Russian boxer Kovalev faces 4 years for beating a woman in US
The victim was diagnosed with a nose fracture, concussion, and displacement of the cervical disc.
In the US, Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev is accused of beating a woman. He faces up to four years in prison. This is reported by TMZ.
The incident occurred in one of the hotels in June 2018, after a girl the boxer liked refused him. After that, Kovalev and his friend went to her hotel room, where he struck her in the head multiple times. The victim was diagnosed with a nose fracture, concussion, and displacement of the cervical disc. The boxer was detained by police shortly after the incident. The next court hearing on his case is to be held in March of this year.
Sergey Kovalev has defended three WBA, IBF, and WBO world titles. In August, Kovalev lost in a fight with Colombian Eleder Alvarez. February 2, a rematch should be held. According to Kovalev's promoter, the criminal prosecution of the Russian will not interfere with the fight.