Professional boxer pleads guilty in connection with assault at Cleveland downtown bar

Updated: Apr. 8, 2019 at 12:09 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The trial for a professional boxer was supposed to start on Monday, however, Adrien Broner ended up pleading guilty to reduced charges.

Broner was indicted on the charges of gross sexual imposition, sexual imposition and abduction for kissing a woman inside the VIP Lounge at The Park Social Lounge on West 9th Street last June.

Broner pleaded guilty to reduced misdemeanor charges .

Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Sherrie Miday then sentenced Broner to two years probation.

The 35-year-old victim told Cleveland police she was sitting on a couch in the bar when Broner put his entire weight on her and began kissing her.

The assault stopped when someone tried to take their picture.

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