Former light-weight titleholder Robert Easter Jr. was charged with misdemeanor assault in reference to an alleged assault Saturday in Toledo, Ohio, in response to a Toledo Municipal Courtroom grievance obtained by ESPN.
The 30-year-old is accused of punching a lady, rendering her unconscious. The officer noticed that the lady had a break up lip and chipped tooth.
Easter pleaded not responsible Monday and was launched on his personal recognizance. A short lived safety order was granted to the lady.
Easter (23-1-1, 14 KOs) defeated Richard Commey to win the title in 2016 and made three profitable defenses earlier than shedding the belt to Mikey Garcia in 2018. The Toledo native’s final battle was in February, a victory by determination over Ryan Martin. Showtime has televised his previous 5 fights, together with two headline appearances.
Easter, who fights for Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, is rated No. 8 by ESPN at 140 kilos. He was an alternate on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Group that went to London. His father, Robert Easter Sr., was additionally a professional boxer.