For the second time in 9 months, Suge Knight got his face punched in -- and the alleged ass-beater claims to be Akon's business manager.
It all went down in a private party at the W Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ -- where Suge was attending a private party for NBA All-Star weekend. Cops say they were called to the scene by hotel security who warned about a brewing fight between two groups in the VIP area.
According to the Scottsdale PD website, when cops arrived, they saw a man punch the victim -- aka Suge -- two times in the head." Officers had to break out the tasers to "quell the fight."
The suspect, Robert Carnes Jr., was charged with one count of felony aggravated assault -- they ruled it a felony "due to the severity of the victim's injuries." Another man was also arrested and charged with one count of misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
According to the Scottsdale PD, "Carnes reported to officers that he is employed as the business manager for singer 'Akon.'"
Suge was transported to a local hospital and treated for facial injuries.