According to authorities, a former UFC fighter has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a child.
Abel “Killa” Trujillo, 35, was arrested in Broward County, Florida, in May. He was extradited last month to Douglas County, Colorado. This is where the alleged crime is said to have occurred, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office told ABC News. She adds that he is a Florida resident.
He is also charged with obscenity, Hayden says, but could not elaborate on the nature of the crime.
The Sports Network reports that Trujillo was previously convicted of domestic abuse in 2007. Additionally, a domestic abuse assault in 2009, citing Iowa court records.
Hayden says Trujillo was released from jail on $10,000 bond on Tuesday. He is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing Thursday morning. He has not yet entered a plea.
Whether or not Trujillo has retained an attorney remains unclear.
The UFC lightweight’s last fight was in December 2017, which he lost to John “The Bull” Makdessi, according to Sherdog.co, a mixed martial arts website.
According to the Sports Network, Trujillo was scheduled to fight in the main event of Battlefield FC 2 in Macau on July 27.