Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett (17-13-2) has been forced to withdraw from his fight scheduled for this Friday due to some legal issues. According to reports, Krazy Horse, was arrested June 15, 2007 for two charges of violating his probation in Marion County, Fla.
Bennett was recently arrested, with a booking date of June 15, 2007, for two charges of violating his probation in Marion County, Fla. Apparently, he will not be able to clear up his legal troubles in time to make the fight.
Bennett was scheduled to face Victor “Joe Boxer” Valenzuela (5-1-2) on Friday’s Strikeforce event. Taking Bennett’s place on the card will be EliteXC veteran Edson Berto (10-3-1).
Update 5:23 PM: Bloody Elbow has confirmed that Bennett is in jail.
I just called the Marion County jail and they have confirmed Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett will be in jail until AT LEAST July 16. There is no bond on his two felony charges regarding his violation of probation.
Update 8:00 PM: Josh Gross of Sherdog is reporting that Bennett is currently in talks with prosecutors in order to be released in time to compete on Friday night.
If Bennett is unable to be released from jail in time, Elite XC has announced that James Edson Berto will take his place against Victor Valenzuela.