Former lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. was charged with misdemeanor battery in connection with an alleged incident in Toledo, Ohio, accordi
Former lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. was charged with misdemeanor battery in connection with an alleged incident in Toledo, Ohio, according to a Toledo Municipal Court lawsuit.
The 30-year-old is accused of beating the victim, rendering her unconscious.
The officer observed that the woman had a split lip and a chipped tooth.
Easter pleaded not guilty and was released on his own recognizance. A temporary protective order was granted.
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Easter (23-1-1, 14 KOs) defeated Richard Commey to win the title in 2016 and made three successful defenses before losing the belt to Mikey Garcia in 2018. The Toledo native’s last fight was in February, a victory. by decision on Ryan Martín. Showtime has televised his last five fights, including two stellar appearances.
Easter, who fights for Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, is ranked eighth at 140 pounds. He was a substitute on the 2012 United States Olympic Team that went to London. His father, Robert Easter Sr., was also a professional boxer.
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