Kubrat Pulev kiss: Boxing fans should be ashamed of reaction – Claressa Shields
Boxing followers “could presumably maybe also mild be ashamed” of their reaction to heavyweight Kubrat Pulev kissing female reporter Jennifer Ravalo, says double Olympic champion Claressa Shields.
Ravalo said she used to be “humiliated” by the incident, whereasboxing chiefs in California get suspended Pulev.
Reaction has integrated a doctored record on social media of Ravalo in a compromising location with Pulev.
The 37-year-old Bulgarian has claimed the pair are chums.
Vegas Sports actions Day after day’s Ravalo said she had handiest met Pulev a day before the incident, which took location after he defeated Romanian Bogdan Dinu within the American city of Costa Mesa final Saturday.
Ravalo, who works underneath the title Jenny SuShe, furthermore alleged Pulev “grabbed both of my buttocks and squeezed with both of his hands”.
Her attorney, Gloria Allred, claimed “the said assault used to be unlawful and unwelcome” and the boxer has been ordered to appear in entrance of the California Inform Athletic Price (CSAC), which says it “takes this incident seriously”.
Fundamental of the reaction to Ravalo’s allegations on social media has been serious of the reporter.
American Shields said the “boxing followers commenting asserting she could presumably maybe also mild suck it up, she loved it… she requested for it, she’s doing it for the money” could presumably maybe also mild “be ashamed of themselves”.
“I am now now not asserting Pulev could presumably maybe also mild be sentenced to twenty years in prison, or any prison time at all,” added the 24-year-old unbeaten IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight champion.
“He needs to apologise and be held responsible, although responsible way paying her, or apologising, and proper letting it be known he knows what he did used to be atrocious.”
One other record of Ravalo, allegedly exhibiting her sitting happily with Pulev’s workers at a post-fight celebration, has furthermore been circulated extensively on social media, alongside with a video of her allegedly sitting on the lap of a member of Pulev’s camp – both supposedly after the kissing incident.
They were posted on a Fb memoir called Pulev Sport.
Pulev has but to relate on Ravalo’s allegations, though he did negate an announcement enjoying the incident down after footage of the kiss emerged earlier this week.
“Jenny is de facto a friend of mine and, after the interview, I was so pleased I gave her a kiss,” he said.
“Later that night, she joined me and my other chums at my post-fight celebration.”