Boxer Gervonta Davis was arrested Tuesday in Parkland, Florida, and booked into jail on a domestic violence charge of battery causing bodily harm, according to Broward County Sheriff’s Office records.
Davis remains in custody at the Broward County Main Jail Bureau in Fort Lauderdale and is scheduled to appear in a court hearing Wednesday at 8 a.m. ET, according to the jail. No bond is set.
Details of Davis’ arrest and charges against him were not available Wednesday morning.
Davis, a 28-year-old from Baltimore, is scheduled to headline a PBC on Jan. 7 Showtime PPV event in Washington, D.C. against Hector Luis Garcia. The fight is planned as a prelude to a superfight against Ryan Garcia on April 25 in Las Vegas. Davis (27-0, 25 KOs) is a former 130-pound titleholder.
Davis is also there displayed set in Baltimore Circuit Court on Feb. 16 on charges related to an unrelated hit-and-run incident in November 2020, according to court records. Davis is accused of fleeing the scene of a crash that involved four people, including a pregnant woman. He faces 14 charges, including failure to yield immediately and remaining at the scene of an accident involving bodily injury. There is also a civil case against him.
In addition, according to Coral Gables (Florida) police, Davis faces two misdemeanor battery charges for an incident in February 2020 in which he was “seen to beat up his ex-girlfriend”. that case was acquitted on Dec. 13, according to court records.