Former fight club trainer pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teens who were his students

Former fight club trainer pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teens who were his students
William Bosley Jr, a trainer of the Uniontown Fight Club, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three women when they were teenagers and students of his. (Fayette County Prison)

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — A former Fayette County mixed martial arts studio owner has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three teenagers who were his students at the Uniontown Fight Club.

State police said that on Dec. 6, 2018, a woman reported to investigators that William Kenneth Bosley Jr. sexually assaulted her several times at different locations in North Union and South Union Townships in 2013. The woman told police that Bosley also sent her sexually explicit text messages.

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According to police, the sex crimes started when the victim was 14 years old and continued for two years until she was 16.

On Dec. 11, 2018, police said another woman came forward and told investigators that Bosley sexually assaulted her and sent her sexually explicit text messages while he was her trainer at Uniontown Fight Club. According to police, the assaults allegedly started back in 2010 when the victim was 15 years old.

A third woman also came forward claiming Bosley sexually assaulted her when she was a young, teenage girl.

According to a criminal complaint, the victim joined the fight club when she was 14. After training her for approximately a year, Bosley began to text the victim about her body, the complaint said. Bosley also requested naked photos of the victim in order to better see the progress of her diet, the complaint said.

The criminal complaint also stated that while staying at Bosley’s house for one night, Bosley entered the shower with the victim and touched her inappropriately. He then grabbed her hand and placed it on his privates. The victim told police she repeatedly told Bosley no, the complaint said.

Bosley’s sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 7.

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