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Floyd Mayweather Sr. accused of assaulting woman following Vegas championship bout

January 26, 2018  |  Posted by: Michael Falzarano
Floyd Mayweather Sr. accused of assaulting woman following Vegas championship bout

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Floyd Mayweather Sr. appeared in a Las Vegas court where he pleaded not guilty to battery charges related to a September incident following the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin bout in

The 65-year-old father and trainer of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. surrendered to police on Tuesday.

Las Vegas Metro Police accuse Floyd Mayweather Sr. of assaulting a woman outside the T-Mobile arena.

The former boxer allegedly grabbed Marsha Robbinson-Byrd before punching the woman in the leg following the Golovkin-Alvarez championship bout.

Robinson-Byrd was reportedly treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.

Authorities subsequently charged Mayweather Sr. with battery and issued a warrant for his arrest, TMZ reported.

His attorney pled not guilty on Mayweather Sr’s behalf before a Las Vegas judge on Thursday.

Following the court proceeding, the attorney vehemently denied allegations his client assaulted a woman.

A rep for the elder Mayweather previously told the gossip website that “he’s totally innocent and never laid a hand on the alleged victim.”

The judge has ordered Floyd Mayweather Sr. to appear in court on March 27.

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