[CW: The following article includes mention of child sexual exploitation and domestic abuse]
Aaron Bronsteter of TSN reports that former UFC Lightweight Abel Trujillo, 35, was arrested in Broward County, FL, and extradited to Douglas County, CO, where he was due to sexual exploitation of a child and a crime was charged with obscenity. He is in the Douglas County jail in Castle Rock, CO, on a $ 10,000 account.
Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and the obscenity of the crime and is currently being arrested and delivered in prison in Douglas County, Colorado on May 24 in Broward County, Florida.
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In Colorado, the sexual Criminal exploitation of a child defined as "possession, production or dissemination of sexually explicit material (pornography) involving a child under the age of 18" (as per TSN ).
Trujillo's indictment for obscene offenses is defined as the commission of "mass obscenity to minors" when such a person, aware of their content and character, conducts mass advertising to minors or is intended to promote obscene material to minors.
This is not the first time that Trujillo has been charged with a serious crime.
Trujillo pleaded guilty twice for assaulting his body in a Cage Potato article from 2012 (archived here). In both cases, the victim was reported as the mother of Trujillo's child and Trujillo pleaded guilty to obstructing emergency communication in 2007.
Although Trujillo's beliefs became public in 2012, Trujillo continued to fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). From December 2012 to December 2017, Trujillo received 11 opportunities from the UFC, including bouts against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson and James Vick.
Trujillo's last fight in 2017 was against John Makdessi at the UFC in FOX: Lawler vs. Der Former UFC and Bellator fighter Will Brooks joins Battlefield FC 2 on July 27, but has since been replaced by Gleison Tibau (h / t Sherdog ) was replaced.