Professional boxer and Baltimore native Gervonta “Tank” Davis turned himself in to police after a viral video showed him assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Florida, officials said.
According to officials, Davis, 25, turned himself over to the Coral Gables Police Department and is charged with simple battery and domestic violence.
Davis posted a statement to his Instagram account after the video went viral on social media Sunday: “I never once hit her. Yeah, I was aggressive and told her ‘Come on’…That’s the mother of my child. I would never her other than that.”
Davis is the current WBA Super Featherweight Champion.
The investigation is ongoing.
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