued a statement over the weekend regarding the incident, saying, in part, “I never once hit her … yeah I was aggressive and told her come on,” adding, “That’s the mother of my child. I would never hurt her.”