Via Bleacher Report:

The 36-year-old was pulled over by California Highway Patrol and taken to a nearby police station where he was booked.

Kovalev was last in action in November in Las Vegas where he lost his WBO light heavyweight crown to Canelo Alvarez via an 11th-round knockout.

He was arrested at approximately 2 a.m but released on his own recognizance over five hours later, per the report.

The Russian boxer’s arrest comes just over a month after he was reportedly sued over an alleged non-payment of $650,000 from a previously agreed lawsuit settlement.

Kovalev’s trouble is piling up and doing so quickly.  If we had to guess we would guess that the alcohol is probably to blame for all of the trouble he finds himself in.

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