Melissa St. Vil

This Boxer's Story About Overcoming Assault and Abuse Will Bring Out Your Inner Fighter

10 monthes ago   |   By Pop Sugar

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Melissa St. Vil has been a fighter all of her life, both in the ring and outside of it. The champion boxer, who first experienced abuse as a child, was violently assaulted in 2009 by her then-trainer and uncle to boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., Roger Mayweather. Mayweather pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts of battery , ultimately avoiding jail time.
It's been almost 11 years since the attack and Vils remains as valiant as ever, refusing to be painted as simply a victim, and committed to sharing her story with survivors.
That's why Vil teamed up with NoMore.org , an...
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