Despite his 2011 guilty plea, Mayweather recently told Yahoo's Katie Couric that he doesn't beat women.
About the Josie Harris incident, he told Couric: "Did I kick, stomp and beat someone? I look in your face and say, 'No, that didn’t happen.' Did I restrain a woman that was on drugs? So if they say that’s domestic violence, then, you know what? I’m guilty of restraining someone." Harris has since relocated to California with their three children. I didn't understand what a battered woman was at that time.
That lawsuit was dismissed in 2003, according to the Review-Journal.She told Rogers, now of USA Today, "I was a battered woman. Now I know I was in a very dysfunctional, hostile relationship and a victim of domestic violence." Mayweather has avoided the sort of public scorn that high-profile athletes accused of domestic violence have faced.I felt embarrassed about saying I was a battered woman. Boxing is a niche sport, and doesn't have the sort of authoritative governing body that can meaningfully punish a figure like Mayweather.But before the biggest fight of his career another, darker aspect of his life outside the ring is resurfacing.Mayweather has a Since 2002 Mayweather has been accused of violence against women with alarming frequency.Numbers from Interact in Raleigh show one in three adolescents in the U. is a victim of some type of abuse from someone they're dating.