Former pro boxing champ Ugandan Kassim Ouma was arrested for battery in Los Angeles on Friday — after knocking out a man who was allegedly making gay advances toward him … this is according to USA website TMZ has reported.
Law enforcement sources told TMZ that the former IBF junior middleweight champion is telling investigators … he was hanging out in Hollywood early Friday morning when he struck up a conversation with a guy he just met. Ouma says the two went back tothe other man’s home for a drink … where the guy allegedly made a pass at the boxer. We’re told … Ouma claims he politely declined multiple advances … but says when he got up to leave, the guy made one final move — and Ouma shoved him away.
The altercation then escalated … with Ouma allegedly knocking the guy out cold. Cops were called to the scene — where the victim was treated and transported to a nearby hospital. Ouma was ultimately arrested for felony battery causing great bodily harm. We tried to contact Ouma for comment — but he’s still behind bars.