Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett was arrested on a charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after beating a sparing partner at the FIT ‘No Holds Bar’ gym in Albuquerque on Monday night. According to the ABQ Journal, Bennett left he gym after a sparing session with New Mexico high school wrestling champion Tyler East became a little heated. He left the gym but came back later that evening with a metal pipe and proceeded to beatdown East before fleeing the scene.
Gym owner Tom Vaughn,
Bennett started to pick up the intensity of what wasn’t supposed to be a full-speed session.
Bennett “was for some reason starting to throw hard on a day when we weren’t going hard … Tyler asked him to stop, then Tyler threw him down to the mat and said, ‘I told you we weren’t going hard.’ … He’d [Bennett] never displayed this type of behavior … He’s no longer a part of our team. End of story.”
Police later caught up with Bennett, he is retained at the ABQ metro jail on a $25,000 bond. Bennett has been in and out of jail multiple times on various charges ranging from assault to cocaine usage.
Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett (22-16-2) is a veteran fighter who has fought mainly in King of the Cage, but has competed in PRIDE and EliteXC. His most notable win came in 2007 at EliteXC “Destiny” when he knocked out fellow striker KJ Noons. Noons later went on to become the EliteXC lightweight champion after defeating Nick Diaz (TKO cut).