NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new viral video shows man dressed as Spider-Man trading punches with and rolling on the ground with another man amid a throng of onlookers in Times Square.

Geoff Golberg posted the clip to Twitter earlier Thursday. It shows the man in the Spider-Man costume and the other man, wearing black pants and a black shirt with white stripes on the back, in a knock-down, drag-out fight in front of the Times Square Toys ‘R’ Us, 1514 Broadway.

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It was unclear what started the fight. But Golberg told DNAInfo that he saw the other man harassing several street performers before he got into the fight with the Spider-Man character.

Golberg’s video credited the man in Spider-Man costume with “saving the day.”

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Other Spider-Men have also made headlines in Times Square – often not for flattering reasons.

One man was charged with slugging a police officer while dressed as Spider-Man in Times Square in July of last year after being told to stop hassling tourists for more money for taking photos with him. The charges were later dropped.

A Batman and a Spider-Man were also arrested in September of last year for getting into a fist fight with another man who began heckling the characters.

The two voiced opposing views at a City Council hearing on a new proposal to regulate costumed characters in Times Square, which would require they be licensed and pass background checks, CBS2’s Diane Macedo reported in November 2014.

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A third Spider-Man, Phillip Williams, was convicted in 2014 of of harassing a woman in a Times Square spat. Williams, 36, had been charged with punching a mother of two in the face after she refused to tip him for posing for a photograph with her children in February 2013.