Undefeated World Boxing Council middleweight champion Jermall Charlo was arrested on Wednesday on felony robbery charges from a July incident at a San Antonio bar.
Charlo posted bond on three prices of second-degree robbery and was launched based on KSAT-TV.
A police report stated Charlo’s bank card was declined for a big bar tab on the morning on July 16, the eve of Charlo’s brother Jermell’s world title bout in San Antonio.
A warrant accused Charlo of eradicating his identification and money from his waitress’s possession earlier than departing.
Charlo’s legal professional, Kent Schaffer, instructed the station his consumer didn’t take something belonging to another person.
“Jermall stole no money from anyone at the club and made no threats toward anyone,” Schaffer instructed KSAT.
“At no time did he rob anyone or take any property other than his own.”
The lawyer stated the fighter was involved after being instructed his card had been misplaced and solely retrieved his driver’s license.
Charlo, 32-0 with 22 knockouts, made his fourth defence of his 160-pound (73kg) crown by unanimous determination over Mexico’s Juan Macias Montiel in June at Houston.
His twin brother Jermell, 34-1-1 with 18 knockouts, fought to a draw on July 17 in San Antonio against Argentina’s Brian Castano in a showdown for the undisputed mild middleweight crown, Charlo preserving the WBC, WBA and IBF titles.