Floyd Mayweather Sr has been sued for alleged assault of a woman following Canelo Alvarez’s split decision with Gennady Golovkin on Sept. 16, 2017.
Marsha Byrd accused Mayweather Sr of “dragged her out of his car and repeatedly punched her, causing her serious injuries. after the 1st Canelo-GGG fight last year.
The lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Marsha Byrd claims she got into a verbal altercation with Mayweather Sr. on September 17, 2017 outside T-Mobile Arena in Vegas which she says turned physical.
A representative for Mayweather said the woman was “trying to extort money” from him.It’s unknown how much Byrd is seeking in damages from her civil suit.
TMZ Sports first reported in January a warrant had been issued for Mayweather’s arrest.
Prosecutors had charged Mayweather with misdemeanor battery in a criminal trial. He was acquitted in June.