Footy TV host Paul Kent was caught on video drinking a shocking number of beers before alleged fight outside a pub, court hears

Footy TV host Paul Kent was caught on video drinking a shocking number of beers before alleged fight outside a pub, court hears

  • Tamer Uzun, 35, has been charged with assault over an alleged combat
  • Allegedly concerned in a combat with Paul Kent outdoors a pub in April
  • Kent seeks to have assault costs towards him dismissed

The lawyer for a person accused of throwing Paul Kent right into a tree throughout a brawl outdoors a pub has instructed a courtroom the controversial former TV host had drunk 21 beers earlier than the alleged conflict.

Tamer Uzun, 35, has pleaded not responsible after being charged over an alleged altercation outdoors the Three Weeds Lodge in Sydney's interior west simply after 11pm on April 27.

Footage of the alleged incident exhibits Kent calling Uzun a “doghead” because the pair argued, however others tried to intervene earlier than he moved on to Uzun.

Lawyer Brian Wrench, performing for Mr Uzon, instructed Downing Centre Court docket he had obtained CCTV footage of Kent earlier than the alleged confrontation together with his shopper.

“The footage exhibits the opposite celebration drank 21 schooners of alcohol and shadow boxed earlier than the incident,” Mr Rench mentioned on Friday morning.

'We are saying our shopper shouldn’t be the attacker.

Tamer Uzun (pictured on the right in the footage of the alleged altercation with Kent) has been charged with affray after the video of Kent being thrown into a tree went viral.

Tamer Uzun (pictured on the right in the footage of the alleged altercation with Kent) has been charged with affray after the video of Kent being thrown into a tree went viral.

Tamer Uzun (pictured on the proper within the footage of the alleged altercation with Kent) has been charged with affray after the video of Kent being thrown right into a tree went viral.

Footage of the alleged fight shows Kent (centre) falling headlong into a gutter after hitting a tree outside a Sydney pub. Uzun is shown on the left, dressed in black

Footage of the alleged combat exhibits Kent (centre) falling headlong right into a gutter after hitting a tree outdoors a Sydney pub. Uzun is proven on the left, wearing black

'The opposite man is Mr Paul Kent.'

Every day Mail Australia has realized the CCTV footage was filmed on the Sackville Lodge, the place Kent commonly drinks.

Uzun's case has been adjourned till July 19, and Mr Rench is writing to the police requesting that the costs be withdrawn.

The alleged altercation spilled into the road when Kent tried to punch Uzun however collided with a tree and landed headfirst right into a gutter.

Kent has been suspended from Fox Sports activities and the Every day Telegraph.

Uzun attended Balmain Police Station at about 6.45pm on April 28 the place he was taken to Newtown Police Station within the metropolis's interior west and charged with affray after officers launched an investigation once they turned conscious of the video.

Kent was charged Could 1 with affray.

NSW Police revealed the event in an announcement, which mentioned: 'On Saturday 27 April 2024, at about 11.20pm, two males allegedly had a verbal argument which led to them changing into concerned in a bodily altercation outdoors a restaurant positioned on Evans Road, Rozelle.'

Kent is in search of to have the costs dismissed on psychological well being grounds when he seems in courtroom on Could 14.

Kent's lawyer George Elias instructed Justice of the Peace Scott Nash: 'I might be making use of to have the case handled beneath psychological well being and cognitive impairment.'

Kent

Kent

'Within the hours following the alleged incident he (Kent) sought pressing counselling. He’s seeing his GP who has referred him to Burwood Hospital.

'He's bought an vital appointment [one doctor] on Could 22 and [is seeking] Different remedies … concerning alcohol.'

Underneath the Act, if an individual is mentally unstable, a Justice of the Peace can order that she or he be dedicated to the care of a accountable individual.

Mr Nash agreed to offer Mr Kent six weeks to obtain a remedy plan from his new physician and waived his bail reporting situations.

Kent has not entered a plea.

Underneath NSW legislation, the utmost sentence for rioting is 10 years in jail and it’s thought of a extra severe cost than assault.

Shortly after Kent was accused, Elias claimed the previous Fox Sports activities TV host needed to be hospitalized with damaged ribs and presumably broken lungs following the alleged altercation.

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