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Amateur MMA Fighter Moonlights As Costumed Hero, Gets Arrested

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Aspiring Mixed Martial Artist Ben 'Flattop' Fodor, brother of Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor, proud owner of an 11-0 amateur record, also enjoys dressing up as superhero "Phoenix Jones" and "fighting crime" on the streets of Seattle. As you can see in the video above, sometimes crime fighting doesn't pay as Fodor found himself being led away in handcuffs following a skirmish.

MSNBC has more:

Police officers arrested the 23-year-old man who calls himself Phoenix Jones early Sunday after he was accused of assaulting several people with pepper spray. He was booked in county jail on four counts of assault, with arraignment set for Thursday, police said Monday.

Jones, who wears a black mask with yellow stripes and a bulging muscle bodysuit, said he was only trying to stop a street brawl.

"Just because he's dressed up in costume, it doesn't mean he's in special consideration or above the law. You can't go around pepper spraying people because you think they are fighting," said Seattle police spokesman Det. Mark Jamieson.